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Evolution of a Community Part I

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Narration
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Circa 1972
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Evolution of a Community, an exhibit at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from January 1972 though December 1972, presented the history of Anacostia from post-World War II to the present through photos, text, drawings, video tape programs, and a slide/tape show. Evolution of a Community Part II, also known as Anacostia Today, was on display at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1973 though July 1973. The exhibitions developed as a result oral histories collected from Anacostia residents.
Summary:
Narrator, possibly reading from a book or diary, describes a streetcar journey around the Washington, D.C. metro area on August 5, 1906. He states the character's observations and experiences encountering negroes along the journey, including internally questioning the motives of negroes.
Narration. Part of Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records. AV003371-1 and AV003371-2 same content; AV003371-2 sound beeps throughout the recording. Undated.
Cite as:
Evolution of a Community Part I, Exhibition Records AV03-040, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Racism
Race discrimination
Social history
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA AV003371-1
ACMA AV003371-2
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