Query: *
Velma Nesbit manuscript
Creators:
Nesbit, Velma, 1925-2002
Berking, Peter
Dates:
circa 2000
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box, 6 linear inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-127
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 2000, contains a 144-page typescript copy of the unpublished autobiography of Velma Nesbit, the daughter of an Alabama sharecropper. Also present are 14 audiocassettes, one diskette and four compact discs relating to Nesbit's life and career.

D.C. Art Association exhibition poster
Dates:
1973
Size:
1 Poster (28 x 21inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.2003.7095
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
Paul Kennedy Photographs
Dates:
2000
Size:
2 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-124.8
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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David R. Allison Photograph
Dates:
1979
Size:
1 Photographic print (gelatin silver, 7 1/2 x 9 7/16 inches.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-124.17
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007 - 2008
Size:
2.75 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Anacostia Community Museum, formerly known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, organized by the museum and held there September 15, 2007 through November 9, 2008. The exhibit explored the development of community life of neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River, beginning with the original inhabitation by Native Americans up to the present.

19th Century Pamphlet Collection
Dates:
1838 - 1898
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1838-1898, contains nine pamphlets and one booklet. The materials cover various subjects relating to African-Americans, including civil rights, education, the Civil War draft and services for freedmen. Several of the pamphlets contain speeches by Frederick Douglass.

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Down Through the Years: Stories from the Anacostia Museum's Collections
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1996
Size:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-042
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition exploring the stories and the histories of objects and artifacts in the museum's collection. Organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there April 28, 1996 through August 12, 1996. The show featured photographs, documents, paintings, and historical and cultural objects form the museum's collection.

Afro-Caribe: The Art of Dennis Mario Rivera exhibition records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1994
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-083
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curated by César Piñeiro, Art-Caribe featured works of Puerto Rican born artist, Dennis Mario Rivera. The exhibition was organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there September 18, 1994 through November 06, 1994. Rivera uses his art to tell stories of his homeland and the Caribbean. Many of his works is this exhibit focused on the region's African heritage.

Anacostia Historical Society records
Creators:
Anacostia Historical Society
Dates:
1974-1992
bulk 1977-1980
Size:
1.65 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M04-001
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Anacostia Historical Society records, which date from 1974 to 1992, document the history and activities of the Anacostia Historical Society. The records are comprised of correspondence, financial records, museum catalogs, newsletters, clippings and slides.

Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1989-1998
Size:
936 Photographs (1 Binder, 35mm slides, negatives, and photographic prints.)
0.5 Linear feet
10 Video recordings (VHS, 1/2" )
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.13
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection consists of the records of Anacostia Community Museum's Juneteenth program held by the museum from 1989-1999. The material consists primarily of event programs, photographs, and audiovisual recordings of the various celebrations held on the grounds of the museum. video and audio recordings of the program events.

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