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Garry Garber DC Dept. of Recreation Collection

Creator:
District of Columbia. Department of Recreation  Search this
Extent:
3.58 Linear feet (2 boxes and 1 oversize photograph)
Culture:
Hispanic Americans -- Washington, D.C. -- Social conditions  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Newspaper clippings
Grant proposals
Brochures
Newsletters
Press releases
Photographic prints
Date:
1955-1998; 2006
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents the activities of Garry Garber, a founder and 35-year member of the Roving Leaders Program of the DC Department of Parks and Recreation in Washington, DC. Materials include correspondence, brochures, reports, newsletters, financial records, meeting minutes, and the personal daily work diaries of Mr. Garber. It also contains meeting minutes from the 1965 Community Conference of Northwest Washington and the District of Columbia Commissioners' Youth Council from the years: 1957, 1958, and 1959.
Biographical / Historical:
Garry Garber, a Mexican American and California native, was a founding member of the Roving Leaders Program of Washington, DC's Department of Parks & Recreation. The program embedded mentors in underserved neighborhoods to cultivate leadership, civic engagement, and a sense of purpose among young residents. Serving in that role from 1956 to 1991, Mr. Garber mentored generations of Washingtonians and played a vital role in the city's early efforts to serve its Latino immigrant communities by advocating for resources, social services, and support from the local government. Largely prior to (but sometimes simultaneously with) his employment with the DC Department of Parks & Recreation, Mr. Garber was a collegiate, semi-professional, and professional boxer, having won the NCAA boxing championship in 1954, the Second Army Championship in 1948, 1949, and 1950, the Worldwide All Army Championship in 1950, the 1967 North American Bantamweight Championship, and was the only American to win a title and gold medal at Israel's 1965 Maccabiah Games. He is a member of both the District of Columbia and Maryland Boxing Hall of Fame.
Provenance:
Donated by Leslie Garber in 2017 August. Additional materials donated by Leslie Garber 2019 June.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Youth -- Recreation  Search this
Neighborhoods -- Washington, D.C. -- History  Search this
Community life -- Washington, D.C.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings -- 20th century
Newspaper clippings
Grant Proposals
Brochures
Newsletters
Press releases
Photographic prints
Citation:
Gary Garber D.C. Department of Recreation Collection,Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Garber Family.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-098
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-098
Online Media:

A Right to the City Exhibition Records

Extent:
855.72 Gigabytes (96 MP3's; 19 QuickTime Movies, 12.3 GBs of Audio Interviews 843.42 GBs of Video Interviews )
Culture:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Chinese Americans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Interviews
Oral histories (document genres)
Place:
Washington Metropolitan Area
Chinatown (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Shaw (Washington, D.C.)
Columbia Heights (Washington, D.C.)
Adams Morgan (Washington, D.C.)
Mount Pleasant (Washington, D.C.)
Chevy Chase (Md.)
Brookland (Washington, D.C.)
Deanwood (northeast Washington, D.C.)
Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)
Foggy Bottom (Washington, D.C.)
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Southwest (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
2016-2018
Summary:
The oral histories in this collection were conducted as part of the research for an exhibition exploring the history of neighborhood change and civic activism in the nation's capital. Focused on the dynamic histories of six DC neighborhoods—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest—the exhibition recounted the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who helped shape and reshape the city in extraordinary ways. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum and curated by Samir Meghelli. The audio and video interviews were conducted between 2016-2018.
Scope and Contents:
In the early twenty-first century, as Washington, DC was experiencing rapid population growth, mounting tensions over gentrification, and persistent inequality, the Anacostia Community Museum's "A Right to the City" exhibition explored the history of neighborhood change and civic activism in the nation's capital. Focused on the dynamic histories of six DC neighborhoods—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest—the exhibition recounted the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who helped shape and reshape the city in extraordinary ways: through their fights for quality public education, healthy and green urban spaces, equitable development and transportation, and a genuinely democratic approach to city planning. The oral histories that comprise this collection were conducted as part of the research for the exhibition. The audio and video interviews were conducted between 2016-2018.
Provenance:
"A Right to the City" Exhibition were created by the Anacostia Community Museum. Records of "A Right to the City" 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:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Neighborhoods -- Washington, D.C. -- History  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
City planning  Search this
Urban renewal  Search this
Urban policy  Search this
Activism  Search this
Housing policy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 21st century
Oral histories (document genres)
Citation:
"A Right to the City" Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-119
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A Right to the City Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-119
Online Media:

Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records

Extent:
2.84 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Culture:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Place:
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1954-2017
Summary:
These records document the planning, organizing, and promotion of an exhibition exploring the triumphs and struggles of Latinx migrants and immigrants in four urban areas: Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Raleigh-Durham, NC, and Charlotte, NC. The exhibition was organized and held at the Anacostia Community Museum from December 5, 2016 – January 7, 2018, and traveled to the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School in Washington, DC, from October 2018 to Spring 2019. Materials include research files, exhibition files, oral history interviews, exhibition brochures, and media coverage.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Gateways/Portales exhibition presented by the Anacostia Community Museum and curated by Ariana A. Curtis measure 2.84 linear feet and date from 1954 to 2017. A winner of the Smithsonian Excellence in Exhibitions Award; the bilingual exhibit presented in English and Spanish incorporated the gender-neutral term "Latinx"; and the metaphor "Gateways/Portales," used for Latinx points of access into community life in America. Focusing on four urban areas in the United States: Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Raleigh-Durham, NC, and Charlotte, NC., the materials include research files, subject files, scholarly articles, artist files, exhibit texts, object lists, and audio and video digital files from interviews conducted in conjunction with the exhibition.

Research files contain articles on a broad range of topics including museums and social justice, population growth, immigration policy, Latinos in the south, social justice and civil rights, Dominican salons, and festivals. There are also articles and biographies of Latinx artists featured in the exhibition.

Exhibit files include project proposal, exhibit scripts, object list, media coverage, and exhibition brochures. Additionally, there are tokens of visitor engagement including responses to questions on an interactive board and materials deposited on an altar in the exhibition.

Oral histories were conducted by curator Ariana A. Curtis and her assistant Elena Muñoz in conjunction with the exhibition. The records contain both audio and video recordings of community members, artists, activists, educators, and the producer of 'Linea Directa,' Washington, D.C.'s first Spanish language local news program. Also present is a text copy of oral histories from the Latino Migration Project, UNC Chapel Hill.
Arrangement:
Gateways/Portales exhibition records are arranged in three series:

Series 1: Research Files, 1954-2016

Series 2: Exhibit Files, 2015-2017

Series 3: Oral History Interviews, 2011-2016
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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
Sound recordings  Search this
Video recording  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Citation:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-102
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-102
Online Media:

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Ana Maria Schwartz Caballero

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
6 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound (.MP3), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 03
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Ana Maria Schwartz Caballero, professor of Spanish and Second Language Education at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), talked about her family, her childhood, and growing up in Havana, Cuba; when and where her family lived when they came to the states (United States); her arrival in Baltimore and first impression of the United States; becoming a teacher and her work with students at UMBC; Latino population at UMBC; her involvement with Latino community in Baltimore City, particularly her work with the Baltimore City Mayor's Hispanic Commission; and gardening and her grandchildren. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Recognition and Representation' section of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161103.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Ana Maria Schwartz Caballero, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref64

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Catalina Rodriguez-Lima

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
6 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound (.MP3), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 03
Scope and Contents:
Catalina Rodriguez-Lima, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs (MIMA) in Baltimore City, talked about her family and growing up in Cuenca, Ecuador; her experience learning English; her first impressions after moving to Baltimore County; and what she thought about United States prior to moving to the states. She spoke of her experience as a student at Towson University; moving to and building a network in Baltimore City; creating communities and driving change in Baltimore City; and the impact of her work in the Baltimore and Latinx communities. Rodriguez-Lima described her role and work as Director of MIMA; the mission and goals of MIMA; and the activities and initiatives she spearheaded in Baltimore City. Specifically, she spoke about initiatives to improve relationships between police department and immigrant communities, including her work with The Baltimore City Hispanic Advisory Council for Public Safety; the New American Task Force to attract immigrants and change people's perception of immigrants; and developing micro-lending opportunities for small businesses with immigrant owners. Rodriguez-Lima also explained her vision for immigrant communities in Baltimore City and the community of Baltimore as a whole. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Civil Unrest and Community Change' and 'Recognition and Representation' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161103.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Catalina Rodriguez-Lima, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref65

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Eduardo Lopez

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
6 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound (.MP3), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 04
Scope and Contents:
Eduardo Lopez, producer of the 'Linea Directa' public service television series, talked about birth in Mexico and growing up in El Salvador; why his family moved to Washington, D.C. area, specifically Silver Spring, MD; his first impressions of the United States; and growing up in Silver Spring, MD, and then San Francisco, CA in the late 60s, early 70s, and then back to Silver Spring, MD for high school. He also spoke of his experience working for the high school newspaper, and studying photojournalism in Syracuse, NY. Lopez explained his desire to develop a Spanish language television show to help war refugees coming to the United States; he saw a need to communicate to the immigrant community who were lacking access to back information. Lopez talked about the origin and development of 'Linea Directa;' the show's impact on the community; the struggle to keep the show on the air from beginning to the present; the production of the dramatic vignettes; and partnership with Univision and then NBC-4. 'Linea Directa' was Washington, D.C.'s first Spanish language local news program; it was first created in 1991. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Civil Unrest and Community Change' and 'Local Media' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161104.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Eduardo Lopez, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref66

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Maria Patricia Corrales and Gunter Sanabria of Fiesta DC

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
6 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (Wave Sound (.WAV) , born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 04
Scope and Contents:
Maria Patricia Corrales, the President of Fiesta DC, and Gunter Sanabria, one of the directors of Fiesta DC, talked about the history and importance of Fiesta DC; the impact the festival has on the community; specifics about the production of the festival; and the parade and other signature components of the festival. Corrales was born in Ecuador, and Sanabria was born in Peru. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Fiesta D.C.' section of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161104.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Maria Patricia Corrales and Gunter Sanabria of Fiesta DC, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref67

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Johnny Yataco

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound (.MP3), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 04
Scope and Contents:
Johnny Yataco, Founder and President of Washington Hispanic, talked about his family and growing up in Lima, Peru; why he moved to Washington, D.C. and his first impression of Washington, D.C.; creating a network of people in Washington, D.C.; and his start in media selling newspapers for local newspaper 'El Latino.' Yataco explained the need in the Latino community for education and for another voice for the Hispanic community which led to the creation of 'Washington Hispanic,' an independent Spanish-language weekly newspaper in the D.C. metro area, in 1994. He talked about the challenges he faced and what he learned when he first started 'Washington Hispanic,' and how the newspaper evolved with advancements in technology and digital media. Yataco spoke about the growth and evolution of the Latino community in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding areas; the importance of local media; how and why media has changed throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area; and how he would like to see the Hispanic community more politically involved. He stated being a voice for the Hispanic community makes him happy; he enjoys photography, travel, and tennis; and he would love to start a shoe internet business for women. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Local Media' section of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161104.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Johnny Yataco, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref68

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Julio Guity-Guevara

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
4 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 04
Scope and Contents:
Julio Guity-Guevara, born in Ceiba, Honduras, talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in Honduras; and his earliest memories. He also talked about his arrival in the United States, particularly Washington, D.C.; his first impression of the United States; and his identity - Afro-Latino and Garifuna. Guity-Guevara described the Mayor's Office of Latino Affairs (OLA) and the work he does for OLA, including challenges he encountered; and explained how the Latino community has grown and evolved in Washington, D.C. He also talked about what makes him happy, proud; and lessons he has learned.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161104.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Julio Guity-Guevara, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref69

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sami Miranda

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
3 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 November 04
Scope and Contents:
Sami Miranda, an educator, poet, and visual artist, talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in the South Bronx; and living in Washington, D.C. As an educator, Miranda talked about what he teaches; what he enjoys about teaching; the challenges he has encountered while teaching in Washington, D.C.; and lessons he has learned. As a poet, Miranda talked about what inspires him and his writing process. As a visual artist, Miranda talked about his artistic influences and style. He explained the importance of incorporating contemporary themes and social justice issues into his art. Miranda also talked about how his art is received by Latinos and non-Latinos; his development as an artist to be well-known in Washington, D.C. community; what makes him happy, proud; and what he does for fun.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' Dated 20161104.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sami Miranda, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref70

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Cornelio Campos

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
32 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound Recording )
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 March 22
Scope and Contents:
Cornelio Campos, a self-taught artist and activist from Cheran, Michoacan (Mexico), talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in Mexico; when and why he left Mexico; his arrival in the United States; and his first impression of the United States and Durham, North Carolina. He talked about his work as a farm laborer when he arrived in North Carolina; the availability of traditional food; the relationships and other things that helped make Durham feel like home; and how Durham has changed since his arrival. In regards to his art, Campos talked about when he started painting; what influences his work; his artistic style; the importance of incorporating social justice into his art; and how his art is received by Mexicans, Latinos, and non-Latinos. Themes found in Campos' art include Mexico versus migration, immigration, life in Mexico, citizenship, work in the field, the American Dream, cultural relations and conflicts between the United States and Mexico, and Mexican culture. Campos also talked about what makes him happy, proud; lessons he has learned; what he does for fun; and how often he visits his home in Mexico. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Foodways' and 'Making Home and Constructing Communities' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160322.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Cornelio Campos, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref71

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Lauren Cavins and Two Mothers

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
58 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound Recording )
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 March 23
Scope and Contents:
Lauren Cavins, director of Children's Ministries at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church and director of La Escuelita Bilingual Preschool, talked about her family and where they lived; growing up in Mississippi; when and where she learned Spanish; arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina; and how Charlotte has changed since her arrival. Cavins talked about how she first became involved in the Latino community; the networks she created and building community; how she created a home at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church for Latinos; and Latino outreach and inclusion at Holy Comforter. She also spoke about starting the ESL program at Holy Comforter; how the growth of Latino community at Holy Comforter changed the church and the community; mission trips to Latin America - faith, education, and service; the inspiration for La Escuelita preschool; how community issues (state IDs, voting, public education, ICE raids, and banking) show themselves in the church; and her role as the chairperson for the Chartered Committee for Hispanic Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of NC and the work of the organization. Cavins is not Latina. Following Cavins' interview, two women - Rossana Guzman and Iris Dominguez - were interviewed separately and answered similar questions, particularly about where they have lived and their experience living in Charlotte, North Carolina; the interviews with Guzman and Dominguez are in Spanish. Dominquez was born in Honduras, and lived in Jersey City, New Jersey prior to her arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina. Clips of Lauren Cavins' interview was included in the 'Church as Safe Space' section of the exhibition.
Interview in English and Spanish. Lauren Cavins' interview in English. The two mothers' interview in Spanish. Mothers' names: Rossana Guzman and Iris Dominguez. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160323.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Lauren Cavins and 2 Mothers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Gateways/Portales: Interview with Pamela Sanchez and Her Sister

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
39 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (AIFF Sound (.aif), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 March 25
Scope and Contents:
Pamela Sanchez talked about her family and where they lived; growing up in Atlanta, Georgia; her experience attending college in Boston, Massachusetts; her arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina and her first impressions; and how Charlotte has changed. Sanchez described the Georgia and North Carolina communities in which she lived. She talked about the origin and growth of her father's company, Norsan Media; the public relations work she does for the company; and how Latino media landscape has changed. Sanchez spoke about the origin and evolution of the festival 'Hola Charlotte,' and described how it was different from other festivals. 'Hola Charlotte,' started in 2012, was the first Latinx Heritage Festival in uptown Charlotte. The festival included a Latin American village which featured authentic clothing, art, music, dance, and culture from a variety of Latin American countries. When the village was added to the festival in 2013, it featured 10 countries; in 2016, the village featured fifteen countries. Sanchez also talked about what makes her happy, proud; lessons she has learned; and what she does for fun. After Sanchez's interview, she and her sister talked about their family (parents from Mexico); growing up in Atlanta; Norsan Media, the company their father started; their father's work ethic; and working in the national sales department of Norsan Media. Clips of this interview were included in 'Local Media' and 'Hola Charlotte' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160325.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Pamela Sanchez and Her Sister, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref73

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Rafael A. Osuba

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
22 video recordings (MP3 Sound Recording)
1 sound recording (MP3 sound recording )
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 March 22
Scope and Contents:
Rafael Osuba, a Puerto Rican artist, talked about his family and where they lived; why left New York and moved to Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina; his first impressions of North Carolina; and how North Carolina has changed. Osuba described his adjustment to North Carolina, building networks, and discovering food, music, and community that made Raleigh-Durbam feel like home. He talked about initiatives he spearheaded in regards to television, radio, and art; how he created community in North Carolina; what drives him to continue; and serving as intermediary for his workers in North Carolina. Osuba also talked about what makes him happy, proud; lessons he has learned; and what he does for fun. Clips of this interview were included in 'Professional Pursuits' and 'Local Media' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160322.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Rafael A. Osuba, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref74

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sandra Gutierrez

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
27 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016
Scope and Contents:
Sandra Gutierrez, cookbook author and Latin food expert, talked about her childhood; her early aspirations; her early food memories; all the places she lived - born in Philadelphia, family moved to Guatemala when she was 5 years old, Canada, and Cary, North Carolina - and how the places shaped her life; and her experience attending American schools in Guatemala and Smith College in Massachusetts. Gutierrez talked about her first impressions upon returning to the United States as well as her first impression of North Carolina. She talked about the availability of foods in North Carolina; and how North Carolina and the availability of food has changed in NC since her arrival. She talked about her passion for food and love of grits; how living in the South influenced her cooking; her food philosophy; and the reception of her 2011 cookbook, 'The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes that Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin American and the American South.' Gutierrez also spoke about what makes her happy, proud; lessons she has learned; what she does for fun; meeting her husband; and talking to her children about social justice issues. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Foodways' section of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160321.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sandra Gutierrez, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref75

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Silvia Falconi

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
24 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound Recording)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 March 26
Scope and Contents:
Silvia Falconi, from Mendoza, Argentina, talked about her family and where they lived; her arrival in the United States and first impressions of the U.S.; and her early aspirations. She described living in New York - the challenges, the things she loved, and her memories; her arrival in North Carolina and first impressions of living in the South, particularly Charlotte; the type of communities she lived in while in NY and NC; how she identified herself in NY and NC; building social and professional networks; and opportunities in Charlotte versus NY. Falconi talked about living through two large cultural shifts in the U.S.; her work with the Latin American Coalition and Latin American Chamber of Commerce; and the growth of the Latino Community as a result of her work. She also talked about food and cultural identity; her passion - immigration; and how she talks to her children about social justice issues and community-based issues. Falconi also explained what makes her happy, proud; lessons she learned; and what she does for fun. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Professional Pursuits' and 'Undocumented and Unafraid' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160326.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Silvia Falconi, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref76

Gateways/Portales: Interview with John Herrera

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
25 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
2 sound recordings (AIFF Sound (.aif), born digital)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 October 29
Scope and Contents:
John Herrera was the founder of El Pueblo, co-founder of the Latino Community Credit Union in Durham, co-founder of La Fiesta del Pueblo, first Latinx nominated to be part of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board, and first Latinx elected to municipal office in North Carolina as the alderman of Carrboro. Herrera talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in San Jose, Costa Rica; why he left Costa Rica; his arrival in North Carolina and his first impression of NC; how North Carolina changed since his arrival; and when he knew North Carolina was his home. Herrera described his experiences creating community in North Carolina, working on the NCUA board, and serving his community as alderman of Carrboro; and he explained why he entered politics. He talked about the importance of the credit union for the Latino community and the success of the credit union. Herrera explained about the mission of El Pueblo, an advocacy organization which strengthens the Latino community in North Carolina through advocacy, public policy, leadership, development, education, and promotion of cross-cultural understanding. El Pueblo organized and brought about the 1996 La Fiesta del Pueblo; and developed North Carolina's first Latino legislative agenda in 2001. Herrera talked about the inaugural La Fiesta del Pueblo in 1994, and the community reaction and response to the festival. La Fiesta del Pueblo, the largest Latinx festival in the Raleigh-Durham area, featured booths for social, physical, and mental health services; a soccer tournament; food; and entertainment. The inaugural festival targeted Mexican farmworkers; 300 were expected, but 2000 attended. Herrera also talked about what makes him happy, proud; lessons he learned; and what he does for fun. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Community-Owned Banking,' 'Recognition and Representation,' and 'La Fiesta del Pueblo' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20161029.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with John Herrera, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref77

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Dr. Maria Teresa Unger Palmer

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
18 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
2 sound recordings (MP3 Sound Recording )
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 October 27
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Maria Teresa Unger Palmer founded an immigrant church in Chapel Hill, established the first Spanish immersion preschool in North Carolina in 1996, became the first Latina appointed to North Carolina's Board of Education in 1999, and became the first Latina elected official in North Carolina as a council member for the town of Chapel Hill in 2013. Palmer talked about her family and where they lived; growing up in Lima, Peru; her college experience at Jacksonville State University in Alabama; her first impression of Alabama; her arrival in North Carolina; her first impression of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; her graduate school experience at University of North Carolina (UNC); and how Chapel Hill has changed since her arrival. Palmer talked about her first job in the United States as a summer missionary providing help to migrant farmers; the founding of a Hispanic congregation in North Carolina and the community's reception to it; working with young people in the community; fighting North Carolina's voter suppression laws; her arrest at the Moral Monday march; her start in politics and the political process; meeting her husband, John Herrera; and helping to organize El Fiesta del Pueblo and the soccer tournament for the festival. Palmer also spoke about what makes her happy, proud; lessons she learned; what she does for fun; and how she talked her children about her social justice work. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Undocumented and Unafraid,' 'Church as Safe Space,' and 'Recognition and Representation' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20161027.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Dr. Maria Teresa Unger Palmer, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref78

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Ricardo Granillo

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
23 video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
2 sound recordings (MP3 Sound recording)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 October 29
Scope and Contents:
Ricardo Granillo, a musician, talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in San Miguel, El Salvador; moving to San Francisco at the age of 9; first impression of the United States and how it differed to his impression of the US prior to his arrival; his aspirations when he was young; arrival in North Carolina and first impression of NC; and how life has changed for him in North Carolina. Granillo talked about the origin and local reception of his Latin music band 'Carnavalito;' origin and local reception of the first Latin music radio show in North Carolina, and its influence on the community; and finding familiar foods, music, and Salvadorian community in North Carolina. Granillo described his relationship with Archbishop Oscar Romero, and his trip to the D.C. metro area which resulted in confusion about his racial identity. He also spoke about what makes him happy, proud; what lessons he learned; and what he does for fun. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Race and Latinx' and 'Local Media' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20161029.
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.
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.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Ricardo Granillo, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref79

Portales : 5 diciembre de 2016-6 agosto de 2017 = Gateways

Title:
Portales
Publisher:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Physical description:
20, 20 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Maryland
Baltimore
North Carolina
Date:
2016
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1073299

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