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Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Oh Freedom!: Teaching African American Civil Rights through American Art at the Smithsonian" website, crawled on August 6, 2018. The website is jointly maintained by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It offers a new introduction to the Civil ...

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Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Oh Freedom!: Teaching African American Civil Rights through American Art at the Smithsonian" website, crawled on April 4, 2014. The website is jointly maintained by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It offers a new introduction to the Civil ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Oh Freedom!: Teaching African American Civil Rights through American Art at the Smithsonian" website, crawled in two parts on July 17 and 19, 2012. The website is jointly maintained by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It offers a new introductio...

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Creators:
National Postal Museum.
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-251
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition "Freedom Just around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights" as it existed on April 30, 2015. It accompanies an exhibition of the same name at the National Postal Museum. Due to technical issues, some features may not function properly in this accession. Materials are in e...

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Creators:
King, Ed
Dates:
1961-1970.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0559
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of this collection contains affidavits and legal papers filed in civil action suits which document acts of violence committed against Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) workers between 1961 and 1964. All activity documented occurred in Mississippi, and much of the violence that occurred was inflicted by police and white civilians. ...

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Creators:
Koenig, Ruth
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
Dates:
1964-1966
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0558
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials related to the Civil Rights struggle, voter registration drive in Holly Springs, summer 1964: includes diaries, correspondence, business records, periodical articles, newsletters, and ephemera.

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Creators:
Burnett, Calvin, 1921-2007
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 June 13-1981 January 6
Size:
55 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.burnet80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Calvin Burnett conducted 1980 June 13-1981 January 6, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
McNamara, Norris
Moon, Moses
Dates:
1963-1964
Size:
4 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0556
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Recorded by Moses Moon (known at the time as Alan Ribback) and assisted by Norris McNamara during 1963 and 1964, the collection includes audio recordings of interviews with civil rights leaders and participants as well as free-style recordings of mass meetings, voter registration events, and other gatherings organized by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). This collection provides a mostly unfiltered documentation of significant moments in the civil rights movement.

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Creators:
Overstreet, Joe, 1933-2019
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2010 Mar 17-18
Size:
6 Items (Sound recording, master: 6 memory cards (5 hr., 15 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in.)
120 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.overst10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Joe Overstreet conducted 2010 March 17-18, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Overstreet's home and studio in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Richardson, Deborra
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
Dates:
circa 1822-1994
Size:
6.55 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0653
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the customs and culture of black gospel song and its performance in 19th- and 20th-century America. Dr. Reagon collected photographs, sheet music, and other primary and secondary sources chronicling the development and legacy of this medium, from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, from blues to Gospel to classical to jazz. Among the subjects included in this collection are trailblazers such as Charles Tindley, Thomas A. Dorsey, Rosetta Tharpe, Duke Ellington, and Nathaniel Dett. Noted performers are the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the Harmonizing Four, the Hampton University Choir, and the Chick Webb Orchestra.

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