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Performances by Arthur Hall Dancers and Hart School Students

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Dance
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1974
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Created in 1958, Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble's repetorie of music and dance blends African, Caribbean, and Afro-American cultures. Each traditional dance is authentically costumed and choreograped to convey its meaning within the original society. Subjects of their work include slavery and revolution; requirem for Malcolm; traditional dance; and mosiac of Afro-American culture and thought.
Summary:
Dance and musical performances by professional dancers from the Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble and students from Hart School in Washington, D.C. Performances encompass African, Caribbean, Afro-American history and culture.
Performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV000793: part 1. ACMA AV003168: part 2. Dated 19740228.
Cite as:
Performances by Arthur Hall Dancers and Hart School Students, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Dancers
African American dancers
African culture
Students
African American students
Dance
Music
Local number:
ACMA AV000793
ACMA AV003168
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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