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Creators:
Smithsonian African American Association
Dates:
1989-1996
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-016
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of meeting minutes, planning and budgetary files, outreach program files, and conference files. Most of the records concern The Prophet, a newsletter produced by the Smithsonian African American Association (SAAA), including copies of the newsletter.

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Dates:
1941-1942
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four volumes of 'Survey of Central African Seaports and Air Routes.' The volumes include photographs, charts, and pages of text, gathered during 139 days of travel covering approximately 16,000 miles through Central Africa. The purpose of the survey was to assist the Departments [War? or a department in Pan Am?] in deter...

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1927-2009
Size:
83.1 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the life and work of Warren M. Robbins, covering a wide swath of his life, from his early career in the Foreign Service to his work in cross cultural communications and African art. A prolific writer, Robbins correspondence with such people as Maya Angelou, Ernie Barnes, Saul Bellow, Eliot Elisofon, Otto Fried, Buckminste...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Jackson, Milt
Madewell, Steven
Dates:
2010-10-02
Size:
2 electronic discs (dvd)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1241
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents inventor Milt Jackson who discusses his "re-invention" of the test tube. Jackson's test tube has a flat side that enables it to rest horizontally without a rack, and a bent end. Milt Jackson is the founder of the company Norwood-Cortez which provides computer systems design services.

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Creators:
Anderson, Shauna R.
Chitlin Market and Co.
Dates:
circa 1974–2006
Size:
1.16 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-019
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1974 to 2006 and measures 1.16 linear feet, documents the history of the Chitlin Market and Company, founded in 1995 in Hyattsville, Maryland, by Shauna Renee Anderson. The collection is composed of business documents, correspondence, promotional materials, clippings, publications, photographs, books, and VHS and cassette tapes.

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Creators:
Mack, Beverly B. (Beverly Blow), 1952-
Dates:
2002, 2005
Size:
664 digital images (JPEG.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 664 digital images (JPEG files) depicting the built environment, landscape and people of Morocco, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa. A large number of images depict people in and around the Gidan Rumfa palace in Kano, Nigeria, including spectators of and participants in a ceremonial procession celebrating Eid ul-Fitr (the end of Ramadan); servants, concubines, praise singers and musicians in and near the palace harem; members of the royal household and the royal guards; and Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Other images depict architectural features of the palace. Images from Morocco, Ghana, Niger and South Africa include various scenes of daily life, architecture, markets, cemeteries and landscapes.

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Creators:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 September 28
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.alston65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Alston conducted 1965 September 28, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.

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Creators:
Meyerhoff, Robert
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2014 December 11-12
Size:
15 Items (sound files (3 hrs., 34 min.), digital, wav)
71 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.meyerh14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Robert E. Meyerhoff conducted 2014 December 11-12, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Meyerhoff's Fitzhugh Farm in Phoenix, Maryland.

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Creators:
Henson family
Dates:
1818-1943
bulk 1830-1900
Size:
0.18 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-030
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Henson Family papers, which date from 1818 to 1943 and measure 0.18 linear feet, document the activities of Tobias Henson and his descendants. The papers are comprised of booklets, correspondence, legal documents, and receipts.

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Creators:
Weston, Frederick, 1946-
Kerr, Theodore
Dates:
2016 August 31-September 5
Size:
4 Items (sound files (5 hrs., 28 min.), digital, wav)
130 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.weston16
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Frederick Weston, conducted 2016 August 31 and September 5, by Theodore Kerr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Weston's home in New York, N.Y.

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