Query: African American history
Center for African American History and Culture Audiovisual Records
Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
3 Linear feet (3 boxes)
1 Video recording (1 VHS 1/2" video recording)
87 Cubic feet (1 DAT sound recording ; 6 microcassette sound recordings ; 80 audio cassette sound recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains audiovisul documentation of the work conducted by the Center for African American History and Culture. It includes sound and video recordings of interviews, programs, and exhibit-related materials created before the Center for African American and Culture merged with the Anacostia Community Museum.

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Website Records
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 format …

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Planning Records
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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Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
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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Website Records
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 "Smithsonian …

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Administrative Records
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. Some records date from …

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Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 20-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of web content related to the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on September 24, 2016, and related events and promotions. Content was captured between August 24 and December 7, 2016. Materials include web pages from the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian …

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Website Records
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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in Accession 18-263 for African American history
Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 19-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of social media content documenting the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on September 24, 2016. The museum promoted the use of the hashtag "#APeoplesJourney" on Twitter, a microblogging platform, both within its own tweets and those of other organizations and individuals, as part …

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MS 7615 Material for teaching African-American history
Creators:
Lewis, Oscar
Dates:
1937
Size:
112 Items (ca. pages ca. 112 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7615
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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