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Creators:
Wesley, John.
Dates:
circa 1920s-1930s
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-120
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains a handwritten manuscript of approximately 200 pages by John Wesley. The manuscript gives a history of several generations of the Wesley family in Maryland.

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Dates:
2009
Size:
4.07 Megabytes (Digital Images)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-115
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection includes three photographs of the A-frame house built by Barry Farm early settler William Fractious in 1867-68 on the 2100 block of Elvans Road in Southeast, Washington, DC. The images were taken in 2009 by Patricia Brown Savage while conducting research on the history of Elvans Road.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-002
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This show featured 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts are on display. Included are Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. It was exhibited at the Anacostia Neigborhood Museum from April 17, 1983 to August 21, 1983.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1975-02 - 1975-06
Size:
3.52 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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.

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Dates:
1973-1974
Size:
1.29 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-084
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Carol and Katie Davis Collection of Adams Morgan Ephemera, which dates from 1973-1974 and measures 1.29 linear feet, documents the growth and flourishing of neigborhood activism in Washington, DC both before and after the arrival of Home Rule. The collection includes copies of The Columbian newspaper, the self-proclaimed "Community Newspaper of Adams Morgan," also published as "Noticierio Columbian."

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Dates:
1784-1946
Size:
2.08 Linear feet (1 oversize box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.5
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection of historical newspapers spans from 1784-1946, the bulk from 1820-1885. The majority of issues are from the National Republican and The Southern Press Daily newspapers. The Virginia Journal and Alexandria Advertiser Vol. I N0.1, 1784 is the earliest paper in the collection.

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Dates:
1922, June 18,
Size:
1 Pictograph (1 oversize folder, 17 1/2 x 17 3/4 mount)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.8
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A page from the June 18, 1922 issue of the Sunday Herald depicting the Lincoln Memorial dedication.

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Creators:
Asian American Arts and Media, Inc. (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1982-1997
Size:
0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-089
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Asian American Arts and Media, Inc., collection, which dates from 1982 to 1997 and measures .01 linear feet, documents an early era of Asian American art activism in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The collection includes flyers, photo postcards, clippings and newsletters, which highlight the organizations' activities aimed "to promote more p...

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Dates:
1969 - 2001
Size:
0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-099
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

These records include documents relating to Nancy Shia's service from 1982-1984 as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner of the Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, DC. Materials include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, annual reports, grant proposals, newspaper clippings, and political fliers. Also contained in the collection are ...

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Dates:
1965-1991
Size:
3.5 Linear feet (1 box; 1 OV poster)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-100
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Sammie Abbott Collection of the Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis (ECTC) ephemera dates from 1965 to 1991 and measures 3.5 linear feet. The collection documents Abbott's role within the committee which successfully opposed the construction of the North-Central Freeway within Washington, DC and Takoma Park, Maryland. Materials include...

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