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The Negro Texans

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Creator:
University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Texas
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
Narrator talks about the history of negroes in Texas beginning in the early 16th century until the early 20th century. Focus on Estevan's and other slaves' participation in European expeditions; negro slaves, escaped slaves, and freedmen; participation of negro soldiers in the Civil War and the Indian Wars, including the Buffalo Soldiers; and negro ranchers and cowboys on the frontier.
Narration. Part of Broadcast Programs. Consistent beeping sound throughout recording. Undated.
Cite as:
The Negro Texans, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Blacks--History
Slaves
Freedmen
Local number:
ACMA AV002691
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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