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Letter to Reverend David Selden from his son David Selden

Received by:
Rev. David Selden, American, 1761 - 1825  Search this
Written by:
David Selden, American, born 1785  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (folded): 9 15/16 × 7 7/8 in. (25.2 × 20 cm)
H x W (unfolded): 9 15/16 × 15 5/8 in. (25.2 × 39.7 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Chatham, East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 5, 1808
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.2
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
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/fd530151c56-34ac-4e30-a885-30b7b7bf0126
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.2
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Extent:
9.15 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Exhibit scripts
Photographic prints
Exhibition records
Catalogs
Brochures
Correspondence
Place:
Africa, West -- History -- Exhibitions
Date:
1979-02 - 1980-02
Summary:
An exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Related Archival Materials note:
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist.
Topic:
Slave trade -- America -- Exhibitions  Search this
Slave trade -- Africa -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Slave insurrections -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibit scripts
Photographic prints
Exhibition records -- 1967-1989
Catalogs
Brochures
Correspondence
Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-031
Online Media:

Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (1 open reel 1/2" video recordings)
9 Sound recordings (5 audio cassette sound recordings ; 4 open reel 1/4" sound recordings)
0.2 Linear feet
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Africa, West -- History -- Exhibitions
Date:
circa 1978-1980
Scope and Contents note:
Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including narration sound recordings created for use within the exhibit and video and sound recordings of related talks and exhibit tours.
Related Archival Materials note:
Anacostia Community Museum. Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization.
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:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Slave trade -- Africa -- History  Search this
Slave trade -- America -- Exhibitions  Search this
Slave insurrections -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Series ACMA AV03-031
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1010

African History: Dr. Leonard Jeffries

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Lectures
Place:
Africa
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries speaks to supervisory staff at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) during the development of the exhibition, Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization. He discusses levels of analysis (factual level, conceptual level, theoretical level, and practical level) when studying and presenting history to others. He explains history is viewed through varying perspectives and talks about the Euro-American and African-Asiatic perspectives and value systems. Throughout the lecture, Jeffries talks about the history of slavery and the slave trade; African servitude versus Euro-American slavery; Euro-American abolitionists versus African abolitionists; Euro-American materialism and profit making; African history, traditions, and perspective; black history, and black experience. He explains misconceptions are made in the study and portrayal of history; and museums can either challenge these misconceptions or continue them. He stresses Africa has been called the dark continent, and this statement along with others presents black history and black experience in a negative context, which results in cultural genocide. Finally, Jeffries reviews and discusses the sections of the future ANM exhibit and explains the best ways to present topics of each section.
Presentation/lecture. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003271: Part 1, Levels of Analyses. AV003257: Part 2, America. Sound quality poor - static throughout both recordings. Dated: 19780605.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003257
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
Museums  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Colonization  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
African culture  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Series Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003271
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1011

African History: Dr. Leonard Jeffries

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Africa
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Presentation for supervisory staff regarding future exhibit
Presentation. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003271: Part 1, Levels of Analyses. AV003257: Part 2, America. Dated: 19780605.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003257
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
Slave trade  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003271
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1012

Out of Africa Narration by David Eaton

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator David Eaton speaks of slavery and oppression; and freedom from slavery and fighting for the rights that come with it.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003297, AV003300, and AV001371: same content. AV003297 and AV003300: undated. AV001371: dated 19791026.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003300

ACMA AV001371
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
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Liberty  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by David Eaton, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003297
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1013

Out of Africa Narration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Young boy recites story about life on a slave ship. Narrator speaks of the slave forts and castles, built by Europeans, along the coast of Africa during slave trade period; and their role in the transatlantic slave trade. He states the slave forts and castles, in Ghana and elsewhere, are being used as cultural centers, museums, and research laboratories today. He explains the Gambians and Alex Haley hope to turn James Island, where ancestors of Kunta Kinte Alex Haley lived, into a memorial to the ancestors.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003363 and AV003380: same content. Transcribed from AV003363: Ron Coleman, Leonard Jeffreys. Transcribed from AV003380: Ron Hughes, Leonard Jeffreys. AV003499: slave forts and castles narration from 000504 - 001504 and 001711 - 002720 [also on recording: Narration about West African Slave Trade and Evolution of a Community Part III: Crime, Unemployment, Education]. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003380

ACMA AV003499
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset and based on contents of recording.
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
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003363
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1014

Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator John Kinard introduces three writers and the reading of excerpts from their writings about the kingdoms of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei. Focus on kings who governed ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei; their relationship with their people; and ceremonies and customs.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003293, AV003379, and AV003359: same content. AV003293: dated 19790102. AV003379 and AV003359: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003379

ACMA AV003359
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
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003293
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1015

Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Africa
Caribbean Area
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Self guided tour highlighted the five areas of the exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' The five areas explored ancient African kingdoms, African artworks, slave forts and slavery on the west coast of Africa, the Middle Passage and slavery in the Caribbean, resistance to slavery in America, and back to Africa movements.
Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
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
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Back to Africa movement  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV001372
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1016

Narration about West African Slave Trade

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Place:
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Narrator descibes the West African slave trade and the conditions of the slaves, particularly on the ship. African drumming in the background.
Narration. AV003499: also on recording Out of Africa Narration and Evolution of a Community Part III: Crime, Unemployment, Education. Undated.
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 to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Citation:
Narration about West African Slave Trade, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003499
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1018

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
Rue's House, American, 1989 - 1997  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.
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/fd5c2215f8a-58c7-4690-bcef-edf7b3d6442f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.9

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
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
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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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4788cc49c-f433-42e3-9f43-7c0d12582aa8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.65.45

Broadside for an auction of enslaved persons at the Charleston courthouse

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 5/16 x 8 7/16 in. (33.8 x 21.5 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place made:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Colorism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Health  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.21.3
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
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/fd50abe948f-d9c6-45fa-a3d9-5c581acba051
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.21.3

Stone slave auction block from Hagerstown, Maryland

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
marble and metal
Dimensions:
Overall with Weight: 1600 lb. (725.8 kg)
H x W x D: 14 1/2 × 28 1/2 × 41 1/4 in. (36.8 × 72.4 × 104.8 cm)
Type:
pedestals
plaques
Place used:
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 19th century
Topic:
African American  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, Partial Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sean P. Guy
Object number:
2015.213
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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/fd5fd5d8ed8-2808-4484-970b-b89cc0921c5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.213
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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
Business  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
Business  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
Business  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
Business  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:

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