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Portraits in Black: Outstanding Negroes of American Origin audiovisual records

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Audio recordings created for a portrait exhibition selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. The exhibition was on view at the Anacostia Community Museum from April 17, 1983 - August 21, 1983. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts were on display. Included were Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe.
Date
circa 1983
Extent
3 Sound recordings (1 audio cassette sound recordings ; 2 open reel 1/4" sound recordings)
0.05 Linear feet
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Topic
Museum exhibits
Culture
African American
Citation
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Negroes of American Origin audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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