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Here At The Smithsonian: Contemporary Expressions

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2021-02-22T20:20:59.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Museum administration  Search this
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SIArchives
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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SIArchives
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Anacostia Museum

Container:
Box 16 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-002, National Museum of American History, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 16
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Interview: John Dale [Part 1]

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
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2014-03-27T13:40:39.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Interview: John Dale [Part 3]

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
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2014-03-27T13:33:02.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Dr. Richard Mudd lectures at the Anacostia Neighborhood [Community] Museum

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
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2014-03-27T14:33:16.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Part 1 - Installation of the [ACM] Advisory Board

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-03-27T13:08:02.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
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Anacostia_Community_Museums
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Interview with Esther Nighbert

Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Jessup, Georgia Mills, 1926-2016  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Nighbert, Esther  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (copy)
1 Sound cassette (original)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Adams Morgan (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1992 September 1
Scope and Contents note:
Esther Nighbert discusses her involvement with the Anacostia Community Museum from its opening in 1967 through 1972. She describes her role and her work, including serving as a secretary for John Kinard, assisting him with editing and re-writing various publications, and the various ways she provided support to the museum. She discusses the museum's impact on the neighborhood, its relationship with the Smithsonian, and its influence nationally and internationally. She recollects various exhibits, events, youth programs, and the many individuals involved in managing, developing, and advising the museum. The interview was conducted by Gail S. Lowe on September 1, 1992. Periodically, there is some minor background noise. The interviewee can be heard clearly throughout the recording.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, which includes approximately 100 interviews of residents and influential people of the Anacostia area of Washington, DC.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Collection Citation:
ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.09-034, File AV001518, AV001681
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ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7831645d1-9f82-4683-a9ef-cb6f1842ee2c
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Interview with Rowena Stewart

Names:
African American Museum in Philadelphia  Search this
African American Museums Association  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Parting Ways, the Museum of Afro-American Ethnohistory (Plymouth, Mass.)  Search this
Rhode Island Black Heritage Society  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001  Search this
Stewart, Rowena, 1932-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (original)
1 Sound cassette (copy)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1992 May 11
Scope and Contents note:
Rowena Stewart, former Director of the African American Museum in Philadelphia, The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, the African American Historical and Cultural Museum, and the Motown Historical Museum and the American Jazz Museum, discusses the influence the Anacostia Community Museum had in introducing African American heritage in a museum setting, in serving the Anacostia neighborhood, and in supporting other emerging African American cultural institutions in the 1960s and 1970s. She discusses meeting John Kinard, and the guidance he provided in presenting history through exhibitions and educational programs. She shares her memories of the early days of the Anacostia Museum, the effects of its move from the Carver Theater to the current location, and its ongoing influence.

The interview was conducted by Gail S. Lowe on May 11, 1992. There is background static throughout the recording, but the interview can be heard clearly.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, which includes approximately 100 interviews of residents and influential people of the Anacostia area of Washington, DC.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Social responsibility of business  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Collection Citation:
ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.09-034, File AV001519, AV001627
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ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7e4506e5d-6821-47bc-a08c-6b2eec8e9996
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-034-ref141

Interview with Joy Ford Austin

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
African American Museums Association  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Association of African American Museums  Search this
Austin, Joy Ford  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (copy)
1 Sound cassette (original)
2 Digital files
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Digital files
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1992 May 16
Scope and Contents note:
Joy Ford Austin, a former Executive Director of the African American Museums Association, discusses her earliest experiences with, and her recollection of the evolution of the Anacostia Community Museum. She highlights the important role that John Kinard played in leading the Museum, and in being an original voice advocating for social responsibility in museums. She discusses the first exhibitions she recalls viewing at the museum, the Blacks in the Western Movement, and The Frederick Douglas Years exhibits. She also reflects on the purpose and influence of the museum over time. The interview was conducted by Joanna Banks on May 16, 1992. There is some static throughout the recording, but the interviewee can generally be heard clearly.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, which includes approximately 100 interviews of residents and influential people of the Anacostia area of Washington, DC.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Social responsibility of business  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Collection Citation:
ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.09-034, Item AV001517, AV001666
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ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa76839997c-0b52-4455-9269-0cf2ce3edba9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-034-ref6

Box 1

Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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General Correspondence, 1972-1974 (3 folders)

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e202

Miscellaneous, 1968-1975

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e213

General Correspondence, 1975

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e224

Miscellaneous, 1976-1978

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e243

Monthly Reports, 1977-1978

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e255

General Correspondence, 1976-1979 (5 folders)

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Testimony for the Museum of the City of Washington, 1979

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e277

Miscellaneous, 1979

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e288

Thompson and Ketchum Report

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e299

General Correspondence, 1980-1982 (10 folders)

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0349-refidd1e310

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