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Evolution of a Community: Tearing Down Exhibition Displays

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
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:
1972
Circa 1972
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset.
Evolution of a Community, an exhibit at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from January 1972 though December 1972, presented the history of Anacostia from post-World War II to the present through photos, text, drawings, video tape programs, and a slide/tape show. Evolution of a Community Part II, also known as Anacostia Today, was on display at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1973 though July 1973. The exhibitions developed as a result oral histories collected from Anacostia residents.
Summary:
Footage of the taking down, or deconstruction, of the exhibit displays for Evolution of a Community. Footage of some of the displays prior to deconstruction.
Unedited or b-roll footage. Part of Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records. AV003188: tearing down exhibition displays from 000000 - 000518 and 000741 - 001026 and 001617 - 002725 [also on recording: Africa: Three Out of Many-Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria Development of Poster and Demonstration: Ice Cream Making]. Undated.
Cite as:
Evolution of a Community: Tearing Down Exhibition Displays, Exhibition Records AV03-040, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Community museums
Museums and community
Museum exhibits
Museum techniques
Local number:
ACMA AV003188
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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