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Visual Journal: Harlem and D. C. in the Thirties and Forties 1996

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Creator:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Subject:
Willis, Deborah 1948-
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Anacostia Museum
Physical description:
8.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Type:
Exhibition records
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Catalogues
Correspondence
Exhibit scripts
Invitations
Photocopies
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
New York (N.Y.)
Virginia
Date:
1996
1990-2004
Summary:
An exhibitionn celebrating the work of five African American photographers who documented segregated black communities in Washington, D.C., rural Virginia, and New York City in the 1930s and 1940s. Curated by Deborah Willis the exhibition was held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, South Gallery from April 18, 1996 to September 29, 1996. Photographers included: Robert H. McNeil, The Scurlock Studio, Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Gordon Parks.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts, brochures, art files,invitations, inventory, project scheudle, permission forms, photocopies, and clippings.
Topic:
African American photographers
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA 03-025
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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