Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material
This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.
Booker T. Washington Sound Recording, Correspondence, and Other Material Collection
The Booker T. Washington collection, which dates from 1899 to 1940 and measures 5 folders, is an artificial collection of correspondence, speeches, and mementoes related to the life and legacy of Booker T. Washington. Collection comprises correspondence, phonograph record, photograph, and miscellaneous memorabilia.
Streetfare Journal Poetry posters
Earthquake Series--1989 (Vol. VI, No. 2, Fall 1989) -- Henry Dumas, "Fir" (with a black & white photograph by David Lubbers); -- 1990 (Vol. VII, No. 1, Summer 1990)--Elizabeth Bishop, "Rain Towards Morning" (with a painting by Frank Stella) -- Jayne Cortez, "The Red Pepper Poet" (with a painting by James Cobb) -- Jack Marshall, "Dawn Notes" (with a …
The Moten Black Collectors Hall of Fame
A collaborative exhibition between the Anacostia Museum and Lucy E. Moten Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C. The show explores the materials collected by students, teachers and adults in an Occupational Home Economics class sponsored jointly by the D. C. Public Schools Career Development Program and the Greater Southeast Center …
Ford-Deas family papers
The collection, which dates from approximately 1900-1969 and measures 3.42 linear feet, documents the lives and activities of the Ford-Deas family. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs, color photographs, photograph albums, clippings, correspondence, postcards, bankbooks, blankbooks, diplomas, sheet music, scrapbook, poems, sketches and drawings.
Sharon Farmer Photograph
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Smoot family papers
This collection, which dates from circa 1903-1937, documents the lives and activities of the Smoot family of Washington, D.C. The collection is comprised of a diploma, a Nurses' Examining Board certificate, a photo postcard of the family church, two photo postcards of family members, and an oversized black-and-white photograph depicting postal workers in front of the Old Post Office.
Collection of William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator, 1831-1833
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
This collection contains issues of William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper The Liberator dating from 1831-1833, including the inaugural issue.
Blacks in the Westward Movement Exhibition Records
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
An exhibition on African American contributions to America's westward expansion. Organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The show was held at the museum from February --June, 1975. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Hector Bazy Manuscript
The manuscript documents Bazy's life as an African American cowboy throughout the Southwest prairies. Also included are photographs and two camp songs.
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