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The Weekly News, (Anacostia [i.e. Washington] D.C.)
Dates:
1909
Size:
1.6 Linear feet (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.4
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection of The Weekly News newspaper spans from August 7, 1909 to December 11, 1909, and measures 1.6 linear feet. The Washington, DC-based paper was "Devoted to the East Section of the Anacostia River," with the stated motto of "A Paper in Every Home." The Weekly reported on church news and society events, contained advertisements for neighborhood businesses, and listed places of interest, such as the Frederick Douglass Home and the Fort Stanton Civil War Fort.

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CAAHC Army Audiovisual Collection
Creators:
United States. Army
Dates:
1974-1986
Size:
3 Linear feet (3 boxes)
29 Video recordings (29 U-matic 3/4" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-015
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains United States Army-produced videos collected by the Center for African American History and Culture. The video programs focus on race relations and blacks in the military.

I, Too, Sing America: The African American Personal Narrative in American History audiovisual records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2004
Size:
2 Sound recordings (2 MiniDisc sound recordings)
8 Video recordings (5 VHS 1/2" video recordings ; 3 DVCAM video recordings)
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains the audiovisual materials created for the project I, Too, Sing America: The African American Personal Narrative in American History. Completed in February 2006, the project used diaries, letters, photographs, legal documents, and other objects handed down through families and others to spotlight the perspective of the African American …

Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner symposium records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
November 12-13, 2010
Size:
0.15 Linear feet (1 box; 9 miniDV video recordings; 1 CD-R sound recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-013
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner was a symposium held at the Anacostia Community Museum November 12-13, 2010. The keynote speaker was Emory Shaw Campbell, and other participants included Alcione M. Amos, Herb Frazier, Thomas B. Klein, Livio Sansone, and Kevin A. Yalvington. The …

Jean Weisinger Photograph
Dates:
1991
Size:
0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-096
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
Ken Light photographs
Creators:
Light, Ken
Dates:
1989 - 1993
Size:
0.01 Linear feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-039
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1989 to 1993 and measures .01 linear feet, includes portraits of African Americans and depictions of African American religious life. The collection is comprised of photographic prints.

Titus Brooks Heagins photographs
Creators:
Heagins, Titus Brooks
Dates:
circa 1997-2004
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((1 oversize folder))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1997-2004 and measures .01 linear feet, documents the people and environment of Cuba and Belize, as well as African American communities and religious life. The collection is comprised of inkjet prints.

Sperryville Documentation Project
Creators:
Russell, James D., 1921-2011
Dates:
2005-2007
bulk 2005-2005
Size:
8 Electronic discs (CD) (8 CD-Rs)
2 Boxes (2 boxes of index cards annotating the video recordings)
23 Video recordings (13 miniDV video recordings ; 5 DVCAM video recordings ; 5 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
1 Linear foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-008
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

James D. Russell's Sperryville Documentation Project is an audiovisual collection documenting the Sperryville, VA community. It contains video interviews with Russell about his books and other work that he undertook to preserve the history of the community, his family, and particularly his great grandmother Sister Caroline Terry, who was born …

Hector Bazy Manuscript
Creators:
Bazy, Hector, 1851-
Dates:
1910
Size:
30 Pages
11 Photographs
Typescript documents
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-125
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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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Rockefeller Digitization Project
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2004
Size:
0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
86 Video recordings (84 DVD-R video recordings ; 2 DVCAM video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.6
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains the audiovisual materials that were selected from the Anacostia Community Museum Archives collection for a digitization project funded by The Rockefeller Foundation in 2004. Materials include DVD copies of interviews, musical performances, documentaries, and news reels created from analog versions in the ACMA collection.

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