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Kwanzaa Sound Tape

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Leader and youth sing Kwanzaa songs. Leader teaches vowels and words in Swahili. Youth learn Swahili words used during the Kwanzaa celebration.
Music. Part of Kwanzaa Programs 1976-1989: ACM Education Department Audiovisual Records. Transcribed from AV002689: U. - D.C. Van Ness; Mr. Fletcher Smith. Dated: 19781011.
Date
1978
Extent
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Music
Topic
African Americans
Kwanzaa
Music
Swahili language
Youth
African culture
Place
Africa
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Kwanzaa Sound Tape, Record Group AV09-007.3, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV002689
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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