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Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audio Tour

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1987
Scope and Contents:
Audio tour for the exhibition - Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 - presents African American religious history beginning with the first African slaves who brought African religious faith with them and the incorporation of African religion customs with Euro-Christian faith. The audio tour includes the history of Black Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, and Episcopalian congregations in the North; black congregations in the South during Civil War and Reconstruction; black churches and politics, including slave rebellions; the work of Reverends and Preachers; negro spirituals; and vodou. Names profiled include Cotton Mather, David Walker, Nat Turner, Henry M. Turner, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Audio tour. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. AV002681: dated 19871201. AV001345: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audio Tour was created for the Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 exhibition which explored the growth and central role of African American churches during the 18th- and 19th-centuries in the eastern United States: Boston, Savannah, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, and Richmond. The exhibition was organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001345
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
Churches  Search this
African American churches  Search this
Religion  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audio Tour, Exhibition Records AV03-036, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-036, Item ACMA AV002681
See more items in:
Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877 Exhibition Records
Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877 Exhibition Records / Series 3: Audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-036-ref890

John Kinard Lecture: AMEZ Denomination

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (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 1985
Scope and Contents:
John Kinard talked about the history of African American church beginning in late 18th century; the governance of churches; rituals of the church; Richard Allen and James Varick, and the formation of the African Methodist Episcopal and African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) churches; Nova Scotia blacks, James Walker Hood, and AMEZ in NC; and Liberia and the freedom through colonization experiment.
Lecture/discussion. Audio only. Recordings cover same topic, but might be from two separate events. AV001127: poor quality. Undated.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001121_B

ACMA AV001127
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
Churches  Search this
African American churches  Search this
Church history  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Religion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
John Kinard on the AMEZ Denomination, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV001121_A
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-ref245

Religious Service at John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  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:
1976
Scope and Contents:
At John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, located in northwest Washington, D.C., John Kinard delivered sermon titled 'Safe but Lost,' and spoke of the life of Jesus. Sermon was a part of religious service with music. Sermon titled 'The State of the Church Today' also included; this sermon was not delivered by John Kinard.
Religious service. Audio only. Dated 19760403.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV002032_B
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
Churches  Search this
African American churches  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Public worship  Search this
Worship programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Religious Service at John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV002032_A
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-ref332

Religious Service at John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  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:
1976
Scope and Contents:
At John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, located in northwest Washington, D.C., John Kinard delivered sermon titled 'Safe but Lost,' and spoke of the life of Jesus. Sermon was a part of religious service with music. Sermon titled 'The State of the Church Today' also included; this sermon was not delivered by John Kinard.
Religious service. Audio only. Dated 19760403.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV002032_B
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
Churches  Search this
African American churches  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Public worship  Search this
Worship programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Religious Service at John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV002032_A
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-aspace-temp-acma-ref332

John Kinard Lecture: AMEZ Denomination

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (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 1985
Scope and Contents:
John Kinard talked about the history of African American church beginning in late 18th century; the governance of churches; rituals of the church; Richard Allen and James Varick, and the formation of the African Methodist Episcopal and African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) churches; Nova Scotia blacks, James Walker Hood, and AMEZ in NC; and Liberia and the freedom through colonization experiment.
Lecture/discussion. Audio only. Recordings cover same topic, but might be from two separate events. AV001127: poor quality. Undated.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001121_B

ACMA AV001127
General:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording and transcription from physical asset.
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
Churches  Search this
African American churches  Search this
Church history  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Religion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
John Kinard on the AMEZ Denomination, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV001121_A
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-aspace-temp-acma-ref245

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