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Richard Henry Lee

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Henry Lee, 20 Jan 1732 - 19 Jun 1794  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 75.6 x 63.8 x 3.2cm (29 3/4 x 25 1/8 x 1 1/4")
Frame: 88.3 x 75.6 x 5.4cm (34 3/4 x 29 3/4 x 2 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1795-1805
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Male  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Duncan Lee and his son, Gavin Dunbar Lee
Object number:
NPG.74.5
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41ccb0147-69cb-40f3-9cb1-378a4c7bcb26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.74.5

John Randolph

Artist:
John Wesley Jarvis, 1780 - 14 Jan 1840  Search this
Sitter:
John Randolph, 2 Jun 1773 - 24 May 1833  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
Panel: 68.6 x 55.6 x 1.3cm (27 x 21 7/8 x 1/2")
Frame: 89.9 x 77.2 x 7.6cm (35 3/8 x 30 3/8 x 3")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1811
Topic:
John Randolph: Male  Search this
John Randolph: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
John Randolph: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia  Search this
John Randolph: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Gerard B. Lambert
Object number:
NPG.70.46
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 142
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4384e46c2-065f-4fe4-ae2f-8bc3deb90368
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.70.46

Henry Laurens

Artist:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Laurens, 6 Mar 1724 - 8 Dec 1792  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
137.5cm x 103cm (54 1/8" x 40 9/16"), Accurate
Frame: 155.9 x 121.9 x 9.2cm (61 3/8 x 48 x 3 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1782
Topic:
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Carpet  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Henry Laurens: Male  Search this
Henry Laurens: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Henry Laurens: Politics and Government\Government Official  Search this
Henry Laurens: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Henry Laurens: Military\Militia\Officer  Search this
Henry Laurens: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Gallery of Art; gift of the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1942
Object number:
NPG.65.45
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 140
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4788cc49c-f433-42e3-9f43-7c0d12582aa8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.65.45

Bill of sale for a girl named Clary purchased by Robert Jardine for 50 pounds

Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Robert Jardine  Search this
John Ferguson, American, 1784 - 1854  Search this
Richard Burk, American  Search this
Susanah Burk, American  Search this
Edmund Burk, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (complete): 12 5/16 × 7 3/4 in. (31.2 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (top half): 6 1/8 × 7 3/4 in. (15.6 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (bottom half): 6 1/8 × 7 3/4 in. (15.6 × 19.7 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1806
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fancy Girl trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.117ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f1c82531-297a-4872-ad4b-92dfe165dd5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.117ab
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Manifest for the ship Fashion listing an enslaved girl, Sally, age 14

Signed by:
John P. Torrey  Search this
S. W. Fullerton  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/4 × 13 5/8 in. (21 × 34.6 cm)
Type:
ships' manifests
Place used:
Port Pontchartrain, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 27, 1844
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fancy Girl trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5371612ed-99ea-45eb-83f8-5234ebd62b16
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.4
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Trade card for the "Great Negro Mart" in Memphis, Tennessee

Issued by:
Hill, Ware, & Chrisp, American, 1859 - 1860  Search this
Subject of:
Byrd Hill, American, 1800 - 1872  Search this
John W. Chrisp, American  Search this
John D. Ware, American, born ca. 1800  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 7/8 × 4 in. (7.3 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
trade cards
Place printed:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1859-1860
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54977d161-9005-45fc-b2ea-c3fe9a7d6b1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.17
Online Media:

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Manufactured by:
I. Nutting & Son, British, ca.1805 - 1840  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
pewter
Dimensions:
Diameter: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm), 3.9Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd538c17a61-69b3-46bf-a657-95362382579e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.1
Online Media:

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Manufactured by:
I. Nutting & Son, British, ca.1805 - 1840  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
pewter
Dimensions:
Diameter: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm), 3.2Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd529db2a55-c81b-41b4-9282-68a33c342371
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.2
Online Media:

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm), 2.7Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a07edb0b-8c52-4a51-9b88-359fbe47e475
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.3
Online Media:

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm), 2.8Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd574df6dda-c31e-41e3-89fe-beddd9022be7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.4
Online Media:

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African

Written by:
Olaudah Equiano, 1745 - 1797  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Owned by:
Mary J. West, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 4 1/2 × 1 1/8 in. (17.8 × 11.5 × 2.8 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 × 4 1/2 × 5 in. (17.8 × 11.4 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
books
narratives
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
West Africa, Africa
England, Europe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
West Indies, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1789; republished 1837
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Literature  Search this
Men  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Spirituality  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of William E. West, Sr. and Family
Object number:
2014.44
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590f81561-b437-40c1-8a0b-4b80a76ab2bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.44
Online Media:

The Crisis, Vol. 5, No. 1

Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Subject of:
The Crisis, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, British, 1875 - 1912  Search this
Illustrated by:
John Henry Adams Jr., American, 1880 - 1944  Search this
Written by:
Charles Edward Stowe, American, 1850 - 1934  Search this
Jessie Redmon Fauset, American, 1882 - 1961  Search this
Jane Addams, American, 1860 - 1935  Search this
Lafayette M. Hershaw, American, 1863 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (24.8 × 17.1 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 3/4 × 13 1/2 in. (24.8 × 34.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 1912
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Education  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Music  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.14.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56505ca46-a235-449f-a8ae-7208fb57a32f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.14.5
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Twelve Years A Slave

Written by:
Solomon Northup, American, 1808 - 1875  Search this
Published by:
Derby and Miller, American, 1848 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with gold, cloth, and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 1 5/16 in. (19.7 × 14 × 3.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 4 1/8 in. (19.7 × 29.2 × 10.5 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 3/4 × 6 × 6 1/4 in. (19.7 × 15.2 × 15.9 cm)
H x W x D (open at 60 degrees): 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.7 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Auburn, Cuyahoga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Law  Search this
Literature  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.262
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd537167978-c6a5-4b5c-8aad-8b8ccdd82f33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.262

BLK Vol. 1 No. 9

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Subject of:
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
Professor Griff, American, born 1960  Search this
Simon Nkoli, South African, 1957 - 1998  Search this
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
ABilly S. Jones-Hennin, American, born 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Communities  Search this
Health  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c2215f8a-58c7-4690-bcef-edf7b3d6442f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.9

Tusk

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x Diameter: 72.4 x 14.6 x 6 cm (28 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Loango Coast, Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cabinda Province, Angola
Date:
ca. 1860
Topic:
elephant  Search this
crocodile  Search this
mother and child  Search this
foreigner  Search this
weapon  Search this
boat  Search this
bushcow  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-28-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a3f230ba-972a-4ddf-82be-269516cb20ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-28-1

Smithsonian Curator Reflects on Joe Biden's 'Poignant' Inaugural Painting

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:42:38 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_273408326bb758a13be5d36d6b22ef58

To Achieve These Rights Exhibition Display 1: Charles Miner narration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Miner, Charles, 1780-1865  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Narration that weaves together excerpts of a speech by Charles Miner to U.S. House of Representatives on January 6 and 7, 1829. Miner spoke of the neglect of slave laws in Washington, D.C. and consequences of the neglect. Despite Miner's plea for the House to remedy the situation, slave trade continued to exist in Washington, D.C. until 1850.
Narration for one of four displays used in exhibition: To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978. Part of To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978 Audiovisual Records. Dated 19920101.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
Activists  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Collection Citation:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV003331
See more items in:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records / Series 2: AudioVisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref505

To Achieve These Rights Exhibition Display 2: Frederick Douglass narration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Narration that weaves together excerpts from a speech by Frederick Douglass from April 1883 on the anniversary of Emancipation in Washington, D.C. Douglass speaks about Emancipation, status and future of the negro, and prejudice despite freedom. He also states that negroes should be American citizens to the fullest extent, including the right to a fair trial, vote, serve on a jury, and attend public schools.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003340
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
Activists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Collection Citation:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV003339
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To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records / Series 2: AudioVisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Around Town: To Achieve These Rights

Creator:
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Around Town, which presented video segments of events happening around Washington, D.C. on public television station WETA, profiled the Anacostia Museum's exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Other topics included in this episode: new feature film 'Daughters of the Dust,' new adaption of 'Frankenstein' by the Washington Shakespeare Company, and an international art exhibition and auction at the 'Very Special Arts' gallery. After brief clips or description of each topic, there was a short roundtable discussion.
News program with roundtable discussion. Related to exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Dated 19920227.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Home rule  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Around Town: To Achieve These Rights, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV002641
See more items in:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records / Series 2: AudioVisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref509

Evolution of a Community Part III: Crime, Unemployment, Education

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Campbell, James  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1972
Scope and Contents:
Through narration and street interviews conducted by James Campbell, Anacostia residents talk about the tight knit, safe community prior to the rise in crime; insignificant employment and recreation opportunities after increased migration to Anacostia as a result of Southwest Urban Renewal projects; how increased population and lack of opportunities lead to increased crime, drug use, and unemployment in Anacostia; government trying to control crime though programs like methadone maintenance rather than dealing with the deepest concerns; and reasons for high rate of unemployment, including inadequate schools, racial discrimination, and ineffective unemployment and social services. Teachers talk about overcrowded classes, outdated curriculum, and the overall education system; students discuss their teachers.
Narration and interviews. Part of Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records. Interviews product of Street Interviews. AV003499: street interviews and narration from 001505 - 001710 [also on recording: Narration about West African Slave Trade and Out of Africa Narration]. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Evolution of a Community, an exhibit at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from January 1972 though December 1972, presented the history of Anacostia from post-World War II to the present through photos, text, drawings, video tape programs, and a slide/tape show. Evolution of a Community Part II, also known as Anacostia Today, was on display at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1973 though July 1973. The exhibitions developed as a result oral histories collected from Anacostia residents.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003499
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.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Unemployment  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
Crime  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Methadone maintenance  Search this
Education  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Students  Search this
Racism  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Public welfare  Search this
Recreation centers  Search this
Migration, Internal  Search this
Social history  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Interviews
Citation:
Evolution of a Community Part III: Crime, Unemployment, Education, Exhibition Records AV03-040, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-040, Item ACMA AV003304
See more items in:
Evolution of a Community: 1972 Exhibition Records
Evolution of a Community: 1972 Exhibition Records / Series ACMA AV03-040: Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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