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Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape provides a brief overview of the exhibition, The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties, which presents the evolution and achievements of black creative expression beginning in Harlem and spreading across the United States during th 1920s. Literary, visual, performance, and cinematic achievements are highlighted. Including Marcus Garvey, James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, A. Philip Randolph, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Alain Locke, Paul Robeson, Fletcher Henderson, Bessie Smith, and Duke Ellington. Exhibit Tape also provides historical context of Harlem and the Renaissance, and highlights educational offerings provided by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, including artifacts, film footage, and programs.
Short exhibition film. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003431: outtakes. AV003439: narration. AV003430: narration outtakes. AV003325 and AV003431: undated. AV003439 and AV003430: dated 19861110.
Date
circa 1985
Extent
1 Video recording (open reel, 1 inch)
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Documentary films
Narration
Occupation
Artists
Topic
African Americans
African American women
Harlem Renaissance
African American authors
African American women authors
Authors
African American artists
Sculpture
Painting
African Americans in the performing arts
Musical theater
African American musicians
Musicians
Jazz
Museum exhibits
Place
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape, Exhibition Records AV03-024, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-024, Item ACMA AV003325
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003431 ACMA AV003439 ACMA AV003430
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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