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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum: 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
On September 13, 1970, Stanley J. Anderson, Marion Hope, Alton Jones, and Almore Dale presented with Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) Founders' Awards. John Kinard announces night before Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie. After the presentation of his Distinguished Service Award, jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal performs with accompanists (Ahmad Jamal Trio). The trio also performs with The Colombians. The Young People's Choir of the Bethlehem Baptist Church (Anacostia) perform spirituals. A another group performs Evolution of the Black Man in Jazz which shows the changes the black man went through in music from before he came to America up until today. Other musicians perform spirituals, gospel and jazz music. Shirley Horn also performs. John Kinard speaks in celebration of the 3rd anniversay of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. He thanks the community, ANM's staff, and day's master of ceremonies, Tony Taylor. Kinard's short speech is followed by additional musical performances.
Award presentations and music. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003529-1: celebration begins at 002945. AV003530-1: celebration begins at 001926. AV003529-1 and AV003530-1: content overlaps [also on recordings: Musical Performance: Public School 186 from Harlem]. AV003529-2, AV003530-1, AV003530-2, and AV003438: content overlaps. Undated.
Date
circa 1970
Extent
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Music
Awards
Topic
African Americans
Community museums
Museums and community
Awards
Spirituals (Songs)
Choral music
Jazz
Gospel music
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum: 3rd Anniversary Celebration, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003438
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003529-1 ACMA AV003529-2 ACMA AV003530-1 ACMA AV003530-2
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