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Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life 1995-1999

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Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum
Subject:
Lowe, Gail Sylvia
Anacostia Community Museum
Physical description:
14 linear feet (17 boxes)
Culture:
African American
Type:
Administrative records
Collection descriptions
Bibliographies
Brochures
Correspondence
Exhibit plans
Exhibit scripts
Floor plans
Newspaper clippings
Posters
Slides (photographs)
Transcripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1995-1999
Summary:
An exhibition examining the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition features members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention is given to the ways that African American congregations are responding to contemporary challenges affecting their families, neighborhoods, and communities. Curated by Gail Lowe, the show wa displayed in the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building from May 1998 to December 1999.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, brochures, notes, exhibit script, brochures and exhibit reviews.
Topic:
Museum exhibits
African American churches
Religion
Local number:
ACMA 03-037
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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