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Footage of Anacostia Neighborhood

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
4 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Unedited footage
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on content of recording.
The collection, Housing in Anacostia Video Project, contains original and master video materials created for the short documentary "On Housing," which was produced by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. It features video documentation of the highway, streets, and homes in the neighborhood, interviews with residents about the community and the state of rundown housing buildings, and part of a lecture on housing in African American communities.
Summary:
Footage of Anacostia neighborhood consists of driving across the 11th Street bridge and through the neighborhood, exteriors of businesses, children playing in school yard, single family homes, and multi-family housing, including the exterior and interior of an abandoned building located at 217 Valley Avenue SE. Footage of John Kinard walking through a section of Anacostia; he stops and talks to a man. It is unclear what they are talking about because of sound interference. Exterior of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Footage of a large pile of debris outside abandoned apartment/school building, unclear.
B-roll footage of Anacostia neighborhood. Part of Housing in Anacostia Video Project. AV003171: neighborhood footage from 001455 - 001656 [also on recording: Santa Claus in Anacostia and Screen Printing Demonstration]. AV004320: footage of John Kinard and exterior of museum. AV003546: neighborhood footage begins at 002051 [preceded by Phil Ratner's Washington: Artwork]. Undated.
Cite as:
Footage of Anacostia Neighborhood, Record Group 09-026, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Housing
Business enterprises
Small business
Children
Social history
Local number:
ACMA AV003556
ACMA AV003171
ACMA AV004320
ACMA AV003546
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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