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Creators:
Nesbit, Velma, 1925-2002
Berking, Peter
Dates:
circa 2000
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box, 6 linear inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-127
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 2000, contains a 144-page typescript copy of the unpublished autobiography of Velma Nesbit, the daughter of an Alabama sharecropper. Also present are 14 audiocassettes, one diskette and four compact discs relating to Nesbit's life and career.

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Creators:
Chase-Riboud, Barbara
Gilbert, Erin, 1979-
Dates:
2019 June 7-11
Size:
16 Items (sound files (7 hours, 17 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
122 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.chase19
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Barbara Chase-Riboud conducted June 8-11 by Erin Gilbert for the Archives of American Art's Oral History Project, at Chase-Riboud's home in Paris, France.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of African American quilt-making. The show was organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from July 1993 to October 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, photographs, brochures, educational materials, and floor plans.

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Creators:
White, Charles, 1918-1979
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 March 9
Size:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.white65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Wilbert White conducted 1965 March 9, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. White speaks of his youth in Chicago and early interest in art; early encounters with racism; his early training in art; working on the Federal Art Project; his U.S. Army service; going to Mexico; his ventures in graphic arts; subject matt...

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Creators:
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Dec. 30
Size:
19 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.parks64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gordon Parks conducted 1964 Dec. 30, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Smithsonian African American Association
Dates:
1988-1998
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of the Smithsonian African American Association (SAAA). The SAAA was formed on May 10, 1989, whose purpose was to communicate to the Smithsonian administration the concerns and needs of African American employees as well as to serve as a united voice when it came ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue from the Collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Camille O. and William H. Cosby Jr." website as it existed on January 13, 2016. The website accompanies a physical exhibition titled "Conversations: African and African ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue from the Collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Camille O. and William H. Cosby Jr." website as it existed on November 21, 2014. The website accompanies a physical exhibition titled "Conversations: African and African ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue from the Collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Camille O. and William H. Cosby Jr." website as it existed on July 16, 2015. The website accompanies a physical exhibition titled "Conversations: African and African Am...

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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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