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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Anacostia Community Museum website as it existed on February 27, 2013. The website includes information about the museum and exhibitions as well as press releases, educational resources, and online exhibitions. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2002
Size:
11 sound recordings (11 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-009
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains the video interviews conducted with collectors, scholars, and and other specialists as part of the Anacostia Community Museum's On-Line Academy. The On-line Academy was presented to demonstrate the Museum's commitment to collections development, storage, and preservation, and it encourages patrons to use the information pre...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2010
Size:
2.7 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-056
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition documenting the historical journey made by people from Africa to the Americas, along with their language and music. In the 1930s, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina retained parts of the culture and language of their West African enslaved ancestors. Turner's research produced a living treasury of previously unknown traditions, songs, and folkways that also uncovered and illuminated the connections with West African and Afro-Brazilian communities.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1991-1992
bulk 1992
Size:
110 Sound cassettes
1.25 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-034
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In 1992, The Anacostia Cmmunity Museum celebrated its 25th anniversary. In the year leading up to that event, oral history interviews with individuals engaged in the community and museum activities were gathered to document the workings of the Museum and help prepare for the 25th anniversary exhibition. All interviews were recorded on audiocassette...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2014-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 18-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Anacostia Community Museum website and the "Community Documentation Initiative" blog as they existed on November 9, 2016. The website includes information about the museum and its collections, exhibitions, research, educational activities, and public programs. It also includes an online exhibition. This accessio...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2014-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Anacostia Community Museum website and the "Community Documentation Initiative" blog as they existed on January 8, 2015. The website includes information about the museum and its collections, exhibitions, research, educational activities, and public programs. It also includes an online exhibition. This acces...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1985-09 - 1986-12
Size:
10.55 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985--ecember 1986. 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, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1967-1989
Size:
12 Linear feet
392 sound recordings (50 open reel 1/4" sound recordings ; 5 microcassette sound recordings ; 337 audio cassette sound recordings)
266 video recordings (1 Super 8 film reel ; 152 open reel 1/2" video recordings ; 3 U-matic 3/4" video recordings ; 110 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains video and audio recordings of events, talks, and ceremonies hosted at or by the Anacostia Community Museum. It also contains audiovisual PR materials for the museum and its events. The collection includes recordings of a wide array of events, including the opening of the Anacostia Community Museum, award and dedication cere...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1994-95
Size:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-015
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition based on an oral history project of the Potomac Gardens Sernior Resident Council and sponsored by the D. C. Communtity Humanities Council City Lights program. The exhibition was held at the Anacostia Museum from December 4, 1994 to January 15, 1995 and explored how both senior citizens and public housing residents are perceived as mak...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
November 12-13, 2010
Size:
0.15 Linear feet (1 box; 9 miniDV video recordings; 1 CD-R sound recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-013
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner was a symposium held at the Anacostia Community Museum November 12-13, 2010. The keynote speaker was Emory Shaw Campbell, and other participants included Alcione M. Amos, Herb Frazier, Thomas B. Klein, Livio Sansone, and Kevin A. Yalvington. The symposium was hel...

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