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Sperryville Documentation Project

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
James D. Russell's Sperryville Documentation Project is an audiovisual collection documenting the Sperryville, VA community. It contains video interviews with Russell about his books and other work that he undertook to preserve the history of the community, his family, and particularly his great grandmother Sister Caroline Terry, who was born into slavery in Rappahannock County, VA. The collection is comprised of the original miniDV video recordings, DVCAM masters, VHS access copies, and digital photographs stored on CD-Rs, which were taken at the time of taping.
Date
2005-2007
bulk 2005-2005
Extent
8 Electronic discs (CD) (8 CD-Rs)
2 Boxes (2 boxes of index cards annotating the video recordings)
23 Video recordings (13 miniDV video recordings ; 5 DVCAM video recordings ; 5 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
1 Linear foot (3 boxes)
Citation
Sperryville Documentation Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic discs (cd)
Video recordings
Topic
Slavery
Community
Place
Sperryville, VA
Culture
African American
Identifier
ACMA.09-008
Finding aid
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