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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
1991-1993, 2002-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) was established on December 16, 2003, when President George W. Bush signed the National Museum of African American History and Culture Act (PL 108-184) into law, establishing the museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution. The new museum will be devoted exclusively to...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the National Museum of African American History and Culture as they existed on March 1, 2013. The main website for the museum includes information about the building design, collections, educational programs, and donating to the museum. The website also includes press releases. The "Smith...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)
Dates:
1940 - Ongoing
Size:
825 digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.SC.0001
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Great Migration is a unique, ongoing digitization service program that partners the National Museum of African American History and Culture with individuals across the United States to preserve their important analog audiovisual media. While major motion picture film and television historically lacked diverse representation, black history was instinctively being preserved in everyday home movies. Today, these personal narratives serve as an invaluable tool for understanding and re-framing black moving image history, and provide a much needed visualization of African American history and culture.

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of the Director
Dates:
2000, 2003, 2008-2016
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records documenting the activities and management of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) during the tenure of founding Director, Lonnie G. Bunch, 2005-2019. Topics covered include the design, development, and administration of the museum, acquisitions, programs, and exhibitions. ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-263
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of African American History and Culture website as it existed on September 22, 2017. It includes information about the museum and its exhibitions, events, and collections. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, crawled in two parts on November 7 and 8, 2011 and again on February 22, 2012, the day of the groundbreaking. The site includes information about the building design, collections, educational programs, and donating to the museum. Materials are in electronic...

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Creators:
Center for African American History & Culture
Dates:
1993-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of the publication Orator.

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of National Museum of African American History and Culture's website and Tumblr blog as they existed on October 1, 2014. The website includes information about the museum and the building it is constructing; collections and traveling exhibitions; public and school programs; and ways to get involved. It also includes ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2012-2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Tumblr blog of the National Museum of African American History and Culture as it existed on March 8, 2018, and again on March 19, 2018. The blog, titled "American History through an African American Lens," highlights events, objects, and research. It was first launched in February 2012 and was taken offline ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
circa 2000-2001
Size:
9 sound recordings (9 audio cassette sound recordings)
0.1 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-061
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on African American Dance, held at the Arts and Industries Building December 14, 2000 - June 1, 2001. More than 300 paintings, photographs, sculpture, and archival objects -- some dating to the early 1600s -- are used to trace African American dance from its roots in west and central Africa through th...

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