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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1997
Size:
1 Linear foot
12 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Behind the Apron oral history project documents the experiences of Black oyster and clam workers in Southern Maryland. The audio interviews were conducted by Shelia Montague Parker in 1997. The interviewees include: Doris Harris, Conroy Butler, Mary Hawkins, Christine Gray, Blondell Mason, Mary Washington, Ruth Smith, and Wiliam Bourne. The intervi...

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Creators:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009
Dates:
circa 1750-2009
bulk 1880-1960
Size:
43 Linear feet (35 document boxes and 39 oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.2010.26
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Charlene Hodges Byrd collection measures 43 linear feet, and dates from circa 1750-2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1960. The collection documents the personal life and professional career of Charlene Hodges Byrd, an African American teacher from Washington, D.C., along with material for several related families from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Family members prominently represented include Sarah A. Shimm, teacher and essayist under the name Faith Lichen; her daughters Erminie F. Shimm and Grace E. Shimm Cummings, both teachers; and Byrd's mother, Joyce Ethel Cummings Hodges, also a teacher. Correspondence and writings chiefly discuss family life, religion, race, education, and the relationship with Frederick Douglass and his family. The collection is arranged in 10 series: Biographical Material, Correspondence, Writings, Subject Files, Financial and Legal Records, Printed Material, Volumes, Memorabilia, Textiles, and Photographs.

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Creators:
Johnson, Joshua, fl. 1796-1824
Dates:
1782 July 15
Size:
1 microfilm reel (4 pages)
Collection ID:
AAA.johnjosh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection documents African American artist Joshua Johnson's formal emancipation from slavery on July 15, 1782. The manumission is recorded in pages 298-300 of a volume of Baltimore County Chattel Records, 1773-1788.

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Creators:
Scott, Joyce, 1948-
Dates:
1954-2014
Size:
7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.scotjoyc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American artist Joyce Scott measure 7.0 linear feet and date from 1954-2014. Included is printed material regarding Scott; biographical material including school records; project and gallery files; illustrated journals; postcards written to Scott (many of which were used as source material for works of art); business cards; wr...

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Creators:
Anderson, Shauna R.
Chitlin Market and Co.
Dates:
circa 1974–2006
Size:
1.16 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-019
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1974 to 2006 and measures 1.16 linear feet, documents the history of the Chitlin Market and Company, founded in 1995 in Hyattsville, Maryland, by Shauna Renee Anderson. The collection is composed of business documents, correspondence, promotional materials, clippings, publications, photographs, books, and VHS and cassette tapes.

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Creators:
Orr, Craig
Dates:
1929-1933
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0732
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three photographic prints of unidentified African American women and children. It is unclear if the people in the images are related or know the individuals in the other photographs. The dates and captions of the photographs are written on the print surfaces with no known photographer. The earliest photograph is of a boy and...

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Creators:
Weedon, Tyrone
Bauschmid, Stefan
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
Dates:
2020 August 10
Size:
1 Item ((23 min.), digital, mp4)
Collection ID:
AAA.weedon20
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with with Tyrone Weedon and Stefan Bauschmid conducted 2020 August 10, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Weedon's home in Baltimore, Maryland and Bauschmid's home in Washington, DC.

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Creators:
Wesley, John, 1703-1791
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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Creators:
Hassinger, Maren
Dates:
1955-2018
Size:
11.3 Linear feet
4.55 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.hassmare
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American artist and educator Maren Hassinger measure 11.3 linear feet and 4.55 gigabytes, dating from 1955 to 2018. The collection contains biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; and writings; as well as project and exhibition files; material related to Hassinger's tenure at the Rinehart School of Graduate Sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA); material related to other professional activities, including teaching files; photographic material; and artwork and artifacts.

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Creators:
Meyerhoff, Robert
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2014 December 11-12
Size:
15 Items (sound files (3 hrs., 34 min.), digital, wav)
71 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.meyerh14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Robert E. Meyerhoff conducted 2014 December 11-12, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Meyerhoff's Fitzhugh Farm in Phoenix, Maryland.

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