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Freedom's Coming: Performance by Kwelismith

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kwelismith  Search this
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1993
Scope and Contents:
To introduce the exhibition 'Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South,' performance artist Kwelismith portrayed Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad in a performance titled 'Freedom's Coming.' Question and answered session followed the performances.
Performance. Related to exhibition 'Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South.' AV002209: first performance. AV002210: second performance. Dated 19931204.
Biographical / Historical:
'Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South' explored the world of African Americans, their families, and communities in the antebellum South. The exhibition was developed for circulation by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services (SITES) with the assistance of the Anacostia Museum and the National Museum of American History. It was adapted from an exhibition organized by the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia. The exhibition was held at the Anacostia Museum from December 12, 1993 - March 1, 1994.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV002210
Series 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 Americans  Search this
Underground Railroad  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Fugitive slaves  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Before freedom came: African American life in the antebellum South audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-032, Item ACMA AV002209
See more items in:
Before freedom came: African American life in the antebellum South exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-032-ref545

Secret meeting : Kwanzaa songs and city sounds / Kwelismith

Title:
Kwanzaa songs and city sounds
Author:
Kwelismith  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 215 p. : ill., music, ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Music
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African Americans--Society and customs  Search this
Kwanzaa--Songs and music  Search this
City sounds  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_631363

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