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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
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.09-023, Item ACMA AV003242
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Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-09-023-ref518

Dr. Leonard Jeffries: The Challenge of Blackness

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Lectures
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Africa
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries talks about the challenge of blackness and the struggle for the control of the mind. He discusses systems of mutual and collective support as well as the system of exploitation originating from European and African slave trade as early as 1482. Jeffries states the challenge of blackness is to deal with the system of exploitation and the greatest control of the system which is the control of the mind. He discusses ways to break the control through a constant effort to change and resocialize our value system, and to develop a socialization process that implants positive values. Jeffries also explains the differences in the value systems of the African-Asiatic tradition and the Euro-American tradition; and provides an overview of early African and American history as related to slave trade and land settlement throughout his lecture. Introduction by John Kinard.
Lecture. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003079: part 1. AV003540: part 2. AV003103: part 3. Dated 19780606.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003540

ACMA AV003103
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
Race  Search this
Exploitation  Search this
Socialization  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Citation:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries: The Challenge of Blackness, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003079
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Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989 / Recordings of lectures
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-09-023-ref521

Black Records Conference

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Howard University  Search this
Morgan State College  Search this
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands  Search this
United States.. National Archives and Records Administration  Search this
Berry, Mary Frances  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Billingsley, Andrew  Search this
Crouch, Barry A., 1941-  Search this
Gutman, Herbert G. (Herbert George), 1928-1985  Search this
Haley, Alex  Search this
Johnson, Anthony, c. 1600 - 1670  Search this
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982  Search this
Low, W. Augustus  Search this
McConnell, Roland C. (Roland Calhoun), 1910-2007  Search this
Pinkett, Harold T.  Search this
Smith, Elaine M., 1942-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
6 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Texas
United States
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Scholars, historians, and archivists speak about their experiences working in archives and with archival materials, specifically negro, black, and African American records. W. Augustus Low speaks about his experience working in archives and with archivists as well as his work with the Freedmen Bureau records, and researching Civil Rights and Anthony Johnson (Jamestown colonist); he also speaks about other scholars who used archives for their articles published in the Journal of Negro History, which Low is editor. Harold Pinkett presents his paper about how records useful for research enter the documentary preserve designated as archives; the formation of the National Archives; early development of archival standards; and scattered government records related to black experience. Mary Frances Berry speaks about her good and challenging experiences working with National Archives records for her research on black soldiers, and later law and policing as related to African Americans. Elaine M. Smith explains her research on Mary McLeod Bethune using the National Archives. Roland C. Connell describes his experience working for the National Archives, and later researching Andrew Jackson and the negro soldier; he also speaks about his experience working with the archives at Morgan State College. Barry A. Crouch speaks about researching the Texas Freedmen's Bureau, Reconstruction, crime, black prisoners, and black schools in the National Archives. Andrew Billingsley talks about conducting research on slavery and the Freedmen's Bureau at the National Archives and Howard University. Herbert G. Gutman speaks about his research and work about black families and freedmen. Alex Haley talks about his study of African American families and working with archival material. Other scholars and archival professionals speak about using oral histories, specifically oral tradition and eyewitness accounts, to research Afro-American experience; using presidential libraries as a source for research on Afro-Americans; and the work of the special advisory committee to the National Historical Publication Commission, a committee on the publication on the papers of blacks.
Conference. Part of Conference Recordings. AV003052: part 1, dated 19730603. AV003539: part 2, dated 19730603. AV000825: part 3, dated 19730603 and 19730604. AV000813: part 4, dated 19730605. AV003048: part 5, dated 19730605. AV003072: part 6, dated 19730605. Presentations often continue onto the following recording.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003539

ACMA AV000825

ACMA AV000813

ACMA AV003048

ACMA AV003072
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:
Archives  Search this
Public records  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Archivists  Search this
African American historians  Search this
Historians  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
African American families  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Freedmen  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. history, 1865-1877  Search this
Crime  Search this
Schools  Search this
African American schools  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
Racism  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Citation:
Black Records Conference, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV003052
See more items in:
Conference Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref506

First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Introduction

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Rushing, Byron  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
Museum records
Conferences
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Byron Rushing of the Museum of African American History in Boston provides an introduction to the First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar, and explains the how seminar was formed and developed. He also discusses goals of the seminar. Alan Bell talks about coordination details for the seminar.
Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Dated 19760529.
Biographical / Historical:
The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
Other Archival Materials:
Related archival material - An Afro-Centric Perspective in Museums: Dr. Leonard Jeffries; The Question of Funding Sources and Management; Seeking, Receiving, and Spending: The Financing Game; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Business Meeting; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Participant Statements; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Adolphus Ealey Lecture; First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Institution Statements.
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
African American museums  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Citation:
First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Introduction, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV000802
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Conference Recordings
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref507

An Afro-Centric Perspective in Museums: Dr. Leonard Jeffries

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Haley, Alex  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Robinson, James H., 1907-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Lectures
Conferences
Museum records
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Africa
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries talks about developing an afro-centric perspective in museums; black studies levels of knowledge; socialization process, control, and struggle of the races; black identity; and African-Asiatic and Euro-American values and traditions. Jeffries details the black studies levels of knowledge: factual, conceptual, generalization, and theory, which should lead to action. He discusses how these levels of knowledge as well as action can be used in museum work. Jeffries also talks about black experience, and working with James H. Robinson and Alex Haley. Jeffries' lecture is followed by John Kinard's remarks regarding the next day's agenda. Kinard also provides introduction to the lecture and speaks of his relationship to Jeffries.
Lecture/Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Poor picture and sound quality. Some of the content is the same across assets AV003067, AV003204, and AV003049. AV003067: dated 19760529. AV003204 and AV003049: Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003204

ACMA AV003049
Other Archival Materials:
Related archival material - First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Introduction; The Question of Funding Sources and Management; Seeking, Receiving, and Spending: The Financing Game; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Business Meeting; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Participant Statements; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Adolphus Ealey Lecture; First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Institution Statements.
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
Race  Search this
Exploitation  Search this
Socialization  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Museums  Search this
African American museums  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Conferences
Museum records
Citation:
An Afro-Centric Perspective in Museums: Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV003067
See more items in:
Conference Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref509

First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Participant Statements

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  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
Museum records
Conferences
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar participants talk about their experiences and challenges preserving African American culture in their communities; and building black historical museums, institutions, and companies. Others share their thoughts regarding the seminar and the work they are doing to educate their communities about black history and black identity. John Kinard moderates the conversation. Dr. Leonard Jeffries provides the closing remarks of the seminar.
Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Dated 19760530.
Biographical / Historical:
The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
Other Archival Materials:
Related archival material - First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Introduction; An Afro-Centric Perspective in Museums: Dr. Leonard Jeffries; The Question of Funding Sources and Management; Seeking, Receiving, and Spending: The Financing Game; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Business Meeting; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Adolphus Ealey Lecture; First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Institution Statements.
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
Museums and community  Search this
Museums  Search this
African American museums  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Citation:
First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Participant Statements, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV003319
See more items in:
Conference Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref512

First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Business Meeting

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Rushing, Byron  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
4 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Meetings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Representatives from the museums which participated in the First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar discuss "where do we go from here" in regards to forming a permanent national organization and the upcoming seminars which will take place in the other 5 cities - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco. Business meeting took place at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Chairperson Byron Rushing moderates meeting; John Kinard is in attendance and provides preliminary remarks. Prior to the discussion, Jeff Donaldson talks about the African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) to be held in Lagos, Nigeria in 1977; Donaldson's talk includes a slideshow.
Seminar/Business Meeting. Part of Conference Recordings. AV000806 and AV003260: same content. AV000806, AV003068, and AV003260: content overlaps. AV003068: meeting until 001616 (followed by Alex Haley's Presentation on Genealogical Trace at the National Archives). AV004353, AV003068, and AV003260: undated. AV000806: dated 19760530.
Biographical / Historical:
The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000806

ACMA AV003068

ACMA AV003260
Other Archival Materials:
Related archival material - First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Introduction; An Afro-Centric Perspective in Museums: Dr. Leonard Jeffries; The Question of Funding Sources and Management; Seeking, Receiving, and Spending: The Financing Game; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Participant Statements; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Adolphus Ealey Lecture; First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Institution Statements.
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
African American museums  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Meetings
Citation:
First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Business Meeting, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV004353
See more items in:
Conference Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref513

First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Institution Statements

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Rushing, Byron  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
Museum records
Conferences
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Representatives from each of the institutions, or museums, participating in the First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar, talk about their institutions and the work their institutions are undertaking. John Kinard provides introduction.
Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
Other Archival Materials:
Related archival material - First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Introduction; An Afro-Centric Perspective in Museums: Dr. Leonard Jeffries; The Question of Funding Sources and Management; Seeking, Receiving, and Spending: The Financing Game; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Business Meeting; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Participant Statements; First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar: Adolphus Ealey Lecture.
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
Museums and community  Search this
Museums  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Museum records
Conferences
Citation:
First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar: Institution Statements, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV003266
See more items in:
Conference Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref517

African History: Dr. Leonard Jeffries

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Lectures
Place:
Africa
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries speaks to supervisory staff at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) during the development of the exhibition, Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization. He discusses levels of analysis (factual level, conceptual level, theoretical level, and practical level) when studying and presenting history to others. He explains history is viewed through varying perspectives and talks about the Euro-American and African-Asiatic perspectives and value systems. Throughout the lecture, Jeffries talks about the history of slavery and the slave trade; African servitude versus Euro-American slavery; Euro-American abolitionists versus African abolitionists; Euro-American materialism and profit making; African history, traditions, and perspective; black history, and black experience. He explains misconceptions are made in the study and portrayal of history; and museums can either challenge these misconceptions or continue them. He stresses Africa has been called the dark continent, and this statement along with others presents black history and black experience in a negative context, which results in cultural genocide. Finally, Jeffries reviews and discusses the sections of the future ANM exhibit and explains the best ways to present topics of each section.
Presentation/lecture. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003271: Part 1, Levels of Analyses. AV003257: Part 2, America. Sound quality poor - static throughout both recordings. Dated: 19780605.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003257
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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
Museums  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Colonization  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
African culture  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Series Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003271
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1011

Out of Africa Narration by David Eaton

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator David Eaton speaks of slavery and oppression; and freedom from slavery and fighting for the rights that come with it.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003297, AV003300, and AV001371: same content. AV003297 and AV003300: undated. AV001371: dated 19791026.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003300

ACMA AV001371
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Liberty  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by David Eaton, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003297
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1013

Out of Africa Narration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Young boy recites story about life on a slave ship. Narrator speaks of the slave forts and castles, built by Europeans, along the coast of Africa during slave trade period; and their role in the transatlantic slave trade. He states the slave forts and castles, in Ghana and elsewhere, are being used as cultural centers, museums, and research laboratories today. He explains the Gambians and Alex Haley hope to turn James Island, where ancestors of Kunta Kinte Alex Haley lived, into a memorial to the ancestors.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003363 and AV003380: same content. Transcribed from AV003363: Ron Coleman, Leonard Jeffreys. Transcribed from AV003380: Ron Hughes, Leonard Jeffreys. AV003499: slave forts and castles narration from 000504 - 001504 and 001711 - 002720 [also on recording: Narration about West African Slave Trade and Evolution of a Community Part III: Crime, Unemployment, Education]. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003380

ACMA AV003499
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset and based on contents of recording.
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
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003363
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1014

Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator John Kinard introduces three writers and the reading of excerpts from their writings about the kingdoms of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei. Focus on kings who governed ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei; their relationship with their people; and ceremonies and customs.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003293, AV003379, and AV003359: same content. AV003293: dated 19790102. AV003379 and AV003359: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003379

ACMA AV003359
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
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003293
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1015

Out of Africa: Self Guided 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
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Africa
Caribbean Area
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Self guided tour highlighted the five areas of the exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' The five areas explored ancient African kingdoms, African artworks, slave forts and slavery on the west coast of Africa, the Middle Passage and slavery in the Caribbean, resistance to slavery in America, and back to Africa movements.
Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
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
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Back to Africa movement  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV001372
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1016

None like us Blackness, belonging, aesthetic life Stephen Best

Author:
Best, Stephen Michael  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (197 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2018
Topic:
Blacks--Study and teaching  Search this
Aesthetics, Black  Search this
Blacks--Race identity  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Minority Studies  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies  Search this
Call number:
CB235 .B47 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145530

Otherwise worlds against settler colonialism and anti-Blackness Tiffany Lethabo King, Jenell Navarro, Andrea Smith

Editor:
King, Tiffany Lethabo 1976-  Search this
Navarro, Jenell 1978-  Search this
Smith, Andrea 1966-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Topic:
Blacks--Study and teaching  Search this
Study and teaching  Search this
Relations with Indians  Search this
African Americans--Race identity  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
Racism  Search this
Race--Political aspects  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies  Search this
African Americans--Relations with Indians  Search this
Indians of North America--Ethnic identity  Search this
Indians of North America--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
E98.R28 O84 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145208

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
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-ref518

Dr. Leonard Jeffries: The Challenge of Blackness

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
3 video recordings (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
Africa
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries talks about the challenge of blackness and the struggle for the control of the mind. He discusses systems of mutual and collective support as well as the system of exploitation originating from European and African slave trade as early as 1482. Jeffries states the challenge of blackness is to deal with the system of exploitation and the greatest control of the system which is the control of the mind. He discusses ways to break the control through a constant effort to change and resocialize our value system, and to develop a socialization process that implants positive values. Jeffries also explains the differences in the value systems of the African-Asiatic tradition and the Euro-American tradition; and provides an overview of early African and American history as related to slave trade and land settlement throughout his lecture. Introduction by John Kinard.
Lecture. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003079: part 1. AV003540: part 2. AV003103: part 3. Dated 19780606.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003540

ACMA AV003103
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
Race  Search this
Exploitation  Search this
Socialization  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Citation:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries: The Challenge of Blackness, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003079
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-ref521

Africana studies : philosophical perspectives and theoretical paradigms / edited by Delores P. Aldridge and E. Lincoln James

Author:
Aldridge, Delores P  Search this
James, E. Lincoln  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 338 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
African Americans--Study and teaching  Search this
Blacks--Study and teaching  Search this
Study and teaching  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_897229

The art of Central, Southern and Eastern Africa / Silverman

Author:
Silverman, Raymond Aaron  Search this
Physical description:
365 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
Africa
Date:
1986
1986?]
Topic:
Art, African--Study and teaching  Search this
Art, Black--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
N7380 .A785 1986a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_773017

Africana studies : a disciplinary quest for both theory and method / edited by James L. Conyers, Jr

Author:
Conyers, James L  Search this
Physical description:
x, 237 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
African Americans--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
African Americans--Historiography  Search this
Blacks--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Blacks--Historiography  Search this
African American women--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
African American women--Historiography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_690154

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