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Prologue to Evolution of a Community Part II

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Scope and Contents
Introductory narration for museum exhibit, Evolution of a Community, draws parallel between the greed and ignorance of Europeans enslaving and dehumanizing Africans beginning in 1442, and the racism and inequality of African Americans 500 years later. The museum exhibit examines the social ills - unemployment, feeble health care, starving bodies, poor housing, and deadly drugs - that daily plaque the community of Anacostia.
Narration. Part of Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records. Undated.
Date
circa 1972
Extent
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Topic
African Americans
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Community museums
Museums and community
Slavery
Racism
Race discrimination
Segregation
Unemployment
Housing
Starvation
Drugs
Medical care
Social history
Museum exhibits
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Citation
Prologue to Evolution of a Community Part II, Exhibition Records AV03-040, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-040, Item ACMA AV003284
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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