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Lorenzo Calendar: Storytelling about Afro-American Invention and Innovation

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Museum
Scope and Contents
To a group of children, Lorenzo Calender, professional storyteller and Griot, spoke of the African origin of the language of Swahili, agriculture, navigation, monotheism, and algebra. He led the children through a portion of the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930,' and told stories.
Event. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.
Date
circa 1990
Extent
1 Video recording (VHS)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Topic
African Americans
Inventors
Inventions
Technology
Technological innovations
Storytelling
Museums and community
Children
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Lorenzo Calendar: Storytelling about Afro-American Invention and Innovation, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-026, Item ACMA AV002100_B
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