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Children Play Games to Demonstrate Their Knowledge of Anacostian History

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Martin-Felton, Zora
Jackson, Marshall
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1977
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
In the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum's learning center, Zora Martin-Felton explains the games which the children will play to increase their knowledge and understanding of the history of Anacostia. The games include: a floor map where the children can walk through Anacostia; letter board to unscramble words and create words that have to do with the history of Anacostia; "reaching in" - might pull out question or an object which the children have to answer or explain; students pretend to be a well known Anacostians and others have to guess based on clues; create own story about Anacostia through the creation of a slideshow; and create play using objects related to Anacostia history contained in a trunk. Children interact with the various games. Marshall Jackson assists with education program.
Museum education program. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Dated 19770609.
Cite as:
Children Play Games to Demonstrate Their Knowledge of Anacostian History, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Communities
African American neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Community museums
Museums and community
Children
Education--Museums
Local number:
ACMA AV003093
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ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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