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Portraits in Black Narration and Music

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Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Du Bois, W. E. B (William Edward Burghardt) 1868-1963
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) 1889-1979
Bunche, Ralph J (Ralph Johnson) 1904-1971
Marshall, Thurgood 1908-1993
Hastie, William 1904-1976
Johnson, Mordecai W (Mordecai Wyatt) 1890-1976
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955
Louis, Joe 1914-1981
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938
Barthé, Richmond 1901-1989
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976
United Nations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Howard University
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1983
Circa 1983
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset (exhibition title) and contents of recording.
The exhibition, Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin, displayed 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. The exhibition was on view at the Anacostia Community Museum from April 17, 1983 - August 21, 1983. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts were on display. Included were Marian Anderson, Joe Louis, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richmond Barthe.
Summary:
Narrator presents short historical and biographical profiles of outstanding Americans of negro origin: W.E.B. Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Johnson Bunche, Thurgood Marshall, William Henry Hastie, Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Joe Louis, James Weldon Johnson, Richmond Barthe, and Paul Robeson. Quotes written by these outstandings Americans and read by narrator are included. Music played between biographical profiles.
Narration and music. Part of Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Audiovisual Records. AV003484 and AV003508: same content but AV003484 has beeps throughout recording. Undated.
Cite as:
Portraits in Black Narration and Music, Exhibition Records AV03-062, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American women
Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Civil rights leaders
African American diplomats
Diplomats
African American educators
Educators
African American lawyers
Lawyers
African American clergy
Clergy
African American authors
Authors
African Americans in the performing arts
African American artists
Artists
African American athletes
Athletes
Armed Forces
African American soldiers
Soldiers
Segregation
Education
Blacks--History
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA AV003484
ACMA AV003508-1
ACMA AV003508-2
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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