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The Anacostia Story: Speaking of Federal City

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Subject:
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Narration
Unedited footage
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1977
Circa 1977
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
The exhibition, The Anacostia Story, presented the history and development of Anacostia between 1608 and 1930 told through artifacts, photographs, early prints, documents and memorabilia. Well-known residents of the area, including Frederick Douglass, Elzie Hoffman, Dr. Charles Nichols, and Solomon G. Brown, were featured. The exhibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from March of 1977 to March 1978.
Summary:
Footage of exhibition. Very short narration which mentions Federal City.
B-roll footage and narration (about 1 minute of each). Part of Anacostia Story 1608 -1930 Audiovisual Records. Poor quality, sound distorted. Undated.
Cite as:
The Anacostia Story: Speaking of Federal City, Exhibition Records AV03-039, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
African Americans
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA AV003094
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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