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Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records

Object Details

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents note
Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including narration sound recordings created for use within the exhibit and video and sound recordings of related talks and exhibit tours.
circa 1978-1980
1 Video recording (1 open reel 1/2" video recordings)
9 Sound recordings (5 audio cassette sound recordings ; 4 open reel 1/4" sound recordings)
0.2 Linear feet
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
African Americans
Museum exhibits
Slave trade -- Africa -- History
Slave trade -- America -- Exhibitions
Slave insurrections -- United States -- Exhibitions
Africa, West -- History -- Exhibitions
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
ACMA.03-031, Series ACMA AV03-031
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