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Portraits in Black Narration and Music

Object Details

Creator
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Narrator presents short historical and biographical profiles of outstanding Americans of negro origin: W.E.B. Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Johnson Bunche, Thurgood Marshall, William Henry Hastie, Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Joe Louis, James Weldon Johnson, Richmond Barthe, and Paul Robeson. Quotes written by these outstandings Americans and read by narrator are included. Music played between biographical profiles.
Narration and music. Part of Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Audiovisual Records. AV003484 and AV003508: same content but AV003484 has beeps throughout recording. Undated.
Date
circa 1983
Extent
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Occupation
Lawyers
Artists
Topic
African Americans
African American women
Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Civil rights leaders
African American diplomats
Diplomats
African American educators
Educators
African American lawyers
African American clergy
Clergy
African American authors
Authors
African Americans in the performing arts
African American artists
African American athletes
Athletes
Armed Forces
African American military personnel
Soldiers
Segregation
Education
Blacks -- History
Museum exhibits
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Portraits in Black Narration and Music, Exhibition Records AV03-002, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-002, Item ACMA AV003484
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003508-1 ACMA AV003508-2
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