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Opening of Blacks in the Westward Movement Exhibition

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
West (U.S.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1975
Circa 1975
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
The exhibition, Blacks in the Westward Movement, displayed historical and biographical materials which illustrated the role of Blacks as explorers, settlers, wranglers, trail bosses, soldiers, government agents, rustlers, and con men in the western expansion of the United States. Organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The show was held at the museum from February - June 1975 and September 1975 - January 1976.
Summary:
Footage of the exterior of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) and the large posters for the exhibition, Blacks in the Westward Movement, hanging on the exterior walls of ANM. Interior footage includes patrons viewing exhibit displays and artifacts for Blacks in the Westward Movement. Recording includes live musical performances for the exhibition's opening.
Unedited or b-roll footage. Part of Blacks in the Westward Movement Audiovisual Records. AV004335: exhibition footage until 001230 (followed by Live Musical Performances at Outdoor Event). Undated.
Cite as:
Opening of Blacks in the Westward Movement Exhibition, Exhibition Records AV03-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Museums
Community museums
Museums and community
Museum exhibits
Blacks--History
History
Local number:
ACMA AV004335
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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