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Martin-Felton, Zora

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Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Boxes 1-29 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, Biographical Information File
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Education Program: Household Items

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  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
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Zora Felton-Martin and a group of children look at and talk about a wash tub for laundry, iron stove, and ice cream maker.
Education program. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Undated.
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 Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
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Children  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Education Program: Household Items, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003435
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WJLA 'Community 7' Segment: Interview with Zora Martin-Felton

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Fred Weiss of WJLA interviewed Zora Felton about the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Felton briefly stated history and mission of the museum; explained that the museum organizes programs and events as well as collaborates with the community when planning exhibitions; and described where the museum would be located in about a year from the date of the interview.
News program. Audio only. Undated.
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Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
WJLA 'Community 7' Segment: Interview with Zora Martin-Felton, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV001050_B
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref334

Christmas Program with Santa Claus at Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  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
Drama
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Students from Nichols Avenue Elementary School sing Christmas songs and recite stories in celebration of Christmas. Following the children's performances, Santa Claus arrives and tells the children a story about black Santa.
Christmas program. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
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 Americans  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Children  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Drama
Music
Citation:
Christmas Program with Santa Claus at Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003278
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Exhibition Programming and the Role of Objects in an Exhibition

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Zora Martin-Felton discusses planning entertainment and education programs which accompany exhibits. She details programming associated with the paintings of the Harmon collection, the Sage of Anacostia exhibition, and the Young People's Festival of the Arts. Additionally, Zora discusses the evolution of programming at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from the formation of the program planning committee into the exhibits, education, and research committee. Zora Martin-Felton, John Kinard, and another museum professional address questions during the question and answer session, which includes discussion on objects in exhibitions, particularly the role or significance of objects in an exhibition.
Presentation or discussion; question and answer session. Part of Professional Development and Museology Audiovisual Records. Undated.
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Exhibition Programming and the Role of Objects in an Exhibition, Record Group AV09-022, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-022, Item ACMA AV000787
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Professional Development and Museology Audiovisual Records
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-022-ref504

WJLA 'Community 7' Segment: Interview with Zora Martin-Felton

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Fred Weiss of WJLA interviewed Zora Felton about the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Felton briefly stated history and mission of the museum; explained that the museum organizes programs and events as well as collaborates with the community when planning exhibitions; and described where the museum would be located in about a year from the date of the interview.
News program. Audio only. Undated.
General:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
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 to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
WJLA 'Community 7' Segment: Interview with Zora Martin-Felton, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV001050_B
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Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-aspace-temp-acma-ref334

Educational Program about George Washington Carver

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Zora Martin-Felton provides introduction for educational program about George Washington Carver. Marcia Neal Dennis, of the Home Economics Cooperative Extension Division of the University of the District of Columbia, talks about George Washington Carver; Carver's work with peanuts and sweet potatoes; and the nutritional value of a peanut to a group of children. Children sample recipes, containing peanuts, prepared by Ms. Dennis.
Educational program. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Undated.
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 Americans  Search this
Children  Search this
Peanuts  Search this
Museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Educational Program about George Washington Carver, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003322
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Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref1559

Education Program for School Teachers Related to The Anacostia Story: 1608-1930

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Meetings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents:
Zora Martin-Felton talks about the upcoming exhibition, The Anacostia Story: 1608-1930. In a panel discussion, Dorothy Webb (elementary school reading teacher), Michael Ball (Community Resources Coordinator at RENP - Response to Educational Needs Project), Judy Banks (French teacher), Rebecca Mead (Museum of National History), Mary Johnson (math specialist from RENP), and Bronwyn Jones (elementary school art teacher) dissect the exhibition, The Anacostia Story: 1608-1930, using the perspectives of their disciplines, particularly related to the competency based curriculums. They present their ideas on how to incorporate the exhibition into school curriculum and lesson plans. The audience consists of school teachers. Moderator: Zora Martin-Felton.
Meeting. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. AV003270: part one. AV003468: part two. Dated 19770224.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003468
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 Americans  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Communities  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Education  Search this
Lesson planning  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Meetings
Citation:
Education Program for School Teachers Related to The Anacostia Story: 1608-1930, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003270
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Demonstrations of 18th and 19th Century Customs

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jackson, Marshall  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Demonstration by Zora Martin-Felton and two others (B. Bryant, and M. Jackson ???) of 18th and 19th century customs in children's room at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. They demonstrate coffee grinding, soap making, and candle making. Demonstration concludes with children eating homemade ice cream.
Museum demonstration and education. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Dated 19720228.
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 Americans  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Children  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Demonstrations of 18th and 19th Century Customs, Record Group 09-007.7,Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003085
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Children Play Games to Demonstrate Their Knowledge of Anacostian History

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jackson, Marshall  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents:
In the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum's learning center, Zora Martin-Felton explains the games which the children will play to increase their knowledge and understanding of the history of Anacostia. The games include: a floor map where the children can walk through Anacostia; letter board to unscramble words and create words that have to do with the history of Anacostia; "reaching in" - might pull out question or an object which the children have to answer or explain; students pretend to be a well known Anacostians and others have to guess based on clues; create own story about Anacostia through the creation of a slideshow; and create play using objects related to Anacostia history contained in a trunk. Children interact with the various games. Marshall Jackson assists with education program.
Museum education program. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Dated 19770609.
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 Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Children  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Children Play Games to Demonstrate Their Knowledge of Anacostian History, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003093
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref1564

Classroom and Museum Project: How to Turn Your Classroom into a Museum Introduction

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Zora Martin-Felton provides introduction and explains objectives of teacher workshop on "How to Turn Your Classroom into a Museum." Objectives includes (1) share the resources of the museum, (2) explore individual learning styles, (3) promote career awareness, and (4) blend together the application of museum procedures and practices with classroom teaching and learning goals and objectives. The focus or subject of application for the day is George Washington Carver.
Museum education program or workshop. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Dated 19781030.
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 Americans  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Education  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Classroom and Museum Project: How to Turn Your Classroom into a Museum Introduction, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003239
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref1565

PR Workshop

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Speakers talk about publicity, and how to promote an organization or event. Specifically, they talk about different types of media or external publicity, the difference between external publicity and internal publicity, and how to decide which type of publicity is best for a particular circumstance. Zora Martin-Felton explains the difference between a news article and a feature article, and how to develop a public relations packet. Workshop participants work together to create a public relations packet for an exhibition on George Washington Carver. John Kinard talks about George Washington Carver, making something out of nothing, and the under representation of African Americans in museum exhibits.
Workshop. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from physical asset: Tape 2 - PR Workshop, Fill-in. Undated.
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 Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Publicity  Search this
Education  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
PR Tape: Mobile DC, YAC, Staff Titles, and History, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003169
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref1568

Education Program: Slavery Discussion and Pigment Demonstration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Zora Martin-Felton leads educational program for children. Beginning with a map of the world, Martin-Felton tells the children a story about the history of black people. They talk about the transatlantic slave trade and slavery in the United States while adding pictures to a flannel, or felt, board. Demonstration on mixing crushed stones, dirt, flower petals, paprika, mustard, and other materials with egg yolks to create pigments used for paintings.
Education Program. Poor sound quality. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from physical asset: Demos - Anacostia Museum, Flannel Board - Africa Slavery, Paint Demo. Dated 19740323.
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 Americans  Search this
Children  Search this
Museums  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Education  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Pigments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Education Program: Slavery Discussion and Pigment Demonstration, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003261
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref1572

Discussion on Exhibit Techniques held in Colonial Williamsburg

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Smith, Fletcher A.  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Dale, Almore  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Meetings
Place:
Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Museum professionals discuss methods of presenting black history in exhibits and programs at Colonial Williamsburg, race in the museum profession, and the mutual benefits the museum professionals might derive from cooperative efforts. John Kinard, Almore Dale, and Zora Martin-Felton of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum participate in discussion. Discussion moderated by Charles Boddie.
Discussion/Meeting. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003242: part 1. AV003089: part 2. Dated 19720114.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003089
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 Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
Race  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Meetings
Citation:
Discussion on Exhibit Techniques held in Colonial Williamsburg, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003242
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref518

Black Perspective Series: Sterling Brown

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Lectures
Poetry
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Sterling Brown talks about growing up in Washington, D.C., his educational background, his career as a teacher and writer, what he has learned in this life, his poetic influences, and his poetry. Dr. Brown reads his poetry, including Old Lem. Zora Martin-Felton provides introduction.
Lecture and poetry reading. AV003081: Part 1. AV003570: Part 2. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19720303.
Biographical / Historical:
Professor, poet, and literary critic Dr. Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989) was born and raised in the Washington, D.C area. He grew up on a farm in Howard County, Maryland; and attended Waterford Oaks Elementary, Dunbar High School, Williams College in Massachusetts, and Harvard University. He married Daisy Turnbull in 1927. Brown taught at Howard University, Fisk University, Vassar College, New York University, Atlanta University, Yale University, and Virginia Theological Seminary and College in Lynchburg, Virginia. His studies and poetry focused on black history and culture of the Southern United States.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003570
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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 Americans  Search this
African American educators  Search this
Educators  Search this
African American poets  Search this
Poets  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Poetry
Citation:
Black Perspective Series: Sterling Brown, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003081
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref531

Black Perspective Series: Lois Mailou Jones

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-1998  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Lectures
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Lois Mailou Jones discusses achievements of black artists and shows slides of their work. She also provides a history of black artists and their work. Zora Martin-Felton introduces Lois Mailou Jones.
Lecture. AV003201: lecture begins at 000745 and recording does not include complete lecture [beginning of recording consists of Black Perspective Series: Dr. Alyce Gullattee]. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19720301.
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 Americans  Search this
Artists  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American art  Search this
Art  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Black Arts movement  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Citation:
Black Perspective Series: Lois Mailou Jones, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003201
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Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref533

Black Perspective Series: Hassan Jeru-Ahmed

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeru-Ahmed, Hassan  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Lectures
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Hassan Jeru-Ahmed provides an overview of the political and social structures of the community and the United States. Jeru-Ahmed talks about black political activities, including fighting for full citizenship and voting rights in Washington, D.C. and the United States. He also talks about organizing the Blackman's Development Center and Blackman's Volunteer Army of Liberation; starting a drug program; and opening a sickle cell anemia center. He stresses the importance of organizing by black people of all ages. Zora Martin-Felton introduces Hassan Jeru-Ahmed.
Lecture. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19720229.
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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 Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
Race  Search this
United States -- Politics and government  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Medical care  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Citation:
Black Perspective Series: Hassan Jeru-Ahmed, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003551
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-ref534

Interview: Pleasant Burke, A Man of Peace

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Lorton Reformatory  Search this
Burke, Pleasant  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Discussion between Zora Martin-Felton and Pleasant Burke about Burke's feelings, insights, and experiences. Some discussion about life at Lorton Reformatory and his return to the community. Pleasant Burke, a painter and resident of Lorton Reformatory, explains his painting and what he communicates to people through his work. Burke talks about his artistic process, the media he works with, why he creates art, and his evolution as an artist. He also talks about the experience of being an artist at Lorton Reformatory, the artistic and creative opportunities at Lorton Reformatory, and his family and life (crime and drugs) prior to his stay at Lorton Reformatory. At the end of the recording, Burke recites a poem he wrote about his painting.
Interview/Discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19740326.
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 Americans  Search this
Artists  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Prisoners  Search this
African American prisoners  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Interview: Pleasant Burke, A Man of Peace, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV000799
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-ref576

Zora's African Trip

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Haley, Alex  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Ambient sounds
Music
Place:
Africa
Africa, West
Gorée (Senegal)
Senegal
Gambia
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Sounds and interviews/discussions from Zora Martin-Felton's trip to West Africa in circa 1970s. Interviewee discusses history of slave houses and slavery on Goree Island beginning with the arrival of the Portuguese in 1444. Focus on the lives of the slaves while held on the island of Goree, the African slave trade, and European exploitation of Africa. Music and ambient sounds of present-day Jufureh, Gambia - the ancestral village of Alex Haley. Another interviewee discusses Alex Haley's Roots - the book versus the television production. There is also explanation of the evolution of European capitalism from slave labor, land, and capital through corporate capitalism.
Interviews/conversations/tours. Music and ambient sounds. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003282: #1. AV003372: #2. AV003282-1: speaker's French (most likely) with English translator, poor audio. Transcribed from physical asset: W. Afr. History - Dr. Leo Jeffries; Conversations with Camara Lye. Undated.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003282-2

ACMA AV003372-1

ACMA AV003372-2
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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 Americans  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Exploitation  Search this
Capitalism  Search this
African culture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Ambient sounds
Music
Citation:
Zora's African Trip, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003282-1
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-ref523

The Dunbar Legacy: Dr. Sterling A. Brown Lecture on Anna J. Cooper

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Dunbar High School (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Fisk University  Search this
Howard University  Search this
M Street High School (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Oberlin College  Search this
Preparatory High School for Colored Youth (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Université de Paris IV: Paris-Sorbonne  Search this
Virginia Theological Seminary and College (Lynchburg, Va.)  Search this
Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989  Search this
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964  Search this
Egypt, Ophelia Settle  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Lectures
Poetry
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Lynchburg (Va.)
United States
Southern States
Date:
1981
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Sterling A. Brown talks about his experiences and teachers, including Anna J. Cooper, at M Street High School (later known as Dunbar High School); and education and segregation, which was fought by Cooper and Mary Church Terrell. He provides a short history and legacy of Cooper, who he considers a role model; and reads prose by Anna J. Cooper which highlights her educational philosophy and her views regarding education and the roles of teachers. Brown talks about his education and academic career; reminiscences his teaching experiences particularly at Virginia Theological Seminary and College, and living in Lynchburg, Virginia; and reads a few of his own poems, which focus on black life experiences in the Southern United States. Ophelia Settle Egypt, a friend of Sterling Brown, reminiscences about her experiences attending Howard University and adventures with Brown and his wife, Daisy: their resentment of Jim Crow and riding on a segregated bus. Mr. Muhammad reads his poems in tribute of Sterling Brown and "for everyone in the struggle of identifying what is what and who is who and what we need to do about it." Zora Martin-Felton introduces the speakers throughout the lecture series.
Lecture, and poetry and prose reading. AV003057 and AV003051: video. AV001053 and AV001353: audio only. Part of Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South Audiovisual Records. AV003057, AV003051, and AV001053: undated. AV001353: dated 19810426.
Biographical / Historical:
The collection, Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South Audiovisual Records, contains sound and video recordings of exhibit tours, gallery talks, and lectures associated with an exhibition, Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South. The exhibition presented the life and times of Washington, D.C. black educator and author Anna Julia Haywood Cooper through historical documents, photographs, memorabilia, and re-creations of her home and classroom settings. It was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1981 to September 1982; Louise Daniel Hutchinson served as curator. The exhibition was based on an unpublished manuscript by the late Dr. Leona Gable, Smith College; and titled after Cooper's written work, A Voice from the South: By a Black Woman of the South.;Educator, author, and speaker Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (1858-1964) was born into slavery and educated at Saint Augustine's Normal School and Collegiate Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina. While teaching at St. Augustine's, she married George A. C. Cooper, who died two years later. After her husband's death, Cooper moved to Washington, D.C., attended Oberlin College, taught at Wilberforce College and M Street High School, and later went on to earn her Ph.D. from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. Cooper taught Greek, Latin, geometry, and science; and created a path for African Americans to attend Ivy League schools. Although she taught and served as principal (1902-1906) of the M Street High School (now Dunbar High School) in Washington, D.C., her role and influence extended beyond its boundaries. Cooper was an advocate of human rights who lectured on a broad range of topics that affected blacks and women, including race relations, poverty, and gender inequality; a feminist of her day. She was a contributor to the District of Columbia's Colored Settlement House; served as president of Frelinghuysen University, which offered affordable liberal arts and professional courses for working African Americans; and wrote A Voice from the South by a Black Woman of the South, the first book-length volume of black feminist analysis in the United States.;Professor, poet, and literary critic Dr. Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989) was born and raised in the Washington, D.C area. He grew up on a farm in Howard County, Maryland; and attended Waterford Oaks Elementary, Dunbar High School, Williams College in Massachusetts, and Harvard University. He married Daisy Turnbull in 1927. Brown taught at Howard University, Fisk University, Vassar College, New York University, Atlanta University, Yale University, and Virginia Theological Seminary and College in Lynchburg, Virginia. His studies and poetry focused on black history and culture of the Southern United States.;Originally named Preparatory High School for Colored Youth and later known as M Street High School, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, located in Washington, D.C., was the first black public high school in the United States. During the first half of the twentieth century, Dunbar was an academically elite public school with many of its teachers holding master and doctorate degrees. By the 1950s, the school was sending 80 percent of its students to college. During the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century, Dunbar struggled to keep its prestigious reputation and high standards. As with many troubled urban public schools, Dunbar standards fell and some students struggle with basic reading and math. The Dunbar Legacy Lecture Series, which was held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in the early 1980s, consisted of lectures by and about people associated with Dunbar High School.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003051

ACMA AV001053_A

ACMA AV001053_B

ACMA AV001353_A

ACMA AV001353_B
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
African American women  Search this
Freedmen  Search this
African American educators  Search this
African American women educators  Search this
Women  Search this
Educators  Search this
Education  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Race  Search this
Human Rights  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Women's rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
African American authors  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
Authors  Search this
African American poets  Search this
Poets  Search this
Social history  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Lectures
Poetry
Citation:
The Dunbar Legacy: Dr. Sterling A. Brown Lecture on Anna J. Cooper, Exhibition Records AV03-029, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-029, Item ACMA AV003057
See more items in:
Anna J. Cooper: a voice from the South exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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