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Creators:
Davis, Norman
Dates:
circa 1930 - 1977
Size:
0.06 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-070
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1930 to 1977 and measures .17 linear feet, includes images of African American baseball players from the Anacostia community, as well as documents the youth activities organized by the Metropolitan Police Boys Club #11 in the neighborhood. The collection is comprised of photographic prints.

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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:
Mazloomi, Carolyn
Cubbs, Joanne
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 September 17-30
Size:
16 Items (Sound recording: 16 sound files (4 hr., 33 min.), digital, wav)
56 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mazloo02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Carolyn Mazloomi conducted 2002 September 17 and 30, by Joanne Cubbs, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in West Chester, Ohio. Mazloomi speaks of growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with a family of self-taught artists; the positive influence of he...

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Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Forgey, Benjamin
Dates:
1989 Nov. 4-11
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gillia89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sam Gilliam conducted 1989 Nov. 4-11, by Ben Forgey for the Archives of American Art. Gilliam speaks of his decision to come to Washington, D.C., from Louisville, Ky.; his shift from figurative painting to abstract painting; meeting Washington painters Robert Gates and Tom Downing; the "stature" of Tom Downing in the Washington art ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-1999
Size:
14 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition examining the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition features members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention is given to the ways that African American congregations are responding to contemporary challenges affecting their families, neighborhoods, and communities. Curated by Gail Lowe, the show wa displayed in the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building from May 1998 to December 1999.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1754-1963
Size:
1.43 Cubic feet (consisting of 3 boxes, 2 folders, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Afro
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Afro-Americana forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Dates:
1863–1865
Size:
5 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1914
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on five rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1914. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Freedmen's Department (Precursor to the Office of the Assistant Commissioner in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands) for the period 1863–1865. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, containing materials that include letters sent and received, operations and ration reports, registers of freedmen, labor contracts, and other records relating to orders issued and received, hospitals, and schools.

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Creators:
Robinson-Smith family
Dates:
circa 1945-1975
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from approximately 1945-1975, documents the daily lives and activities of the Robinson-Smith family. The collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, bankbooks, obituaries, pamphlets, report cards and ephemera.

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Creators:
Clark, Edward, 1926-2019
Dates:
1923-2017
Size:
8.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.clarked
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American abstract expressionist painter Ed Clark measure 8.9 linear feet and date from 1923 to 2017. The collection documents Clark's work as a professional artist through biographical material; correspondence with family, galleries, and friends, most notably Cinque Gallery, Herbert Gentry, Bill Hutson, and Ted Joans; writings, including documentation for the book Edward Clark: For the Sake of the Search; personal business records, including consignment and sales records; and material related to professional activities, including files on significant exhibitions and projects, gallery files, and teaching records. Also in the collection are exhibition announcements, catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material documenting Clark's work; photographic material depicting Ed Clark, his artwork, and other individuals; and a small amount of original artwork by Clark and others.

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Creators:
Bocanegra, Fausto, 1926- , interviewee
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9561
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct and collect interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record ...

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