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Address Book, Advertisement, Lindbergh, King Collection

Materials:
Paper and plastic
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 x 16.5cm (3 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Credit Line:
Gift of the Stanley King Family.
Inventory Number:
A20040294014
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20040294014

Photographic History Collection: Early Cinema

Object Name:
Early Cinema Collection
Date made:
Date range: 1885-1930
1885-1930
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
ID Number:
COLL.PHOTOS.000018
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1339195

Photographic History Collection: Early Cinema: Mutoscopes

Object Name:
Mutoscope Collection
Date made:
1894-1980
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
ID Number:
COLL.PHOTOS.000019
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1339198
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"The Tramp and the Girl" Mutoscope Movie Poster

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 49 cm x 26.035 cm; 19 9/32 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
poster
Object Type:
posters
Date made:
ca 1927
Subject:
Entertainment, Film  Search this
Motion Pictures  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0095.002
Catalog number:
2008.0095.002
Accession number:
2008.0095
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Mutoscope Collection
Photo History Collection
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1327347

"Biddy the Irish Wash Woman" Mutoscope Movie Poster

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 1/2 in x 13 19/32 in; 49.53 cm x 34.50006 cm
Object Name:
poster
Object Type:
posters
Date made:
ca 1920s
Subject:
Entertainment, Film  Search this
Motion Pictures  Search this
Irish American  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0095.008
Accession number:
2008.0095
Catalog number:
2008.0095.008
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Mutoscope Collection
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1328365

"The Stage at Coyote Holes" Mutoscope Movie Poster

Depicted:
Wales, Wally  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 3/4 in x 14 in; 55.245 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
poster
Object Type:
posters
Date made:
ca 1928
Subject:
Entertainment, Film  Search this
Motion Pictures  Search this
West  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0095.009
Accession number:
2008.0095
Catalog number:
2008.0095.009
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Mutoscope Collection
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1328366

"Mother's Angel Child" Mutoscope Movie Poster

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 14 in; 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
poster
Object Type:
posters
Date made:
ca 1928
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0095.001
Accession number:
2008.0095
Catalog number:
2008.0095.001
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Mutoscope Collection
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1336054

Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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"Mrs. O'Flahrety's Boarding House" Mutoscope Movie Poster

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 55.5 cm x 35 cm; 21 27/32 in x 13 25/32 in
Object Name:
poster
Object Type:
posters
Date made:
ca 1925
Subject:
Irish American  Search this
Motion Pictures  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
ID Number:
PG.76.87.18
Catalog number:
76.87.18
Accession number:
2008.0095
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Mutoscope Collection
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1328553

Jenkins Stereo Projection Experiment

Maker:
Jenkins, C. Francis  Search this
Physical Description:
paper photographic prints. (overall material)
wood base/holder (overall material)
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 23.7 cm x 31.8 cm; 3 3/4 in x 9 5/16 in x 12 1/2 in
Object Name:
Jenkins Stereo Experiment (Flip Book)
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number:
PG.3301
Accession number:
33057
Catalog number:
3301
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759330

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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Flip Books

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1994
Scope and Contents:
Flip Books created by the museum as supplemental material for the Black Mosaic Exhibit. They are arranged alphabetically by the title of the flip book.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1012

Diplomatic Incident

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1110

Adjustments

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1111

Bob Marley Soccer Tournament

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1112

Building Communities in D.C.

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1113

Caribbean Cruise

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1114

Community and Family Celebrations

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1115

Community History

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1116

Community Life

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records / Series 3: Exhibit Files / Flip Books
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-027-ref1117

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