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Black Poetry Reading and A Look into Anacostia, A Look into the Past

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989
Cullen, Countee 1903-1946
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872-1906
McKay, Claude 1890-1948
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Dale, John Henry, Jr
Green, Ethel
Federal City College
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Poetry
Place:
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
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:
Two part program: reading of black poetry and panel discussion about Anacostia. Students from Federal City College read poems written by Countee Cullen, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, and Langston Hughes. John Dale and Ethel Green talk about the history of Anacostia in a panel discussion titled A Look into Anacostia, A Look into the Past. John Kinard provides an introduction for the program.
Poetry reading and discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003436-2: part one. AV003436-1: part two. Poor sound quality. Undated.
Cite as:
Black Poetry Reading and A Look into Anacostia, A Look into the Past, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Poetry
Communities
Community museums
Museums and community
African American neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Social history
Local number:
ACMA AV003436-2
ACMA AV003436-1
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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