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Catherine Burt vertical file on black women

Creator:
Burt, Catherine  Search this
Names:
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000  Search this
Cobb, Jewel Plummer, 1924-  Search this
Coppin, Fanny Jackson  Search this
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-  Search this
Dunham, Katherine  Search this
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911  Search this
Lee, Jarena, b. 1783  Search this
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005  Search this
Parsons, Lucy E. (Lucy Eldine), 1853-1942  Search this
Powers, Harriet, 1837-1911  Search this
Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-  Search this
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937  Search this
Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883  Search this
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913  Search this
Walker, Alice, 1944-  Search this
Walker, Maggie  Search this
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931  Search this
Wright, Jane Cooke., Dr., 1919-  Search this
Extent:
1.42 Linear feet ((2 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Photocopies
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Brochures
Clippings
Date:
circa 1980s
Summary:
The collection, which dates from the 1980s and measures 1.42 linear feet, was compiled in the course of preparations for the "Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds" exhibit, which was staged at the Anacostia Museum from February 1976 to December 1976. This collection documents the lives and achievements of African American women in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, education, politics, science and the arts. The collection is comprised of documents, magazine and newspaper clippings, correspondence, photocopies, brochures and pamphlets.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American women educators  Search this
African American women jazz singers  Search this
African American women executives  Search this
African American women journalists  Search this
African American clergy  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
African American women athletes  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
African American women civil rights workers  Search this
African American women scientists  Search this
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women poets  Search this
African American women physicians  Search this
African American women librarians  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
African American women lawyers  Search this
African American women judges  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Women clergy  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
African American women  Search this
African American women entertainers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Photocopies
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Brochures
Clippings
Citation:
Catherine Burt vertical file on Black women, circa 1980s, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Catherine Burt.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-065
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-065

Empowerment Poetry with Cherie Ward and Community Arts Experience with Life Pieces to Masterpieces

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1999
Scope and Contents:
Cherie Ward performs her empowerment poetry. Community arts experience performed by Life Pieces to Masterpieces, a nonprofit arts organization for boys so they can experience love, security and expression by telling their stories through poetry, song, dance, and art. In addition to performing, the boys explain the principles of Life Pieces to Masterpieces, and what they have learned through the program.
Poetry, and music and dance performances. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life.' Dated 19990803.
Biographical / Historical:
'Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life' examined the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition featured members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention was given to the ways that African American congregations were responding to contemporary challenges affecting their families, neighborhoods, and communities. The exhibition was developed by the Smithsonian Institution's Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, and held at The Arts and Industries Building, North Gallery, 900 Jefferson Street, SW, Washington, D.C. from February 1998 to August 1999.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001934_B
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women poets  Search this
Poetry  Search this
African American youth  Search this
Youth  Search this
African Americans in the performing arts  Search this
Community arts projects  Search this
Spirituality  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Empowerment Poetry with Cherie Ward and Community Arts Experience with Life Pieces to Masterpieces, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-037, Item ACMA AV001934_A
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Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life exhibition records
Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-037: Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-037-ref656

The story of Phillis Wheatley; illus. by Robert Burns

Author:
Graham, Shirley Dredge  Search this
Subject:
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784  Search this
Physical description:
164 pages. illustrations, portrait. 18 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
United States
Date:
1969
[1969, c1949]
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W557 G7 1969
CT275.W557G7 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_15175

Conversations with Rita Dove / edited by Earl G. Ingersoll

Author:
Dove, Rita  Search this
Ingersoll, Earl G. 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Dove, Rita  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Interviews
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Poets, American  Search this
African American women poets  Search this
Poetry--Authorship  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717064

Night comes softly

Author:
Giovanni, Nikki  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 97 p. ports. 23 cm
Type:
Poetry
Date:
1970
1970]
Topic:
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
American poetry--Women authors  Search this
African American women poets  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_610195

The darker face of the earth : a conversation with Rita Dove

Author:
Dove, Rita  Search this
Frey Steffen, Therese  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Dove, Rita  Search this
Type:
Books
Interviews
Date:
1997
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Call number:
DT433.2 .T772
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_667415

A revival with Sonia Sanchez

Author:
Asim, Jabari 1962-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Sanchez, Sonia 1934-  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1998
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Call number:
E185.5 .A512
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_544735

Reflections at the crossroad / [Jennie Howze Nelson]

Author:
Nelson, Jennie Howze  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 30 p. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1974
C1974
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Call number:
PS591.N4 N427 1974
PS591.N4N427 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_419834

Works of Frances E. Watkins Harper [microform]

Author:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History  Search this
Subject:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Physical description:
1 microfilm reel. ill. 35 mm
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Call number:
mfm 2703
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_441460

Nikki Giovanni / by Michael Giuffrida

Author:
Giuffrida, Michael  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Giovanni, Nikki  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Call number:
AP2 .T674
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057495

African and Puritan dimensions of Phillis Wheatley's poems and letters

Author:
M'Baye, Babacar 1967-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784 Knowledge  Search this
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784 Themes, motives  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
2009
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Wolof (African people)--Folklore  Search this
Call number:
PR9205.05 .M33 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_978837

Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage / Vincent Carretta

Author:
Carretta, Vincent  Search this
Subject:
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 279 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
C2011
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Topic:
African American women poets  Search this
Poets, American  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_985431

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