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Stanton Elementary School: Black History Week

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
In a dramatic performance, Stanton Elementary School students profile Crispus Attucks, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, James Beckwourth, York (scout for Lewis and Clark Expedition), Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., Colonel Charles Young, Marian Anderson, Billie Holiday, Leontyne Price, Sidney Poitier, Katherine Dunham, Jan Matzeliger, Daniel Hale Williams, Charles Drew, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Charles White, Thurgood Marshall, Malcolm X, Ralph Bunche, Mary Jane McLeod, Booker T. Washington, Jesse Owens, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis, Tim Brown, Leon Sullivan, Henry Thacker Burleigh, Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Johnson, and Martin Luther King. Includes recitation of poems by Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar; and dance performances between narrative segments.
Performance - dance and skits. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19730418
Date
1973
Extent
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Drama
Topic
African Americans
Schools
Students
Blacks -- History
Dance
Poetry
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Stanton Elementary School: Black History Week, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003272
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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