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Paul Robeson, American: Lecture by Dorothy Gilliam

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. 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:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Dorothy Gilliam, Washington Post columnist and author of numerous articles and books including 'Paul Robeson: All American,' shares insights on Robeson's extraordinary life and career.
Lecture. Audio only. Very poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties - showcased the evolution and achievements of the Renaissance, which was the explosion of literary, visual, performance, and cinematic creativity generated by black artists between the end of World War I and the early days of the Great Depression. Represented is the creativity of Marian Anderson, Richard Barthe, Countee Cullen, Aaron Douglas, Duke Ellington, Meta Warrick Fuller, Roland Hayes, Zora Neale Hurston, Malvin Gray Johnson, Alain Locke, "Jelly Roll" Morton, Paul Robeson, George Schuyler, and Wallace Thurman, among others. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985 - December 1986.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001234_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
Actors  Search this
African American actors  Search this
Singers  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African Americans in the performing arts  Search this
Activists  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Paul Robeson, American: Lecture by Dorothy Gilliam, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-024, Item ACMA AV001234_A
See more items in:
The Renaissance: Black arts of the Twenties exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-024-ref513

Paul Robeson, American: Performance by William Marshall

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. 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:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Performance of 'Paul Robeson, American' in which William Marshall - the Emmy Award winner, actor, producer, and star of stage and cinema - recreated the legendary Paul Robeson. On April 16, 1986, a performance took place at Eastern Senior High School in northeast Washington, D.C. On April 17, 1986, a performance took place at Ballou Senior High School in southeast Washington, D.C.
Performance. Audio only. Very poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860416.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties - showcased the evolution and achievements of the Renaissance, which was the explosion of literary, visual, performance, and cinematic creativity generated by black artists between the end of World War I and the early days of the Great Depression. Represented is the creativity of Marian Anderson, Richard Barthe, Countee Cullen, Aaron Douglas, Duke Ellington, Meta Warrick Fuller, Roland Hayes, Zora Neale Hurston, Malvin Gray Johnson, Alain Locke, "Jelly Roll" Morton, Paul Robeson, George Schuyler, and Wallace Thurman, among others. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985 - December 1986.
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
Actors  Search this
African American actors  Search this
Singers  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African Americans in the performing arts  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Paul Robeson, American: Performance by William Marshall, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-024, Item ACMA AV001229
See more items in:
The Renaissance: Black arts of the Twenties exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-024-ref511

Portraits in Black: Slide Show Narration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Barthé, Richmond, 1901-1989  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971  Search this
Drew, Charles Richard, 1904-1950  Search this
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963  Search this
Hastie, William, 1904-1976  Search this
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  Search this
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993  Search this
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1983
Scope and Contents:
Narration for the two slide shows which complimented the exhibition, Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin. Narrator repeats quotes from the words of W.E.B. Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Johnson Bunche, Thurgood Marshall, William Henry Hastie, Charles Richard Drew, James Weldon Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Joe Louis, Richard Barthe, and Paul Leroy Robeson.
Narration. Part of Part of Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Audiovisual Records. Dated 19830324.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition, Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin, presented 36 portraits selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. The portraits depicted likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts. Portrait subjects included Marian Anderson, Joe Louis, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. The exhibition was on display from April 17, 1983 - August 21, 1983 at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum.
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
Blacks -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Portraits in Black: Slide Show Narration, Exhibition Records AV03-002, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-002, Item ACMA AV003301
See more items in:
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-002-ref3

Robeson Sings [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
3 phonograph records : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-0043
Othello R-101
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_320397

King Joe, parts 1 & 2 [sound recording]

Artist:
Basie, Count 1904-1984  Search this
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-0903
Okeh 6475
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_321115

Ballad For Americans [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-1128
Victor P-20
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_321317

The Peekskill Story [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-1200
Charter C-502
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_321383

Ezekiel Saw De Wheel/Hear, De Lam's A-Cryin' [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Brown, Lawrence  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-2865
Victor 20604
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_323520

Take Me Away From the River/'Round the Bend of the Road [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-2866
Victor 24318
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_323521

Weepin' Mary; I Want to be Ready/Git On Board, Lil' Chillun; [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-2867
Victor 22225
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_323522

It Ain't Necessarily So/A Woman is a Sometime Thing [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-2868
Victor 26358
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_323523

Witness/I Got a Home In-A Dat Rock [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Brown, Lawrence  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-2869
Victor 21109
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_323524

Jerusalem/The Blind Ploughman [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-3425
Victor 27348
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_323954

Ballads for Americans: Carnegie Hall Concert, Vol. 2 [sound recording]

Artist:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FP-RINZ-LP-1085
Vanguard 79193
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audiorecordings, 1950-1994 292071
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_331174

Song About Paul Robeson [sound recording]

Performer:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Subject:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1682
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337074

Paul Robeson/Grodwin Watson [sound recording]

Performer:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Watson, Grodwin  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4844
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340208

Paul Robeson : melody of freedom

Author:
Blockson, Charles L  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976 Anniversaries, etc  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1998
Call number:
E185.5 .A512
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545693

Here I stand / Paul Robeson ; with a preface by Lloyd L. Brown and a new introduction by Sterling Stuckey

Author:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Subject:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xxxvi, 121 p. : port. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1988
[1988], c1958
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R645 A1 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_607593

Paul Robeson, April 9, 1898--January 23, 1976 : for his 80th birthday / published by Brigitte Boegelsack

Author:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Bögelsack, Brigitte  Search this
Subject:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Physical description:
65 p. ; 30 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
Topic:
Singers  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R645 B64 E1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_612707

The undiscovered Paul Robeson : an artist's journey, 1898-1939 / Paul Robeson, Jr

Author:
Robeson, Paul Jr. 1927-2014  Search this
Subject:
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976 Childhood and youth  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 383 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Singers  Search this
Actors  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Call number:
E185.97.R63 .R58 2001X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615373

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