Query: American Society of African Culture
Ruth Jett papers
Creators:
Jett, Ruth M.
Dates:
1914-2014
Size:
7.8 Linear feet
0.242 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.jettruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American arts administrator and director of Cinque Gallery, Ruth Jett, measure 7.8 linear feet and 0.242 gigabytes, and date from 1914 to 2014. The collection contains biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues including William Branch, Vinie Burrows, John and Vivian Hewitt, Langston Hughes, and Charles and Frances White; and administrative and professional files which include material related to the American Society of African Culture, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Cinque Gallery, the Cinque Artists Program at the Romare Bearden Foundation, the Library of Congress Center for the Book, and the Schomburg Corporation. The collection also includes writings, primarily typescript copies of literary works by others, including Langston Hughes and Ossie Davis, as well as notes; printed material such as clippings, exhibition and event announcements, books and magazines, and press releases; and photographic material including photographs, snapshots, negatives, and slides depicting Ruth Jett and other individuals, travel, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace fellows and events, and works of art. Also found is a small amount of artwork including a sketchbook, sketches, a painting, and a print.

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Susie Paige Afro-American Greeting Card Collection
Creators:
Paige, Susie (bookseller)
Dates:
1900-1984
bulk 1960-1984
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0263
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection primarily consists of greeting cards and postcards but also includes political literature and a high school diploma relating to African Americans and their history and culture in American society.

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Ella B. Howard Pearis Oral History Interview
Creators:
Pearis, Ella B. Howard., interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy). 2 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9540
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Harold K. Schneider papers
Creators:
Fallers, Lloyd
Evans-Pritchard, Edward Evans
Forde, Cyril Daryll, 1902-
Godelier, Maurice
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Dates:
1919-1960
bulk 1949-1960
Size:
21 Sound tape reels
10.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1994-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Harold K. Schneider was an economic anthropologist specialized in Africa. He was trained at Northwestern University (Ph.D., 1953) and taught at Lawrence University (1953-1970) and Indiana University (1970-1987). The Schneider papers comprise mainly sets of documents relating to fieldwork in East Africa. The collection includes a few original fieldnotes, complete copies of expanded typscript versions of the notes, collations of data on subject categories, lexicons and other linguistic material, indexes, maps, and a few photographs. Also among the material are translations of German sources and copies of notes based on archival material, particularly material produced in colonial district offices. A small quantity of material concerning Africa generally reflects Schneider's broad interest in Africa and African pastoral economies.

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Footsteps from North Brentwood exhibition records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
North Brentwood Historical Society (North Brentwood, Md.)
Dates:
1996-04 - 1996-12
Size:
2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-019
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the North Brentwood neighborhood of Washington, DC. The show was created by the Anacostia Community Museum in collaboration with the North Brentwood Historical Society. It was exhibited at the museum from April 1996 to December 1996. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, and floor plans.

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Alejandro Orengo Photograph collection
Creators:
Orengo, Alejandro
Dates:
2011-2016
Size:
90 Digital images
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-085
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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Roy Sieber photographs
Creators:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001
Dates:
circa 1965
Size:
65 Slides (photographs) ((dupes), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Roy Sieber. Images of African textile and the dyeing and weaving processes. Objects depicted include Asante Kente cloth, Hausa embroidered pants, Jukun tie-dye waist cloth, a Kuba hat, Yoruba indigo dye and a Zulu cloak, as well as akwete cloth from Nigeria, an appliqué dress from Cameroon, an appliqué robe from Ghana, cloth from Dahomey (now Benin) and dye pots from Ede. People portrayed include a Dogon dancer, Kajiado warriors with spears and shields, a weaver making cloth, and women dyeing cloth with indigo.

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African Holiday
Dates:
1927
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 4,800 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.18
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film from Gene Stoeller Collection, Oregon Historical Society. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered …

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Records of the Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Dates:
1865–1872
Size:
26,827 Digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1056
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 24 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1056. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–72. The records consist of 11 bound volumes and 15 feet of unbound documents. Bound records include letters sent, endorsements, and registers of letters received. Unbound documents consist primarily of letters received and school reports.

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Oral history interview with Allan Rohan Crite
Creators:
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-2007
Brown, Robert F.
Thompson, Susan
Dates:
1979 January 16-1980 October 22
Size:
179 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.crite79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Allan Rohan Crite conducted 1979 January 16-1980 October 22, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art. Also participating in the interview is Crite's assistant, Susan Thompson.

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