United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Anacostia Historical Society
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
2 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Purpose of meeting is to gather input from community members to create a full and complete history of Anacostia and its people; and to create an organization dedicated to assisting in the development of the history of Anacostia, including collecting photographs and artifacts. John Kinard speaks of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), the importance of history, and upcoming exhibit, Anacostia Story. Almore Dale speaks about ANM and developing documentation of Anacostia history. A George Washington University student presents a report which summarizes the reconciliations of Anacostians about the history of Anacostia, and a slideshow explaining history of Barry Farms and Anacostia, including the Freedmen's Bureau, prominent Anacostians, and local businesses. Louise Hutchinson speaks about the lose of landmarks because of the city's criteria for what is important and valuable; and explains how the community members can be helpful in collecting, documenting, preserving, and curating the history of Anacostia.
Meeting. Part of ACM Administrative Meetings Recordings. Poor sound and image quality. AV000795: Part 1, dated 19741214. AV003206: Part 2, undated.
Anacostia Historical Society Meeting, Record Group AV09-018, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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