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New Frontiers in Medicine: Service, Research, and Education at Howard University 1997

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum
Subject:
James, Portia P
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Anacostia Community Museum
Howard University
Physical description:
0.3 linear feet (1 box)
Type:
Exhibition records
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Clippings
Photocopies
Videotapes
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1997
1997-1997
1990-2004
Summary:
An exhibition based on a community documentation project by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture: The Moorland-Spingard Research Center, Howard University; Howard Unviersity Hospital; and Howard University College of Medicine. The exhibit was curatored by Portia P. James and held at Howard University in 1997. The show explored the history of Howard University Hospital, which began during the Civil War as Freedman's Hospital and has played an uniquely important role in the African American experience.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, clippings, VHS tape, and catalogues.
Topic:
African Americans
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA 03-021
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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