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Creator:
WJLA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Economic Development Corporation  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
EU (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Television programs
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents:
The television news program - Seven Thirty Live: Around Town - explores Anacostia. The program begins with a brief history of Anacostia, coverage of Anacostia Story exhibition at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, and explanation of current resources and social conditions in Anacostia. Mrs. Ella Pearis talks about six generations of her family growing up in Anacostia and how the community of Anacostia has changed. Lawrence Bland, president of the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), and Ernest Darling, a neighborhood commissioner, speak about housing conditions in Anacostia and the work of AEDC. The program also includes a cheerlanding performance by students from Savoy Recreation Center and Savoy School; and musical performance by Experience Unlimited.
Television news program. Program begins at 000102. Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19770512.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Housing  Search this
Social history  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Music  Search this
Cheerleading  Search this
Students  Search this
African American students  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Television programs
Music
Citation:
Seven Thirty Live: Around Town, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-037, Item ACMA AV003098
See more items in:
Broadcast Programs
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-037-ref7