Banding Together: School Bands as Instruments of Opportunity Exhibition Records

Object Details

Scope and Contents
The records of the exhibition Banding Together measure 2 linear feet and date from 1925 to 2006 (bulk dates 1970 to 2006). The records include administrative records, research files, floor plans, exhibit texts, oral histories, transcripts, and project files. Administrative records include correspondence, meeting minutes, project outline, list of potential artifacts, concept statement, and contact lists. Research files contain articles, clippings, and photocopies pertaining to school bands in the District of Columbia, and high school music education in general, as well as articles on the following Washington, DC schools: Anacostia, Ballou, Cardozo, Dunbar, Eastern, and Howard D. Woodson. Oral history interviews contain compact discs, transcripts and indexes of interviews conducted with high school band directors. Exhibit files include floor plan layouts, photocopies of images and artifacts, brochures, object list, and scripts. Photograph files include original documentation of school band parades, portraits of band directors, school band uniforms and instruments, and photocopies of images borrowed for the exhibition.
1.5 Linear feet (2 box; digital files)
Records of Banding Together: School Bands as Instruments of Opportunity Exhibition were created by the Anacostia Community Museum.
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Banding Together: School Bands as Instruments of Opportunity exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Music -- Instruction and study
Museum exhibits
Washington (D.C.)
Banding Together cover
Finding aid
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