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Black African Heritage: The Slave Coast

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Creator:
Eliot Elisofon Productions
Elisofon, Eliot
Angelou, Maya
Group W Productions
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Documentary films
Place:
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Summary:
The Slave Coast is third in the series, Black African Heritage. The segment focuses on the tradition, the cultures, the beauty, and the history of the people of the rainforest and the coast of West Africa. Watch dancers of Nigeria, examine sculptures made 2000 years ago, listen to the talking drums of Yoruba, see bronze portraits, visit the women warriors once known as Amazon, see golden treasures of Ashanti in Ghana, and marvel at the acrobatic dancers of the Ivory Coast.
Documentary. Part of Broadcast Programs. Undated.
Cite as:
Black African Heritage: The Slave Coast, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Africans
African culture
Blacks--History
Yoruba (African people)
Sculpture
Dancers
Music
Women
Local number:
ACMA AV000834
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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