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Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard

Object Details

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Scope and Contents
Narrator John Kinard introduces three writers and the reading of excerpts from their writings about the kingdoms of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei. Focus on kings who governed ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei; their relationship with their people; and ceremonies and customs.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003293, AV003379, and AV003359: same content. AV003293: dated 19790102. AV003379 and AV003359: undated.
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Archival materials
Sound recordings
African Americans
Blacks -- History
Blacks -- Study and teaching
Kings and rulers, Ancient
Manners and customs
Museum exhibits
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003293
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003379 ACMA AV003359
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