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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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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hall, Robert L., 1950-  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Date:
undated
Summary:
An exhibition on contemporary African American women artists curated by Robert L. Hall and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from November 1990 to April 1991. Artists included are: Erlena Chisolm Bland, Lilian Thomas Burwell, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Margo Humphrey, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Viola Burley Leak, Winnie Owens-Hart, Stephanie E. Pogue, Malkia Roberts, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Sylvia Snowden, Renée Stout, Denise Ward-Brown, Joyce E. Wellman, and Adell Westbrook.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
African American women artists -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Citation:
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-044
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Exhibition Records, 1990-2004

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
American Voices: Latino Photographers in the United States (Traveling exhibition) (c. 1997)  Search this
An Ocean Apart: Contemporary Vietnamese Art from the United States and Vietnam (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1997)  Search this
Art of Jack Delano (Traveling exhibition) (c. 1997)  Search this
Artrain: Art in Celebration! (Traveling exhibition) (1996-1999)  Search this
Beauties of the Coral Reef (Traveling exhibition) (circa 1998)  Search this
Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South (Traveling exhibition) (1993-1996)  Search this
Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington (Traveling exhibition) (1993-1996)  Search this
Brown vs. Board of Education (Traveling exhibition) (c. 2004)  Search this
Constance Stuart Larrabee: World War II Photo Journal (Traveling exhibition) (1990-1995)  Search this
Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2006)  Search this
Dreams and Traditions: 300 Years of British and Irish Paintings from the Ulster Museum, Belfast (Traveling exhibition) (1987-1998)  Search this
Exotic Illusions: Art, Romance, and the Marketplace (Traveling exhibition) (1997-1998)  Search this
Flag in American Indian Art (Traveling exhibition)  Search this
Fragile Ecologies: Artists' Interpretations and Solutions (Traveling exhibition) (1992-1995)  Search this
Fred E. Miller: Photographer of the Crows (Traveling exhibition) (1993-1995)  Search this
Full Deck: Art Quilts (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1999)  Search this
Going Strong: Older Americans on the Job (Traveling exhibition) (circa 1998)  Search this
Graceful Envelope (Traveling exhibition) (c. 2000)  Search this
Hannelore Baron (Traveling exhibition) (c. 2000)  Search this
Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940 (Traveling exhibition) (1996-2003)  Search this
Looping the Loop: Posters of Early Flight (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002)  Search this
Matchsafes (Traveling exhibition) (c. 2001)  Search this
Millennium Messages (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2000)  Search this
On Miniature Wings: Model Aircraft from the National Air and Space Museum (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002)  Search this
Out of Time: Designs for the 20th Century Future (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003)  Search this
Perpetual Campaign: The Making of the People's President (Traveling exhibition) (1992-1994)  Search this
Photographing History: Fred J. Maroon and the Nixon Years, 1970-1974 (Traveling exhibition) (2000)  Search this
Pilot's Eye (Traveling exhibition) (c. 2001)  Search this
Red, Hot, and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals (Traveling exhibition) (c. 1998)  Search this
Seeing Jazz (Traveling exhibition) (1997-1999)  Search this
Serving Home and Community: Women of Southern Appalachia: Photographs by Barbara T. Beirne (Traveling exhibition) (circa 1999)  Search this
Six Bridges: The Making of a Modern Metropolis (Traveling exhibition)  Search this
Small Wonder: Worlds in a Box (Traveling exhibition) (2001-2003)  Search this
Spiders! (Traveling exhibition) (1994-2000 )  Search this
Stories from Life: The Photographs of Horace Bristol (Traveling exhibition) (circa 1996)  Search this
Strong Hearts: Native American Visions and Voices (Traveling exhibition) (c. 1997)  Search this
The Long Road Up the Hill: Blacks in Congress, 1870-1983 (Traveling exhibition) (1985-1996)  Search this
The Prairie Schoolhouse: A Photo Essay by John Martin Campbell (Traveling exhibition) (1996-2000)  Search this
The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, 1619-1930 (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
These Rare Lands (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2006)  Search this
This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002)  Search this
Try This On: A History of Clothing, Gender, and Power (Traveling exhibition) (1994-1997)  Search this
Vanishing Amphibians (Traveling exhibition) (circa 1997)  Search this
Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions (Traveling exhibition) (1996-2003)  Search this
We Shall Overcome: Photographs from the American Civil Rights Era (Traveling exhibition) (1998-2004)  Search this
Who's in Charge: Workers and Managers in the United States (Traveling exhibition) (1992-1996)  Search this
Women and Flight (Traveling exhibition) (c. 1997)  Search this
Women of Taste: A Collaboration Celebrating Quilt Artists and Chefs (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002)  Search this
Physical description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1990
1990-2004
Topic:
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-010
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Exhibition Records 1948-2016 [Smithsonian Exhibits]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_274813

Exhibition Records, 1990-2004

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office  Search this
Uniform title:
Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype (Monograph : 1995)  Search this
Subject:
Foresta, Merry A  Search this
Anderson, Betsy  Search this
Wood, John 1947 January 2-  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
McNeese State University  Search this
Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Books
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1990
1990-2004
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Museum loans  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Daguerreotype  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-138
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020. Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 01/08/2007 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details
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Exhibition Records 1938-2015 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398475

Man made: African-American men and quilting traditions exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Fry, Gladys-Marie, 1931-  Search this
Extent:
0.83 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Exhibit scripts
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Brochures
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1998-01 - 1998-03
Summary:
An exhibition on African American male quilt makers organized by Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry and exhibited at Anacostia Community Museum from January 1998 --March 1998. Quilters included: Elroy Atkins, Paul Buford, Charles Carter, Thomas Covington, Raymond Dobard, David Driskell, Benjamin Jackson, Dennis Jones, Thomas Mack, Jeff Martin, Herbert Munn, Charles Palmer, Joe Washington, and Warren Wise. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, 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.
Topic:
Quiltmakers  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Exhibit scripts
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Brochures
Citation:
Man made: African-American men and quilting traditions exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-013
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Man made: African-American men and quilting traditions exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-013

Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
21.6 Cubic feet (consisting of 17 cartons, 2 oversized boxes.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Transcripts
Color slides
Exhibition records
Exhibit scripts
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Place:
Washington Metropolitan Area
Date:
1942-1998
Summary:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of an exhibition exploring the immigration of people of African descent from Central and South America and the Caribbean to the Washington Metropolitan Area. The show was organized and hosted by the Anacostia Museum from August 21, 1994 through August 7, 1995. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Black Mosaic exhibition presented by the Anacostia Community Museum measure 21.6 cubic feet and date from 1942 to 1998, with the bulk of material dating from 1990 to 1995. The records include administrative records, publications, research files, floor plans, exhibit text drafts, oral history transcripts, and project files for programs coordinated for or tangentially with the Black Mosaic Exhibit.

Administrative records include advisory board member lists, meeting minutes, agendas, grant proposals, project reports and assessments, correspondence, training material for museum volunteers and docents, and assorted notes. Publications within the series directly relate to the Black Mosaic Exhibit and the Anacostia Community Museum. Correspondence includes both internal correspondence and those with local community members.

Writings and notes were previously scattered throughout the collection have been collocated within the Administrative Records series, and a majority are undated. The notes cover topics ranging from administrative activities to exhibit and research planning. Included are printed documents, scrap paper, and spiral-bound notebooks.

The research files contain background information about numerous immigrant communities within Washington D.C. The community research files were originally organized by country, continent, or region of origin, and then later by subjects that coordinated with the exhibit's designated themes. This organization method has largely been maintained. Research files include scholarly articles, news clippings, event programs, compiled bibliographies, and material related to the study of museology.

The exhibit files include floor plan layouts, photocopies of images, interview transcripts, exhibit literature, and extensive exhibit text drafts. Drafts of the exhibit's text include notes throughout multiple editing stages. Additionally, copies of flip books for different thematic sections of the Black Mosaic exhibit are included and are organized alphabetically by title. Other exhibit literature present is primarily in English with one French copy present.

The project files include training material for collecting oral histories and documenting community folklife, conference records, event records, and records pertaining to related projects at the Anacostia Community Museum. Concurrent projects supporting the exhibit include the Black Mosaic community newsletter and an educational curriculum project. Additional project records that thematically overlap with the Black Mosaic exhibit but extend beyond the timeframe of the formal exhibit are present also.
Arrangement:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D.C. exhibition records are arranged in four series:

Series 1: Administrative Records

Series 2: Research Files

Series 3: Exhibit Files

Series 4: Project Files
Historical Note:
The exhibit Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D.C. was curated by the Anacostia Community Museum's supervisory curator Portia James, and was open at the Anacostia Community Museum from August 1994 to August 1995. The exhibition explored the immigration of people of African descent from South America, Central America, and the Caribbean to the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Topics addressed in the exhibition include migration, situations faced by Black immigrants, the maintenance of relationships with places of origin, community events and cultural performances, public and private expressions of culture, commodification of culture for economic support, and the expression of multiple identities. Some intentions of the exhibit were to provide forums for discussing culture and identity, provide resources for people learning about communities in the Washington Metro area, and to be a model to other museums and cultural institutions for understanding and interpreting similar immigration and settlement patterns.

The exhibit was designed to be experienced with broader cultural concepts being introduced towards the external part of the exhibit, while personal stories could be experienced further in. Over 100 oral history interviews featured prominently in the exhibit where interviewed individuals explained their immigration experience and how they've adapted to life in the area. The exhibit also included mounted photographs, artifacts, music, and conversations. Artifacts included passport photos, tickets, family photographs, and letters. The exhibit's text displayed in three languages: English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. There were additional exhibition guides provided in Brazilian Portuguese, French, and the Ghanaian languages of Ga, Twi, Akan, and Ewe.

Coupled with the exhibit, the museum coordinated an extensive series of programs to engage various communities in the exploration of issues and traditions. These programs included creating newsletters and a photograph exhibit to keep the community up to date about the progression of the exhibit, working with performance groups, creating multi-institutional partnerships in order to develop more effective methods of collecting oral histories, and collaborating and modeling for the CFPCS African Immigrant Communities project.
Provenance:
Records of Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity Among Black Immigrants in Washington, D.C. Exhibition were created by the Anacostia Community Museum.
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:
Immigrants -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transcripts
Color slides
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Exhibit scripts
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-027
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Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-027
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English and French Caribbean Music in Washington, D.C.

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Binder
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Binders
Exhibition records
Brochures
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Photocopies
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1996
Scope and Contents:
This show explored the history of English and French Caribbean music in the District of Columba and surrounding areas from the 1940s to the 1990s. Curated by Kimberly Freeman, the exhibition sought to broaden the general public's understanding of the role music plays in maintaining cultural identity for Caribbean immigrant communities in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts and brochures.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Music  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Photocopies
Identifier:
ACMA.03-080
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-080

Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Exhibition records
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides
Negatives
Photocopies
Date:
1999
Summary:
An exhibition exploring and examining religious imagery in African American art curated by Deborah Willis. The show was organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and held at the Anacostia Gallery February 14, 1999 through June 15, 1999. This exhibit featured over 60 artists including David C. Driskell, Leslie King-Hammond, Radcliffe Bailey, Chester Higgins, Jr., and Valerie Maynard.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, artist files, administrative records, education packages and brochures.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American photographers  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides
Negatives
Photocopies
Citation:
Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-011
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Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-011
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Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Photocopies
Exhibit scripts
Slides (photographs)
Brochures
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Date:
2000
Summary:
This show presented photographs and photo media based art work produced by black photographers from 1840 to the present. The images in the exhibition form a technical history of the medium as well as a pictorial history of African Americans. Curated by Deborah Willis , the show was exhibited at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, South Gallery from February 4 to June 30, 2000.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts and brochures.
Related Archival Materials note:
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American photographers  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Photocopies
Exhibit scripts
Slides (photographs)
Brochures
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Citation:
Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-004
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Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-004

The Frederick Douglass years: a cultural history exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Catalogs
Press releases
Brochures
Clippings
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Exhibition records
Date:
1993-07 - 1993-09
Summary:
A traveling exhibition on the life and times of Frederick Douglass. The show was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. It was exhibited at the museum from July 1993 to September 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include research files, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, floor plans, and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Abolitionists -- United States  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogs
Press releases
Brochures
Clippings
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Citation:
The Frederick Douglass years: a cultural history exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-20
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The Frederick Douglass years: a cultural history exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-20
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Whose Art is it, anyway? The Arts in Public Places exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Exhibition records
Slides (photographs)
Correspondence
Clippings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1990
Summary:
An exhibition designed to encourage museum visitors to examine the role of art in their community. Organized and displayed at the Anacostia Museum from July 15, 1990 to September 16, 1990 the show included murals and sculptures viewed in Washington, DC and also encompassed personal statements such as hairstyles, clothes, and jewelry.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, release forms, exhibit script, clippings, media clippings, and flyers.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Public art  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Slides (photographs)
Correspondence
Clippings
Citation:
Whose Art is it, anyway? The Arts in Public Places exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-086
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Whose Art is it, anyway? The Arts in Public Places exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-086
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Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon Exhibition Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Names:
Walker Art Center  Search this
Jones, Kellie  Search this
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Memorandums
Photographic prints
Articles
Correspondence
Exhibition records
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Brochures
Date:
1994-04-01 - 1994-06-01
Summary:
An exhibition exploring the representation of Malcolm X in American visual culture. The show was organized by the Walker Art Center and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum from April 1 --June 1, 1994. Kellie Jones served as the curator. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, 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.
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, American -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Memorandums
Photographic prints
Articles
Correspondence
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Brochures
Citation:
Malcolm X: man, ideal, icon exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-035
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Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-035

Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Lucy Ellen Moton  Search this
Extent:
0.29 Linear feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Exhibition records
Exhibition catalogs
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Clippings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1995
Summary:
Held at the Anacostia Museum from June 17, 1995 to August 28, 1995, this exhibition was the result of a partnership between the museum and Lucy Ellen Moton Elementary School. During the 1994-95 school years, the students researched the community of Anacostia and produced photographs, poems, stories, drawings, interviews, documents, and personal artifacts. The student efforts were included under the themes: Moten Elementary School, From Our Homes, Institutions and Organizations, and Community Life.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, exhibit layouts, and student statements.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Elementary schools  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Exhibition catalogs
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Clippings
Citation:
Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-041
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Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-041

Down Through the Years: Stories from the Anacostia Museum's Collections

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Artifacts
Clippings
Correspondence
Exhibition records
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1996
Scope and Contents:
An exhibition exploring the stories and the histories of objects and artifacts in the museum's collection. Organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there April 28, 1996 through August 12, 1996. The show featured photographs, documents, paintings, and historical and cultural objects form the museum's collection.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit script, docent materials, research files, administrative records, clippings, and docent training resouces.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Artifacts
Clippings
Correspondence
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Identifier:
ACMA.03-042
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Down Through the Years: Stories from the Anacostia Museum's Collections
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-042

Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Rice, Kym S.  Search this
Extent:
# linear feet (# boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Catalogs
Exhibition records
Brochures
Exhibit scripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- history -- Exhibitions
Date:
1995-10-15 - 1996-03-03
Summary:
A collaborative exhibit between the Anacostia Museum and the Octagon Museum that tells the story of the early years of the District of Columbia, the people, and their communities. The exhibition was held between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, artifact lists, education packets, loan agreements, and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Catalogs
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Exhibit scripts
Citation:
Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-017
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Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-017

Body and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater  Search this
Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble  Search this
Ailey, Alvin  Search this
Jamison, Judith  Search this
Extent:
1.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Photographic prints
Exhibition records
Brochures
Date:
1993-03 - 1993-06
Summary:
An exhibition on the history of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The show was organized by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1993 to June 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, and floor plans.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American dance  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African American dancers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Photographic prints
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Citation:
Body and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-018
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Body and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-018

Before freedom came: African American life in the antebellum South exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Rice, Kym S.  Search this
Extent:
2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Photographic prints
Color slides
Exhibition records
Contact sheets
Brochures
Place:
Southern States
Date:
undated
Summary:
This exhibition was developed for circulation by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service with the assistance of the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of American History. It was adapted from an exhibition organized by the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia. 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.
Related Archival Materials note:
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Plantation life -- Southern states -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographic prints
Color slides
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Contact sheets
Brochures
Identifier:
ACMA.03-032
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Before freedom came: African American life in the antebellum South exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-032
Additional Online Media:

Always there: the African American presence in American quilts exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Kentucky Quilt Project  Search this
Benberry, Cuesta  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Exhibition catalogs
Brochures
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Exhibition records
Date:
undated
Summary:
An exhibition on the history of African American quilt-making. The show was organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from July 1993 to October 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, photographs, brochures, educational materials, and floor plans.
Restrictions:
Use of materials is restricted. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American quilts  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Quilts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition catalogs
Brochures
Contact sheets
Photographic prints
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Citation:
Always There Exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-014
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Always there: the African American presence in American quilts exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-014
Additional Online Media:

Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Extent:
2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes, 1 binder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Color slides
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Color transparencies
Photographic prints
Exhibit scripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1995-03-04 - 1995-05-28
Summary:
An exhibition on selected works created by Georgette Seabrooke Powell. The show was curated by Michelle Black Smith, and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from March 4, 1995 to May 28, 1995. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, education packets, floor plans, audiovisual materials and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Color slides
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Color transparencies
Photographic prints
Exhibit scripts
Citation:
Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-007
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Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-007

The Moten Black Collectors Hall of Fame

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Binder
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Binders
Exhibition records
Brochures
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Photocopies
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1994
Scope and Contents:
A collaborative exhibition between the Anacostia Museum and Lucy E. Moten Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C. The show explores the materials collected by students, teachers and adults in an Occupational Home Economics class sponsored jointly by the D. C. Public Schools Career Development Program and the Greater Southeast Center for the Aging/Project Keen. Staff from the Anacostia Museum and the Smithsonian's Office of Public Affairs came to the school to conduct workshops on the care of objects and on researching, designing and publicizing an exhibition. Objects and collectors were photographed and loan agreements completed. The records include student writings on ther colletions, describing why, how and what they collected. The exhibition was held in the Program Room at the museum from May 31, 1994 to June 19, 1994.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, artist's statements, brochures, floor plans, and exhibit labels.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Elementary schools  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Photocopies
Identifier:
ACMA.03-085
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-085

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