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Student Oratorical Contest on Frederick Douglass and Award Presentation

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Through their speeches for Black History Week in 1975, African American students from schools across Washington, D.C. interpret what they think Frederick Douglass said in his speeches. Oratorical contest and award presentation took place at the Ft. Dupont Activity Center in southeast Washington, D.C.
Speeches. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV000796: 19750214. AV000815 and AV003578: undated. AV000836: tape 1, dated 19750214. AV003578: award presentation until 001725 (followed by African Welcoming of Nana Oparebea to the United States).
Date
1975
Extent
4 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Speeches
Topic
African Americans
African American students
Students
Blacks -- History
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Student Oratorical Contest on Frederick Douglass and Award Presentation, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV000796
Local Numbers
ACMA AV000815 ACMA AV003578 ACMA AV000836
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