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United States. National Park Service [Folder]

Additional name:
National Park Service  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_105550

Civil War 150th Anniversary: The First Battle of Manassas

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-08-12T17:50:27.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
See more by:
NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_9bYqrDuVDtA

Concord -- Buttrick Mansion

Landscape architect:
Blossom, Harold Hill, 1879-1935  Search this
Owner:
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Buttrick Mansion (Concord, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Middlesex County -- Concord
Scope and Contents:
MA179042-MA179047, taken in 1988 by Anne Wardell, are close-ups of irises.

The folders include worksheets, inventories of images, a typed copy of a 1925 planting plan, and copies of articles.
Varying Form:
Minute Man National Historical Park

Stedman Buttrick Estate
Reproduction Note:
35 mm. slides MA179001-MA179021 are images or copies of photographs, plans, or transparencies.
General:
Mr. and Mrs. Stedman Buttrick developed extensive perennial gardens with irises being emphasized. Several acres of land were terraced with iris, peonies, hemerocallis, lilies, phlox, and other perennials. There were nearly 200 varieties of bearded irises. Many of Buttrick's white and blue varieties were displayed in American and British flower shows. In the 1950s, National Geographic published a feature article on the gardens. In 1965, the National Park Service bought the property and are currently in a state of disrepair.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Stedman Buttrick (former owners, ca. 1925-1965); National Park Service (present owners, 1965-present); James Purdon (architect, ca. 1911); Charles Wheeler (landscape designer, 1911); and Harold Blossom (landscape designer, 1923 and 1925).
Related Materials:
Buttrick Mansion related holdings consist of 2 folders (48 35 mm. slides, 2 4 x 5 col. transparencies, 2 8 x 10 photoprints, and 5 strips (4 images each) of 120 mm. negatives)
Images, plans and plant lists are located at Minute Man National Historical Park.
See others in:
Garden Club of America Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Concord  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File MA179
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Garden Images by Subject / 1.9: Oregon
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6744a8de8-bbe0-4812-9830-bbaea3585fef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref685

Oral history interview with Sidney E. King, circa 1980-1983

Interviewee:
King, Sidney E., 1906-2002  Search this
King, Sidney E., 1906-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Pennington, Estill Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Collins, Herbert  Search this
Pitts, Elizabeth McCord  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13150
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212793
AAA_collcode_king80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212793
Online Media:

Fife

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
nickel plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 13/16 in x 5/8 in; 37.62375 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1860-1870
Credit Line:
Gift of Florence Diffield Garrison
ID Number:
MI.66.195
Catalog number:
66.195
Accession number:
263868
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4313-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606689
Online Media:

5c National Park Service single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1314
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (yellow, black, green); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
August 25, 1966
Topic:
The Environment  Search this
Education & Teaching  Search this
Organizations & Associations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5611
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm87679a98f-2d6d-4370-b8cb-7a76bf8499c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5611

Pond & Co. Fife

Maker:
William A. Pond & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
pewter (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 39.0525 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
ca 1863
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth B. Kennedy
ID Number:
MI.70.23
Accession number:
290483
Catalog number:
70.23
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e45c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606405
Online Media:

American Fife

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 36.5125 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850-1860
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edna G. Leidinger
ID Number:
MI.77.11
Accession number:
1977.1108
Catalog number:
77.11
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3d00-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606335
Online Media:

Wright Presentation Flugelhorn

Physical Description:
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32.9 cm x 11.7 cm; 12 15/16 in x 4 19/32 in
overall: 4 9/16 in x 7 in x 13 1/8 in; 11.58875 cm x 17.78 cm x 33.3375 cm
Object Name:
flugelhorn
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1863
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances Gordon
ID Number:
MI.066624
Catalog number:
066624
Accession number:
232422
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-374e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606695
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Massimo Vignelli, 2011 June 6-7

Interviewee:
Vignelli, Massimo, 1931-2014  Search this
Vignelli, Massimo, 1931-2014  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
De Carlo, Giancarlo  Search this
Domus  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Eckerstrom, Ralph E. (Ralph Eugene)  Search this
Eco, Umberto  Search this
Frau, Poltrona  Search this
Gardella, Ignazio  Search this
Graves, Michael  Search this
Kacik, Walter  Search this
Kahn, Louis I.  Search this
Le Corbusier  Search this
Loos, Adolf  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Pagano, Giuseppe  Search this
Pomodoro, Arnaldo  Search this
Ponti, Gio  Search this
Rams, Dieter  Search this
Scarpa, Carlo  Search this
Terragni, Giuseppe  Search this
Toscani, Oliviero  Search this
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Vignelli, Lella  Search this
Zevi, Bruno  Search this
Benetton (Firm)  Search this
Container Corporation of America  Search this
Herman Miller, Inc.  Search this
Knoll Associates, inc.  Search this
Metron Orts- und Regionalplanung  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
New York City Transit Authority  Search this
New York Herald. (New York.)  Search this
Rochester Institute of Technology  Search this
Sansoni (Firm)  Search this
Steelcase, Inc.  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
United States Postal Service  Search this
Venini International  Search this
Vignelli Associates  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture, American  Search this
Architecture -- Europe  Search this
Architecture, Italian  Search this
Architecture -- Italy  Search this
Architecture, Japanese  Search this
Architecture -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Postmodernism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15958
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)302171
AAA_collcode_vignel11
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_302171
Online Media:

Correspondence, Palmer, Erastus - Widener, P.A.B

Creator:
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904  Search this
Reid, Robert, 1862-1929  Search this
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892  Search this
Widener, P. A. B. (Peter Arrell Brown), 1834-1915  Search this
Names:
Houghton, Mifflin and Company  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (Letters, written in ink, ball point, graphite)
1 Photograph
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1818-1847
Scope and Contents:
This folder is an amalgamation of letters written and recieved by prominent figures in 19th and 20th century American art. Included in the folder are letters by Robert Reid, Hugo Robus, Thomas Prichard Rossiter, Eugene Speicher, John Greenleaf Whittier and Peter A.B. Widener.
Arrangement:
Organized alphabetically by author.
Biographical / Historical:
Erastus D. Palmer was an American sculptor. He sculpted portrait busts and religious bas-reliefs in a style that combined neoclassical idealism and realism. His most famous sculpture is "The White Captive," which depicts a young girl who has been captured by Native Americans.
Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes was an American architect born into the wealthy Phelps Stokes family. He designed St-Paul's Chapel at Columbia University and some residential buildings in New York. Phelps Stokes also published The Iconography of Manhattan Island, a six volume work about New York City. He commissioned John Singer Sargent to paint a portrait with himself and his wife, Edith née Minturn.
Robert Reid was an American artist who studied in New England and Paris. He began by painting French peasants, but became known for his murals and stained glass designs. Some of his work can be found in the Congressional Library in Washington, D.C.
Hugo Robus was an American painter and sculpture from Ohio. He studied in the United States and Paris, and then taught at the Modern Art School in New York. He worked in a very lyrical cubist style, usually with people as his subject.
Thomas Prichard Rossiter was an American painter born in New Haven, Connecticut. He traveled throughout Europe, painting portraits along the way, and he kept a studio in Paris. He painted mostly portraits, but also completed a series of paintings depicting the life of Christ.
John Frederick Kensett was an American artist and engraver who worked in New Haven, Connecticut, and New York City.
Henry Rox was a German artist who studied in Berlin and Paris before settling in the United States in 1938, where he taught at many universities, including Mount Holyoke College. He is known for fruit and vegetable photo-sculptures.
Eugene Speicher was an American realist painter from Buffalo, New York. He attended the Art Students League, and then studied in Europe for a few years. He was considered a leading portrait artist in America at the time, favoring female subjects. Speicher won numerous awards for his work, and was appointed Director of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1945.
Max Weber was a Russian-born Jewish-American cubist. He studied with Matisse, Rousseau, and Picasso in Paris. Weber helped introduce cubism to America.
John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet. Whittier was an ardent abolitionist who was extremely influenced by the doctrines of humanitarianism, compassion, and social responsibility found in Quakerism. He was a founding member of the American Anti-Slavery Society, and worked as a lobbyist. He is remembered today for his patriotic poetry, and his poems that were later turned into hymns.
Paul Hayne was an American poet who Whittier references in his letter to the publishers Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Hayne had just died, and his son, W.H. Hayne, wanted to edit his later poems for publication.
Widener (1834-1915) was an American businessman from Pennsylvania. During the Civil War, he supplied meat to the Union Army. By investing in trolley cars and public transit services, Widener became quite successful and wealthy. He was an avid art collector whose collection included works by Rembrandt, Edouard Manet, and Auguste Renoir. He is considered one of the top 100 wealthiest Americans of all time.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2009.06 6
Other Archival Materials:
Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994 (bulk 1960s-1994); Also located at Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 19th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Identifier:
FSA.A2009.06, Series FSA A2009.06 6
See more items in:
The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ab5429cd-d428-4427-b439-71f5316aec84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2009-06-ref4

Mound State Monument Museum Construction

Collection Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (5 minutes, black-and-white silent; 100 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1939
Scope and Contents:
Footage documenting the construction of the Jones Archaeological Museum at the Moundville State Park in central Alabama. Previously known as the Mound State Monument, the museum was opened and dedicated in 1939. Workers were provided by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Film records the stages of construction of the monument and images of the surrounding park. Visible are the platform mounds built by the Mississippian culture between AD 1200 and AD 1500.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1986.8.1
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Alabama Museum films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Alabama Museum films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9dbb6ca82-fbfe-4d26-a607-a89794747ec6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-08-ref1

Temples and Peace

Collection Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (17 minutes, black-and-white sound; 650 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1935-1936
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced by the National Park Service about the prehistoric Temple Mound Builders focuses on the site of the newly established Mound State Park in Moundsville, Alabama which encompasses a total of 34 mound sites. Film includes reconstructions of the house types and pottery used by mound builders, burial excavations, and discussion of ceremonial objects and symbolism of the mound builders. Archeological methods are also illustrated.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1986.8.2
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Alabama Museum films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Alabama Museum films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9e6c1337b-e245-4310-8a13-c8370de1baba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-08-ref2

Shell Mounds in the Tennessee Valley

Collection Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (23 minutes, black-and-white silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1945
Scope and Contents:
Edited film sponsored by the National Research Council, University of Alabama, Works Progress Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Film documents archaeological digging methods at the Pickwick Landing, a Tennessee shell mound site, and pre-TVA exploration of towns and sites along the Tennessee River prior to damming of the valley. Also included are burial excavations, explanations of archaeological techniques, as well as examination and reconstruction of artifacts and human skeletal remains at the Alabama Museum of Natural History.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1986.8.3
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Alabama Museum films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Alabama Museum films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9c134c287-6707-4490-8fe6-18396ce7596c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-08-ref3

DeJarnette Excavation

Collection Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (35 minutes, color silent; 1,200 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1960
Scope and Contents:
Footage of the archaeological excavations of David DeJarnette at a proposed roadway site in the Moundville State Park in central Alabama. Film documents excavation techniques including screening for artifacts, surveying, staking and digging of units. Also included is footage of the excavation and removal of several human skeletons and the washing and labeling of recovered artifacts. Documented excavations are located in several open fields and in a cave. The sites are thought to have been occupied by the Mississippian culture from AD 1200 to AD 1500 and are characterized by 20 platform mounds located in the general vicinity of the filmed excavations.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1986.8.4
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Alabama Museum films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Alabama Museum films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9987f968e-374b-4514-8f0b-9f8d32981aed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-08-ref4

Historic American Buildings Survey [Folder]

Additional name:
HABS  Search this
Library of Congress. Historic American Buildings Survey  Search this
H.A.B.S.  Search this
American Institute of Architects. Historic American Buildings Survey  Search this
United States. National Park Service. Division of Design and Construction. Historic American Buildings Survey  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration. Historic American Buildings Survey  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_105444

Interdisciplinary approaches to freshwater wetlands research / Douglas A. Wilcox, editor

Author:
Wilcox, Douglas A  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
George Wright Society  Search this
Conference on Science in the National Parks (4th : 1986 : Fort Collins, Colo.)  Search this
Physical description:
v, 163 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
Topic:
Wetland ecology  Search this
Wetlands  Search this
Call number:
QH104.I57 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_354080

Benjamin F. Curtis papers, 1910-1925

Creator:
Curtis, Benjamin F.  Search this
Curtis, Benjamin F.  Search this
Subject:
Potter, Louis McClellan  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Fleischner, Otto  Search this
Eliot, Charles William  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart  Search this
Parker, John A. (John Albert)  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Curtis & Cameron, Inc  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6595
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215899
AAA_collcode_curtbenj
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215899

Black homesteaders in the Great Plains prepared by Richard Edwards, Mikal Brotnov Eckstrom, Jacob K. Friefeld

Author:
Edwards, Richard 1944-  Search this
Eckstrom, Mikal Brotnov  Search this
Friefeld, Jacob K  Search this
Publisher:
University of Nebraska--Lincoln Center for Great Plains Studies  Search this
Sponsoring body:
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
145 leaves illustrations (some color), maps, portraits 28 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
2019
Topic:
African American farmers--History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
African American farmers  Search this
African Americans  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1116859

Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in American History and Legend

Collection Collector:
Maltsby, Portia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Program in African American Culture  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2003 February 27-March 1
Scope and Contents:
Conference held Thursday, February 27, through Saturday, March 1, 2003, National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Smithsonian Institution. Program celebrated the twenty-second annual national observance of African American History Month. Program created as a conference, community tribute, and cultural fair, in collaboration with the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program of the United States National Park Service. It included performances, films, presentations hands-on activities, lectures, and panel discussions.

Participants included:

Allison Blakely, Ph.D., professor of European and Comparative History, Boston University

David W. Blight, Ph.D., scholarly advisor to the Passages to Freedom conference; professor of history, Yale University

Charles L. Blockson, curator and historian

Spencer R. Crew, Ph.D., executive director and chief executive officer, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Mary A. Edmond, chairperson of the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission; founder and president, Michigan Black History Network

Jerry Gore, historian, scholar and one of the founders of the National Underground Railroad Museum, Incorporated

Allen Grundy, founder, International Freedom Institute of the Southwest (IFIS); cofounder of Talking Back Living History Theatre (TBLH)

James Oliver Horton, Ph.D., scholarly advisor to the Passages to Freedom conference; Benjamin Banneker Professor of African Studies and History, George Washington University

Lois E. Horton, Ph.D., professor of history, George Mason University

Wilma King, Ph.D., Strickland Professor of American History and Culture, University of Missouri

Jane Landers, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Arts and Science; associate professor of history and director, Center of Latin American and Iberian Studies, Vanderbilt University

Emma J. Lapsansky, Ph.D., curator, Quaker Collection and professor of history, Haverford College

Diane Miller, planning committee member, Passages to Freedom conference; and national coordinator, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program, National Park Service (NPS)

Orloff Miller, Ph.D., planning committee member, Passages to Freedom conference; director, Freedom Station Program; and interim director, Research Programs, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Kevin Mulroy, Ph.D., director of research collections and chair, Research Services, University of Southern California libraries

Cathy D. Nelson, founder and president emeritus, Friends of Freedom Society; and state coordinator, Ohio Underground Association

Freddie L. Parker, Ph.D., chair, Department of History, North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina

Bryan Prince, Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, Ontario, Canada

Vivian Abdur-Rahim, founder and director, Harriet Tubman Historical Society; and founding member, Underground Railroad Coalition, Delaware

Bernice Johnson Reagon, Ph.D., scholar, composer, singer, and activist, Cosby Chair Professor of Fine Arts, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia

Jane Rhodes, Ph.D., associate professor, ethnic studies, University of California, San Diego

Hilary Russell, independent scholar and researcher

Milton C. Sernett, Ph.D., professor of African American Studies and history and adjunct professor of religion, Syracuse University

Barbara A. Tagger, historian and regional coordinator, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program

Ron Tyler, Ph.D., is director of the Texas State Historical Society and professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin

John Michael Vlach, Ph.D., professor of American studies and anthropology and director of the Folklife Program, George Washington University

Judith Wellman, Ph.D., professor emerita, History Department, State University of New York, Oswego

Deborah Gray White, Ph.D., professor and chair, history department, Rutgers University

Carol Wilson, Ph.D., associate professor of history, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland

Church Historians

Ambassador Horace G. Dawson Jr., Ph.D., historian, Metropolitan AME Church, Washington, DC

Janet Lee Ricks, member and vice chair, history committee, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Georgetown, Washington, DC

Lonise Fisher Robinson, church historian, Asbury United Methodist, Washington, DC Performers and Artists included:

Nasar Abadey Trio

Drums - Nasar Abadey, drummer and composer, founder and leader of SUPERNOVA

Piano - Allyn Johnson, Washington, DC native, attended the University of the District of Columbia

Bass - James King, bassist, composer, and arranger

Michael E. Baytop, founder and president, Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

Gwendolyn Briley – Strand

The Chancel Choir of Sargent Memorial Presbyterian Church The Daughters of Dorcas and Sons

The Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir

Samuel L. E. Bonds, director and voice teacher, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, DC

Irma Gardner-Hammond, professional storyteller who tells stories from the African oral tradition known as the Griot tradition

Bus Howard, actor and artist in residence, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC

In Process…, African American women's a cappella ensemble

Jo Ann James, avid collector of recipes, a student of African American history, and a craftsperson

Kimberly Kelly, member of planning committee for the Passages of Freedom conference

Magpie - Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner, musicians

Alice McGill, well known for her portrayal of Sojourner Truth

Gretchen McKinney, term member, Speech Choir and Drama Team, Asbury United Methodist Church

Dietra Montague, independent artist who has lived and studied the arts and crafts of North and West Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, and Europe

Fred Morsell, actor

Ayo Ngozi, collage, multimedia, and book artist based in Mt. Rainier, Maryland

Reverb, a cappella group of African American gospel, quartet, and doo-wop singing

Mary Kay Ricks, freelance writer, researcher, and history tour guide who specializes in the Underground Railroad, Washington, DC

Kath Robinson, Washington, DC resident interested in the study of Ethnobotany and the study of misaims

Charlie Sayles, blues harmonica player

Program number AC408.120.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access and use of audiovisual materials available in the Archives Center reading room or by requesting copies of audiovisual materials at RightsReproductions@si.edu
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Collection Citation:
Program in African American Culture Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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