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Art Changes Things: Interview with Georgette Seabrooke Powell

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Museum
Scope and Contents
Georgette Seabrooke Powell talked about her life in Charleston, South Carolina, New York City, and Washington, D.C.; her educational experience at Washington Irving High School and Cooper Union School of Art; her involvement in the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the murals she painted as part of the project; her family, particularly her children and her husband; her community activism when she lived in the Bronx; and her work as an art therapist and with community art programs in Washington, D.C.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' AV000846: master, dated 19941205. AV000847: dated 19941214. AV000848: dated 1994. AV002168: edited version, dated 19941116. AV002645: dated 19941116.
Date
1994
Extent
3 Video recordings (U-matic, 3/4")
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Occupation
Artists
Topic
African Americans
Women artists
African American women artists
Activists
Community activists
Museum exhibits
Place
New York (N.Y.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Art Changes Things: Interview with Georgette Seabrooke Powell, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-007, Item ACMA AV000846
Local Numbers
ACMA AV000847 ACMA AV000848 ACMA AV002168 ACMA AV002645
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