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To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Extent:
13.04 Linear feet (18 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Exhibit scripts
Exhibition records
Brochures
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1992-01 - 1992-07
Summary:
An exhibition on 187 years of civil rights activism in Washington, DC. The show was created by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and exhibited there from January 1992 to July 1992. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibit scripts
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Citation:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033
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To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-033
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Crucifix

Object Name:
nkangi kiditu
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.3 x 14.9 x 2.9 cm (13 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Date:
Late 17th-early 18th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernst Anspach
Object number:
91-10-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-10-1

Staff

Object Name:
kibango
Maker:
Luba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 160.7 x 7 x 7.6 cm (63 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 3 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Upper Lomami Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
ca. 1880
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
91-19-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-19-1

Mahdi flag

Medium:
Cotton, silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 132.7 x 149.2 cm (52 1/4 x 58 3/4 in.)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Geography:
Mahdiyya State, Sudan
Date:
1882-1885
Topic:
Warfare  Search this
Writing  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
91-20-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-20-1

Tombstone Blues

Maker:
Mohammad Omer Khalil, born 1936, Sudan  Search this
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 116.8 x 158.5 cm (46 x 62 3/8 in.)
Type:
Print
Geography:
Sudan
Date:
1986
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
92-4-2
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_92-4-2

Evolving Cosmos

Maker:
Tayo Adenaike, born 1954, Nigeria  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 60.9 x 45.9 cm (24 x 18 1/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
1996
Topic:
sun  Search this
Credit Line:
Sylvia H. Williams Memorial Fund for Acquisitions
Object number:
96-16-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-16-1

Tusk

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x Diameter: 72.4 x 14.6 x 6 cm (28 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cabinda Province, Angola
Date:
ca. 1860
Topic:
elephant  Search this
crocodile  Search this
mother and child  Search this
foreigner  Search this
weapon  Search this
boat  Search this
bushcow  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-28-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-28-1

Icon

Maker:
Ethiopian Orthodox  Search this
Medium:
Distemper and gesso on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.7 x 26.7 x 1.5 cm (6 9/16 x 10 1/2 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Early 16th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
weapon  Search this
Writing  Search this
horse  Search this
angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary Garland in memory of Robert Lewis Garland
Object number:
98-2-1
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-2-1

Icon

Maker:
Ethiopian Orthodox  Search this
Medium:
Distemper, gesso and cloth on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31 x 41.5 x 1.4 cm (12 3/16 x 16 5/16 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Early 16th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
snake  Search this
weapon  Search this
cross  Search this
sun  Search this
horse  Search this
moon  Search this
angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ciro R. Taddeo in memory of Dr. Volker Stitz, Ph.D.
Object number:
98-3-1
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-3-1

Icon

Maker:
Ethiopian Orthodox  Search this
Medium:
Distemper, gesso and cloth on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.2 x 47 x 17 cm (13 7/16 x 18 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Late 17th-early 18th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
snake  Search this
cross  Search this
sun  Search this
horse  Search this
moon  Search this
angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ciro R. Taddeo
Object number:
98-3-2
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-3-2

Bracelet

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.5 x 12.8 x 12.8 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Owo, Nigeria
Date:
16th-18th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
mudfish  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-7.1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-7.1

Bracelet

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.5 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Owo, Nigeria
Date:
16th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
Leadership  Search this
mudfish  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-8
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-8

Hair and Cotton Candy

Maker:
Marcia Kure, born 1970, Nigeria  Search this
Medium:
23.75kt shell gold, kolanut pigment, silver ink, pencil and water on Arches HP Watercolor paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 58 x 45.5 cm (22 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.) Framed: 76.9 x 62.9 x 3.9 cm (30 1/4 x 24 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
2013
Topic:
Human  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2013-13-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2013 Marcia Kure
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-13-1

Bowl with lid

Object Name:
mukeke
Maker:
Lozi artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.9 × 27.9 × 23.7 cm (9 × 11 × 9 5/16 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Zambia
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
snake  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2014-29-5
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-29-5

Bowl with lid

Maker:
Lozi artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31.1 × 29.8 × 29.8 cm (12 1/4 × 11 3/4 × 11 3/4 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Zambia
Date:
ca. 1905-1916
Topic:
Household  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
horse  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2014-29-6
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-29-6

Spoon

Maker:
Benin kingdom, Bini-Portuguese style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.5 x 4.8 x 3.2 cm (6 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
16th-17th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss
Object number:
69-20-4
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Concourse
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_69-20-4

Headrest

Maker:
Tellem artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.9 x 31.5 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 12 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Geography:
Mali
Date:
11th-14th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
horse  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Saul Bellow
Object number:
69-4-1
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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Tusk

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory, wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32.8 x 13.6 x 13.5 cm (12 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Loango coast, Congo
Date:
1861
Topic:
bird  Search this
foreigner  Search this
furniture  Search this
Writing  Search this
monkey  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward I. Eliçofon
Object number:
74-20-2
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_74-20-2

Male figure

Object Name:
nomoli
Maker:
Nomoli Style  Search this
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.2 x 8.6 x 10.8 cm (6 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Date:
15th-17th century
Topic:
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-2
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-2

Male figure

Object Name:
nomoli
Maker:
Nomoli Style  Search this
Temne artist  Search this
Bullom artist  Search this
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19 x 10 x 12.3 cm (7 1/2 x 3 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Date:
15th-17th century
Topic:
elephant  Search this
equestrian  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-3
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-3

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