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Sperryville Documentation Project 2005-2007 2005

view Sperryville Documentation Project 2005-2007 2005 digital asset number 1
Creator:
James D. Russell 1921-2011
Sperryville Documentation Project
Subject:
James D. Russell
Caroline Terry
Anacostia Community Museum
Physical description:
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
13 miniDV video recordings
5 DVCAM video recordings
5 VHS 1/2" video recordings
8 CD-Rs
2 boxes of index cards annotating the video recordings
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Collection descriptions
Place:
Sperryville, VA
Date:
2005
2005-2007
Summary:
James D. Russell's Sperryville Documentation Project is an audiovisual collection documenting the Sperryville, VA community. It contains video interviews with Russell about his books and other work that he undertook to preserve the history of the community, his family, and particularly his great grandmother Sister Caroline Terry, who was born into slavery in Rappahannock County, VA. The collection is comprised of the original miniDV video recordings, DVCAM masters, VHS access copies, and digital photographs stored on CD-Rs, which were taken at the time of taping.
Cite as:
Sperryville Documentation Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Slavery
Community
Local number:
ACMA 09-008
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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