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First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Introduction

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Rushing, Byron
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
Summary:
Byron Rushing of the Museum of African American History in Boston provides an introduction to the First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar, and explains the how seminar was formed and developed. He also discusses goals of the seminar. Alan Bell talks about coordination details for the seminar.
Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Dated 19760529.
Cite as:
First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Introduction, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Museums
African American museums
Museum techniques
Blacks--History
Blacks--Study and teaching
Local number:
ACMA AV000802
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Data Source:
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