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Lorton Correctional Complex: Inner Voices Performance

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
The Inner Voices group from the Lorton Correctional Complex use music, dancing, and dramatic skits to present the drug scene based on the experiences of the men in the group. Performance is followed by a question and answer session where the inmates talk about their experiences using drugs.
Dramatic and music performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Transcribed from AV004343: Lorton "Inner Voices" Pertormance at Drug Exhibit on the mall. Undated.
Date
circa 1970s
Extent
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Drama
Music
Dance
Topic
African Americans
Prisoners
African American prisoners
Drugs
Methadone maintenance
Heroin
Music
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Lorton (Va.)
Citation
Lorton Correctional Complex: Inner Voices Performance, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-053, Item ACMA AV004343
Local Numbers
ACMA AV000826
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