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Creators:
Jackson, Frank R., 1908-2007
Dates:
circa 1932 - 1999
Size:
2 Linear feet (4 boxes; 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-068
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1932-1999, documents the personal and professional life of Frank R. Jackson, as well as daily life in Anacostia. Materials include color and black-and-white photographs, negatives, clippings, programs, certificates, scrapbooks, programs, and crossword puzzles. Many of the photographs depict the dismantling of the Frederick Douglass housing project and the construction of Henson Ridge.

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Creators:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009
Dates:
circa 1750-2009
bulk 1880-1960
Size:
43 Linear feet (35 document boxes and 39 oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.2010.26
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Charlene Hodges Byrd collection measures 43 linear feet, and dates from circa 1750-2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1960. The collection documents the personal life and professional career of Charlene Hodges Byrd, an African American teacher from Washington, D.C., along with material for several related families from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Family members prominently represented include Sarah A. Shimm, teacher and essayist under the name Faith Lichen; her daughters Erminie F. Shimm and Grace E. Shimm Cummings, both teachers; and Byrd's mother, Joyce Ethel Cummings Hodges, also a teacher. Correspondence and writings chiefly discuss family life, religion, race, education, and the relationship with Frederick Douglass and his family. The collection is arranged in 10 series: Biographical Material, Correspondence, Writings, Subject Files, Financial and Legal Records, Printed Material, Volumes, Memorabilia, Textiles, and Photographs.

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Creators:
Coleman, Floyd W., 1939-2018
Dates:
circa 1960-2018
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.colefloy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American art historian and painter, Floyd Coleman, measure 9.0 linear feet and date from circa 1960-2018. Included are biographical material, professional correspondence relating to his career at Howard University, drafts of essays and lectures, research and subject files, files on artists, photographs of Coleman and others, a...

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Dates:
2016-2018
Size:
855.72 Gigabytes (96 MP3's; 19 QuickTime Movies, 12.3 GBs of Audio Interviews 843.42 GBs of Video Interviews )
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The oral histories in this collection were conducted as part of the research for an exhibition exploring the history of neighborhood change and civic activism in the nation's capital. Focused on the dynamic histories of six DC neighborhoods—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest—the exhibition recounted the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who helped shape and reshape the city in extraordinary ways. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum and curated by Samir Meghelli. The audio and video interviews were conducted between 2016-2018.

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Creators:
Montgomery, Evangeline J.
Dates:
1929-2019
Size:
23.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.montevan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist, art consultant and curator, Evaneline "EJ" Montgomery measure 23.3 linear feet and date from 1929-2019. The papers relate to Montgomery's career and involvement in the African American art scene in California and Washington, D.C. and include museum, gallery and association files; personal and professional correspondence; handw...

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Creators:
Wells, James Lesesne, 1902-1993
Powell, Richard J., 1953-
Reynolds, Jock
Dates:
1989 November 16
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wells89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with James Lesesne Wells conducted 1989 November 16, by Jock Reynolds and Richard Powell, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Robinson, John H. D., d. 1970
Dates:
1947-1970
Size:
0.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.robijohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Five diplomas from Robinson's chiropractic schooling, and an obituary from the Art Student League News, 1970.

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Dates:
circa 1940s-1990s
Size:
1.5 Linear feet ((3 boxes))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-066
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1940s to 1990s and measures 1.15 linear feet, documents the daily lives and activities of the residents of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings and other areas of Anacostia, as well as the demolition of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings. The collection is comprised of color and black-and-white photographs, studio portraits, slides, negatives, documents from community organizations, magazines and clippings.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2004
Size:
2 sound recordings (2 MiniDisc sound recordings)
8 video recordings (5 VHS 1/2" video recordings ; 3 DVCAM video recordings)
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains the audiovisual materials created for the project I, Too, Sing America: The African American Personal Narrative in American History. Completed in February 2006, the project used diaries, letters, photographs, legal documents, and other objects handed down through families and others to spotlight the perspective of the Afric...

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Creators:
Cummings, Steven M.
Dates:
1993-2005
Size:
0.06 Linear feet (1 oversize folder)
11 Photographic prints (Gelatin silver., 16 x 16 inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-043
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1993-2005, contains 11 gelatin silver photographic prints by Steven M. Cummings. The images depict mostly African-American men in scenes of daily life in the Washington, D.C. area.

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