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Poetry Reading, Live Musical Performance, and Bible Stories

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Drama
Music
Place:
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:
Dramatic poetry reading of Langston Hughes' work, including Theme for English B and A Dream Deferred, and James Weldon Johnson's work, including Listen, Lord: A Prayer. Telling of stories from the bible, including the story of Adam and Eve in the garden, and Noah and the flood. Live musical performance includes a cappella, spirituals, and soul music.
Poetry, music, and stories. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Transcribed from physical asset: YSAI Barnwell, Columbians, Black Voices - Howard University. Undated.
Cite as:
Poetry Reading, Live Musical Performance, and Bible Stories, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Poetry
Bible stories
Choruses, Unaccompanied
Spirituals (Songs)
Soul music
Local number:
ACMA AV003378-1
ACMA AV003378-2
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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