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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

Sketches from Life Slide Show for the Black Women Exhibit

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000  Search this
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911  Search this
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005  Search this
Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883  Search this
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913  Search this
Walker, Maggie Lena, 1867-1934  Search this
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1984
Scope and Contents:
Narrator, for the Sketches from Life slide show, provides biographical vignettes of Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Rosa Parks, Maggie Lena Walker, and Gwendolyn Brooks.
Narration and music. Part of Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds Audiovisual Records. AV00310, AV003315, AV003383-1: same content. AV003315-1: narration until 001130, followed by static and beeps. AV003315-2: narration begins at 001234, preceded by static and beeps. AV003310: dated 19841031. AV003315 and AV003383: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographs, artifacts, a slide show, and films form the exhibition - Black women: Achievements Against the Odds - that examines the contributions of 113 American black women in such areas as government, education, fine arts, civil rights, medicine, law, and industry. The women represent the world-famous as well as the little-known and include poet Phillis Wheatley, former Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Patricia Roberts Harris, educator Nannie Helen Burroughs, the first female editor-in-chief of the Boston University Law Review Clara Burrill Bruce, author Maya Angelou, sculptor Edmonia Lewis, and businesswoman Eartha M.M. White. The exhibition was created and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service; and it was on display at Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from February 8, 1976 - January 2, 1977 and October 21, 1984 - June 30, 1985.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003315-1

ACMA AV003315-2

ACMA AV003383-1
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
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Human Rights  Search this
Women's rights  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Citation:
Sketches from Life Slide Show for the Black Women Exhibit, Exhibition Records AV03-028, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-028, Item ACMA AV003310-1
See more items in:
Black women: achievements against the odds exhibition records
Black women: achievements against the odds exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-028: Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds Audiovisual Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-028-ref659

Iola Leroy, or, Shadows uplifted Frances E.W. Harper ; with a new introduction by Hazel V. Carby

Author:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 282 pages portrait 21 cm
Type:
Fiction
Date:
1987
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Call number:
PS1799.H7 I64 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109266

Poems / by Frances E. W. Harper

Publisher:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Electrotyper:
George S. Ferguson Co.  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 90 pages : portrait ; 18 cm
Type:
Poetry
Date:
1900
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063470

Sketches of southern life / by Frances E. Watkins Harper

Publisher:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Printer:
Ferguson Bros. & Co.  Search this
Physical description:
57, [1] pages ; 15 cm
Type:
Poetry
Poems
Place:
United States
Date:
1888
19th century
Topic:
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063645

Iola Leroy; or, Shadows uplifted

Title:
Shadows uplifted
Author:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Physical description:
282 pages 22 cm
Type:
Fiction
Date:
1969
[1969]
Topic:
African American women  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
PS1799.H7 I64 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_421420

Discarded legacy : politics and poetics in the life of Frances E.W. Harper, 1825-1911 / Melba Joyce Boyd

Author:
Boyd, Melba Joyce  Search this
Subject:
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins 1825-1911  Search this
Physical description:
260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
C1994
19th century
Topic:
Feminism and literature--History  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
African American women abolitionists  Search this
Feminists  Search this
African American women in literature  Search this
African Americans in literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_627534

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

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