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Miles in the Green Room

Creator:
Stewart, Frank H.  Search this
Names:
Davis, Miles  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (gelatin silver , 16 x 20 inches.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Date:
1982
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at ACMarchives@si.edu.
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:
Jazz musicians  Search this
Citation:
Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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Frank Stewart Photograph
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7b5c71fc5-b2c5-41ef-9662-c0b8a7c3c901
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-124-15-ref1

Robert Francis Plummer and Florence Ellen Glascow Plummer being honored by Magnolia Council, IBPOE

Creator:
Plummer-Arnold family  Search this
Names:
Plummer-Arnold family  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plummer-Arnold family  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic print , black and white, 10 x 8 in.)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans -- 1930-1950
Date:
circa 1946
Scope and Contents:
Description attached to image: Granddaddy-Robert Francis Plummer and Grandma-Florence Ellen Glascow Plummer beingt honored by Magnolia Council, IBPOE. Family members present are Cousin Harry and Aunt Rosa, Uncle Norman and Aunt Laura, and Daisy.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use of the collection requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Plummer-Arnold Family papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
The Plummer-Arnold family papers, undated-2005, bulk circa 1880-1955, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Reverend L. Jerome Fowler.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-038, Item ACMA PH2005.7004.42
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Plummer-Arnold Family papers
Plummer-Arnold Family papers / Series 1: Family photographs
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa774f31f0e-8453-4f1c-8511-dd0c78e34b28
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-038-ref582

Portrait of African American man holding a walking cane

Creator:
Davis Studio  Search this
Collection Creator:
Layton, Benjamin  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic print , albumen, 6 1/2 x 4 in. (16.5 x 10.2 cm))
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Cabinet photographs
Photographs
Portraits
Place:
New York
Date:
circa 1880s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Benjamin Layton collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cabinet photographs
Photographs
Portraits -- African American men
Collection Citation:
Benjamin Layton collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Benjamin Layton.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-031, Item ACMA PH2004.7007.30
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Benjamin Layton collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7ab88816c-ccd8-40aa-b324-e3400e8d073c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-031-ref570

Business Card and Davis Drug Company photo envelope

Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. 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.
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
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Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 1: Lillian Evans Tibbs papers / 1.1: Biographical Materials
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa704bfd1ce-fad8-4522-86b7-b8bedea53039
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref1289

Moten Elementary School Choir: All That I Am and Hope to Be

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Moten Elementary School Choir sang 'All That I Am and Hope to Be.' Footage also included title card for 'All That I Am and Hope to Be.' This recording was used in the creation of 'Anacostia: Where We Live,' a product of the 1995 Lucy Moten Elementary School - Anacostia Museum partnership.
Music; title card. Related to exhibition 'Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story' and Moten Elementary School Audiovisual Materials 1994-1997 and 'Anacostia: Where We Live' [bib #387176]. Dated 19950501.
Biographical / Historical:
Held at the Anacostia Museum from June 17, 1995 to August 28, 1995, the exhibition - Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story (The Moten Elementary Collector's Exhibition) - was the result of a partnership between the museum and Lucy Ellen Moten Elementary School, located in Southeast Washington, D.C. Throughout the 1994-95 school year, the partnership offered the students of Moten the opportunity to study local history, experience musical performances and storytelling, conduct research, visit museums and cultural sites, create art, and document events through photography. The students produced photographs, poems, stories, drawings, interviews, and documents. The students' efforts were presented in the exhibition under the themes: Moten Elementary School, From Our Homes, Institutions and Organizations, and Community Life. The tentative exhibition title was 'Anacostia: Where We Live.' Anacostia Museum's formal partnership with Lucy E. Moten Elementary School began on November 20, 1992.
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:
African Americans  Search this
Students  Search this
African American students  Search this
Music  Search this
Children  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Moten Elementary School Choir: All That I Am and Hope to Be, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-041, Item ACMA AV002180
See more items in:
Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7dd3e0456-9459-417d-9ae2-ac330715eb38
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-041-ref391

The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Frederick Douglass Memorial Home  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
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:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Footage of 'Frederick Douglass National Historic Site' sign and the exterior of the Frederick Douglass Memorial House. Title card for 'The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass.' This footage was used in the creation of 'Anacostia: Where We Live,' a product of the 1995 Lucy Moten Elementary School - Anacostia Museum partnership.
B-roll of unedited footage; title card. Related to exhibition 'Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story' and Moten Elementary School Audiovisual Materials 1994-1997 and 'Anacostia: Where We Live' [bib #387176]. Dated 19950501.
Biographical / Historical:
Held at the Anacostia Museum from June 17, 1995 to August 28, 1995, the exhibition - Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story (The Moten Elementary Collector's Exhibition) - was the result of a partnership between the museum and Lucy Ellen Moten Elementary School, located in Southeast Washington, D.C. Throughout the 1994-95 school year, the partnership offered the students of Moten the opportunity to study local history, experience musical performances and storytelling, conduct research, visit museums and cultural sites, create art, and document events through photography. The students produced photographs, poems, stories, drawings, interviews, and documents. The students' efforts were presented in the exhibition under the themes: Moten Elementary School, From Our Homes, Institutions and Organizations, and Community Life. The tentative exhibition title was 'Anacostia: Where We Live.' Anacostia Museum's formal partnership with Lucy E. Moten Elementary School began on November 20, 1992.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Fugitive slaves  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-041, Item ACMA AV002180
See more items in:
Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa71d6187e1-6e4e-4c38-b443-aea2f0e3f5cf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-041-ref507

Henry P. Whitehead collection

Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Extent:
156.91 Linear feet (178 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pamphlets
Sound recordings
Clippings
Memorabilia
Newspapers
Photographs
Books
Brochures
Date:
1843-2010
bulk 1940-1986
Summary:
The papers of historian Henry P. Whitehead measure 156.91 linear feet and date from 1843 to 2010 (bulk 1945-1986). The collection documents Whitehead's careers, as well as his family and personal life. The collection also includes the personal papers of Tomlinson D. Todd, Elizabeth B. Delaney and the Howard Theatre Foundation. The combined collection is comprised of black theatrical memorabilia; materials relating to civil rights activities in the District of Columbia; and the African American experience in general. Included are playbills, sheet music, admission tickets, newspapers, magazines, books, photographs, clippings, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, sound recordings, research files, and other material.
Scope and Contents note:
The papers of historian Henry P. Whitehead measure 156.91 linear feet and date from 1843 to 2010 (bulk 1945-1986). The collection includes the personal papers of Henry P. Whitehead, Tomlinson D. Todd, Elizabeth B. Delaney and the Howard Theatre Foundation. The collection is divided into four series.

Series I focuses on Whitehead and includes papers dating from 1843 to his death in 2011. This series includes biographical material including a large amount of appointment books, identification and membership cards, resumes, certificates, and personal and family material. There is a limited amount of correspondence, which focuses on his personal relationships with family, friends, and general correspondence relating primarily to his work as a local historian.

Also found within Whitehead's papers are countless records from his time employed by the Washington DC government. Materials include memoranda, notes, research material, handbooks, guides, manuals, affirmative action info and records, affirmative action plans, promotion recommendations, recruitment plans and summaries, personnel files (complaints), civil actions and reports related too Whitehead's 37 years of government employment. It reflects the activities of numerous departments, primarily in regards to employment and affirmative action.

There are also a number of files that document Whitehead's involvement in numerous community organizations. Among the organizations in which Whitehead was involved include U Street Festival, Lincoln Corporation, and the U Street Theater Foundation. The papers of the U Street Foundation document the production and establishment of the annual U Street Festival. The Lincoln Theater Foundation and the U Street Theater Foundation papers document the efforts to reopen the Lincoln Theater. Also included are Whitehead's research on the Lincoln as well as old Lincoln Theatre programs. Additionally found within this series are documents and clippings on the economic development within Washington DC particularly in the Shaw/U Street location.

The majority of this series consists of printed material. Printed material in this series includes books, clippings, magazines, newsletters, newspapers, press releases, sheet music, programs as well as promotional material for several Washington DC theaters and organizations. There is a large quantity of theater programs dating from 1900-1986. The majority of the clippings and magazines are theater related topics, coupled with a miscellaneous selection of clippings on topics that presumably captured Whitehead's attention.

Research, notes and writings include a large amount of scrapbooks compiled by Whitehead of mostly photocopied clippings documenting Washington DC history, African American theater history, and general African American history. Five scrapbooks were compiled by an unknown source and were previously housed in the New York Public Library collection. Two scrapbooks are about general theater history one about Frances Starr and one about Margaret Anglin. There is also one scrapbook pertaiing to Mae Hall. Also included are a large amount of research notes and notebooks along with general miscellaneous notes.

There are several photographs of African Americans in the performing arts as well as images of Washington DC and several unidentified men, women, and children.

Audio recordings include 23 cassette from the Alexandria Church of God.

The remainder of the collection consists of the papers of Tomlinson D. Todd, Elizabeth B. Delaney, and those about the Howard Theatre.

The Howard Theatre papers are arranged in Series II and include documents relating to the Washington DC historic Howard Theatre and date from 1910 to 1986. The papers in this series predominantly document the Howard Theatre Foundation's efforts to reestablish and run the Howard Theatre in which Whitehead was the vice president. Records include business correspondence, founding documents, photographs, memoranda, press releases, member lists, financial records, clippings, and scrapbooks of clippings pertaining to the organization and theatre.

The correspondence in the collection include a handful of letters from the Washington DC government along with individuals and organizations. Also included is a large amount of interoffice memoradums.

Administrative records include lawsuits, resolutions, meeting minutes, grant proposals, press releases, memoranda, member lists, studies and reports.

Financial records include check stubs, receipts, invoices, bank statements, expenses, and contribution lists. Printed material includes original and photocopied clippings relating to the history and coverage of the foundation activities. Mostly promotional material as flyers, brochures, and press releases along with programs. In particular two 1920 Howard Theatre programs.

The scrapbooks of original and photocopied clippings compiled by Whitehead chronicle the history of the theatre and coverage of the foundation activities.

There are three VHS cassette featuring Whitehead discussing the Howard Theatre. Also found in series 2 are numerous stock investment record books belonging to A.E. Lichtman one of the early managers of the Howard Theatre. In addition early correspondence between Lichtman and the Rex Amusement Company concerning operational management issues of the Howard Theatre.

The Tomlinson D. Todd papers are arranged in Series III and date from 1902-1986 they include organization files, collected printed materials, subject files, and personal papers.

The collection includes materials relating to organizations in which there was a relationship to Todd's work and in which he had an interest primarily during the 1940s and 1950s, organizations include the National Negro Congress (ca, 1946-1947); the Congress for Industrial Organizations (1943-1947); National Council of Negro Women (1947-1949); Committee for Racial Democracy in the Nation's Capital (1947-1948).

The subject files include documents from three of Todd's organizations; Institute on Race Relation, Club Internationale, and his radio program "Americans All". As well as printed material from Todd's alma mater Lincoln University.

The largest subject file is "Americans All" which includes radio scripts as well as audio recording of a few programs and public service announcements. Also found are several black and white photographs of Todd at the radio studio. Printed materials include newspapers, leaflets, convention proceedings, and flyers, There are a large amount of programs ranging from church worship to convention as well as performance. Also present is a small amount of personal papers, including resumes, certificates, admission tickets, family documents, and travel ephemera from his all expense paid trip to Nigeria.

There are a few photographs of Todd at functions and with notable individuals as well as some family, friends and travel.

Elizabeth's B. Delaney papers are arranged in Series IV and date from 1874-1973.

The papers primarily document her involvement in four organizations, the Grand Oder of Odd Fellow of Kentucky, the Order Eastern Star Kentucky, the State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of Kentucky and the National Association of Colored Women. There is a small amount of printed material belonging to her son primarily the Alpha Phi Alpha material and Gospel Choral Sheet Music, and books.

The Scrapbook was complied by Whitehead consisting of photocopied clipping documenting the life of Elizabeth B. Delaney.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into four series:

Series 1: Henry P. Whitehead papers Series 2: Howard Theatre Series 3: Tomlinson D. Todd Series 4. Elizabeth B. Delaney
Biographical/Historical note:
Henry Preston Whitehead Jr., was a native of Columbus Ohio. A graduate of Ohio State University, where he also attended law school and was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. Mr. Whitehead discovered Washington's "Black Broadway" in 1940, when he was a soldier in town on a weekend furlough. As he served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II. Prior to moving to Washington DC Henry P. Whitehead worked for five years as a liquor inspector. Mr. Whitehead moved to Washington D.C. in 1949 and worked for the Post Office before working for the District of Columbia government where he stayed 21 years. He led several equal employment initiatives during the 1960s and 1970s, and was last employed as associate director of the District's Office of Human Rights. In 1980 after putting in 37 years of government service Mr. Whitehead retired. Mr. Whitehead was an historian who led efforts to restore Washington's U Street cultural corridor and achieved recognition as an authority on and collector of black theatrical memorabilia. Mr. Whitehead worked to promote and preserve the city's rich African American cultural heritage.

Mr. Whitehead, served as the chairman and president for 10 years of the Howard Theater Foundation Inc., which he helped establish. There he led the effort to include Howard Theatre in the National Register of Historic Places.

Similarly he was an active member of the U Street Festival Foundation. He was an adviser to the Kennedy Center, Anacostia Museum, and other Smithsonian Institution units and contributed materials to their exhibitions. He was also a consultant to historical documentaries broadcast on public television and radio, including PBS's "Duke Ellington's Washington." His writings included "Remembering U Street," a book used for annual festivals in the historic area.

Mr. Whitehead was also the founder and board member of the Lincoln Theatre Foundation.

Henry P. Whitehead Jr. died on January 8th 2002 at the age of 84.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on September 1, 2005 by Michael A. Watkins.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Howard Theatre (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
African Americans  Search this
National Negro Congress (U.S.)  Search this
National Council of Negro Women  Search this
Radio broadcasting  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pamphlets
Sound recordings
Clippings
Memorabilia -- 20th century
Newspapers
Photographs
Books
Brochures
Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-042
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Henry P. Whitehead collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa751389911-f3d5-474b-82b4-126047b9cc46
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-042
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Kenneth Davis

Collection Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 93, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Prints [397864064]
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
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Henry P. Whitehead collection
Henry P. Whitehead collection / Series 1: Henry P. Whitehead Papers / 1.7: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa756e5b02c-c2c4-4978-b252-efa62f6dd151
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-042-ref145

Sammy Davis Jr

Collection Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 93, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Prints [397864064]
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
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Henry P. Whitehead collection
Henry P. Whitehead collection / Series 1: Henry P. Whitehead Papers / 1.7: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7d6a85a57-2113-4575-8a60-7be6fb28eefb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-042-ref146

Program, "Struttin Time"

Collection Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 103, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
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Henry P. Whitehead collection
Henry P. Whitehead collection / Series 2: Howard Theatre / 2.6: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa75f47c5fe-610e-486c-9fac-afce8c8275f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-042-ref962
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Dale-Patterson Family collection

Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Names:
Barry, Marion, 1936-2014  Search this
Dale, Almore M., 1911-1984  Search this
Dale, Dianne  Search this
Dale, John Henry, Jr., 1888-1973  Search this
Dale, Lucille Emma Patterson, 1889-1973  Search this
Dale, Marie Howard, 1914-2011  Search this
Dale, Norman Edward, 1908-1991  Search this
Garner, Araminta Dale, 1913-1987  Search this
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988  Search this
Patterson, Wilhelmina Bessie, 1888-1962  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1866 - 1990.
Summary:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 2010 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892.
Scope and Contents note:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 1990 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892. The collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family papers Series 2: Charles Qualls papers Series 3: Community Organizations Series 4: Subject Files
Biographical/Historical note:
The Dale family came to Washington, DC in 1886 when John Henry Dale, Sr., a gifted self-taught man, obtained a position as clerk in the newly contracted Pension Bureau building at 5th and G Streets, NW. First they lived near 13th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, then moved to Howard Road in Anacostia. Dale built a house at 2619 Nichols Avenue, now Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, drawing the plans and supervising the construction. The Dales and only one other family lived in this solidly built house for 100 years before it was sold to a church group and demolished.
General Note:
Finding Aid Note: This finding aid is associated with a MARC collection-level record.361883
Provenance:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on April 07, 2013.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American families  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-074
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7c29572e9-2bd6-4b2a-8982-b527693b7885
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-074
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Dale, Norman--Portraits

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920s-1940s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref210

Dale, Norman and Thelma--Portraits and snapshots

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1940s-1988
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref212

Dale, Norman--Dunbar High School class of 1926--Portrait

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1926
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref213

Dale, Norman--Post Office Incentive Awards

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1964, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7c1f6daaa-4f8f-42f4-89cc-15d6657ff1de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref214

Dale, Norman--D.C. Selective Service System

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7e8250954-5e45-46d7-99de-227b71b67d4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref215

Dale, Norman--Interior and exterior of various houses

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1940s, 1971
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
Dale-Patterson Family collection / Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family Papers / 1.12: Family Photographs
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7bd40bb8d-264f-4b5e-ba71-0a51c11ae3f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref216

Dale, Norman--Montego Bay trip

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1972
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
Dale-Patterson Family collection / Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family Papers / 1.12: Family Photographs
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73344373b-84e6-4d5b-a5c9-47f319470f57
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref217

Dale, Norman--Group portrait--Company "D" 544th Quartermaster Service Battalion, Fort Custer, Michigan

Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 5B, Oversize 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1940s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa743c36d57-ecc5-450d-bfab-9c25198a0a99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref854

Portrait of Wilhelmina Patterson with her nephews.

Names:
Dale, Almore  Search this
Dale, Norman Edward, 1908-1991  Search this
Patterson, Wilhelmina Bessie, 1888-1962  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic postcard (5 1/2 x # 1/2 inches.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic postcards
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Almore Dale, Wilhelmina "Bess" Patterson, and Norman Dale (L-R).
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Portraits, Group -- 1920-1930  Search this
Portraits, Family  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-074, Item acma_06-074_60
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa745b411e7-2e8f-4e31-9350-8a066b1757b0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-074-ref945

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