This collection contains commercially released vinyl records collected for use in and by the Anacostia Community Museum. The collection contains records released between 1959 and 1984 representing an array of African American music genres, from music of the underground railroad and freedom songs to popular jazz, blues, and gospel records.
Commercially Released Vinyl Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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 email@example.com