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Workshop for Children: African Culture

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Music
Dance
Place:
Africa
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970
Scope and Contents:
Man leads children in a discussion about cities in West Africa and African culture, including African dance and African drumming. Children participate in a dance and singing lessons. Man also explains how the African talking drum is constructed and how the Yoruba language was reproduced using the talking drum, and shows an example of the Kente cloth of the Ashanti in Ghana. African drumming in the background throughout recording.
Workshop, including music and dance. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from physical asset: Percir Borde. Undated.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003488-2
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African culture  Search this
Music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Talking drum  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Music
Dance
Citation:
Workshop for Children: African Culture, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003488-1
See more items in:
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref1574

The American Negro Writer and His Roots: Selected Papers from the First Conference of Negro Writers, March, 1959

Published by:
American Society of African Culture, American, 1956 - 1969  Search this
Owned by:
Sarah Elizabeth Wright, American, 1928 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 14 cm)
Type:
paperbacks
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Family of Sarah Elizabeth Wright
Object number:
2010.61.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© Copyright 1960 by American Society of African Culture. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.61.10

Letter to Andy Stroud from Nina Simone

Written by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Received by:
Andy Stroud, American, died 2012  Search this
Subject of:
American Society of African Culture, American, 1956 - 1969  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (letter): 10 1/4 x 8 in. (26 x 20.3 cm)
H x W (envelope): 4 1/16 x 8 3/4 in. (10.3 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date:
December 1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Families  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.3a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.3a-e

American Society of African Culture [Folder]

Additional name:
AMSAC  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_108660

Center for African Culture (Washington, D.C.) [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_94586

Museum of African Culture (Portland, Me.) [Folder]

Additional name:
Museum of African Tribal Art (Portland, Me.)  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Portland (Me.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_94706

The American Society of African Culture : AMSAC

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
American Society of African Culture  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1963
Call number:
DT561 .A124
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051432

W.E.B.Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Accra (Ghana)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_94609

Coursework, African Culture studies--241, Roosevelt University

Collection Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, 1895--972, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams.
See more items in:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-017-ref279

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Kenneth A. Gibson, American, born 1932  Search this
Clifton Herman Johnson, American, 1921 - 2008  Search this
New York Giants, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Howard University Medical Alumni Association, Inc., American, founded 1871  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Insurance Association  Search this
Whitney Moore Young Jr., American, 1921 - 1971  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
President Richard M. Nixon, American, 1913 - 1994  Search this
Roy White, American, born 1943  Search this
Franklin Augustine Thomas  Search this
Gail Fisher  Search this
Hal Christopher Frederick, American, born 1934  Search this
Greg Morris, American, 1933 - 1996  Search this
Joan Murray  Search this
Edie Huggins, American, 1935 - 2008  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Nettie B. Smith  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Gladys W. Dixon, American, born 1901  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Negro Business League, American, 1901 - 1966  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 9 1/16 × 5/16 in. (28 × 23 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Sororities  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.5
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National magazine of African culture : Republic of Liberia

Title:
NMAC
Author:
Tubman Center of African Culture, Robertsport  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Liberia
Date:
1982
1982-
Topic:
Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
DT621 .N277
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_454696

Minutes

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents  Search this
Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
See more items in:
Minutes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0001
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Additional Online Media:

Music in African culture

Author:
Nketia, J. H. Kwabena  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Topic:
Music  Search this
Music--Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
NX567 .C714 1966
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_734792

African culture defines itself

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Quotations, maxims, etc
Place:
Africa
Date:
1969
Topic:
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
NX430.A4 A39a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059690

Keeping African culture alive

Author:
Butscher, Mike  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Zuriya Theatre  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
England
London
Date:
1993
Topic:
Dance, Black  Search this
Call number:
DT491 .W516
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_537001

African culture in midstream

Author:
Gyan, Kwasi  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Badejo, Peter  Search this
Ebo Iye  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1989
Topic:
Dance companies  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .A257
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_546714

An early African culture

Author:
Chesi, Gert  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Northern
Date:
2006
Topic:
Nok terracottas  Search this
Nok culture  Search this
Terra-cotta figurines, Nok--Forgeries  Search this
Terra-cotta figurines, Nok--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Archaeological thefts  Search this
Call number:
NB1265 .J86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_827398

The Tubman Center of African Culture / by Kjell Zetterstrom

Author:
Zetterstrom, Kjell 1934-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Tubman Center of African Culture, Robertsport  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Liberia
Date:
1968
Topic:
Research institutes  Search this
Call number:
DT621 .L695
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1070513

Art in traditional African culture

Author:
Ojo, J. R. O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1982
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Art and society  Search this
Call number:
DT14 .A374 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_489871

African culture and Christian faith

Author:
Assouan, Usher  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1976
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Christianity and culture  Search this
Call number:
DT521 .E61
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_514013

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