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Sketches from Life Slide Show for the Black Women Exhibit

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Subject:
Truth, Sojourner d. 1883
Tubman, Harriet 1820?-1913
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1862-1931
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
Walker, Maggie Lena 1867-1934
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1917-2000
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
3 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:
1984
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Photographs, artifacts, a slide show, and films form the exhibition - Black women: Achievements Against the Odds - that examines the contributions of 113 American black women in such areas as government, education, fine arts, civil rights, medicine, law, and industry. The women represent the world-famous as well as the little-known and include poet Phillis Wheatley, former Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Patricia Roberts Harris, educator Nannie Helen Burroughs, the first female editor-in-chief of the Boston University Law Review Clara Burrill Bruce, author Maya Angelou, sculptor Edmonia Lewis, and businesswoman Eartha M.M. White. The exhibition was created and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service; and it was on display at Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from February 8, 1976 - January 2, 1977 and October 21, 1984 - June 30, 1985.
Summary:
Narrator, for the Sketches from Life slide show, provides biographical vignettes of Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Rosa Parks, Maggie Lena Walker, and Gwendolyn Brooks.
Narration and music. Part of Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds Audiovisual Records. AV00310, AV003315, AV003383-1: same content. AV003315-1: narration until 001130, followed by static and beeps. AV003315-2: narration begins at 001234, preceded by static and beeps. AV003310: dated 19841031. AV003315 and AV003383: undated.
Cite as:
Sketches from Life Slide Show for the Black Women Exhibit, Exhibition Records AV03-028, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American women
Women
Abolitionists
African American abolitionists
Human rights
Women's rights
Civil rights
Museum exhibits
Traveling exhibitions
Local number:
ACMA AV003310-1
ACMA AV003315-1
ACMA AV003315-2
ACMA AV003383-1
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