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Benjamin Banneker Park Dedication

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Banneker, Benjamin 1731-1806
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1971
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and content of recording.
Summary:
Dr. Hugh Scott, the superintendent of Washington, DC, school system in October of 1971, and Mayor Walter E. Washington speak of the accomplishments and contributions of Benjamin Banneker. Director of the National Park Service performs formal dedication of the park as Benjamin Banneker Park. D.C. Youth Choral performs.
Dedication ceremony. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dedication until 002021 [followed by Broadcast about Frederick Douglass]. Dated 19711124.
Cite as:
Benjamin Banneker Park Dedication, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Scientists
African American scientists
Rites and ceremonies
Memorials
Dedication services
Local number:
ACMA AV002690
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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