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Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
This collection contains video and audio recordings of events, talks, and ceremonies hosted at or by the Anacostia Community Museum. It also contains audiovisual PR materials for the museum and its events. The collection includes recordings of a wide array of events, including the opening of the Anacostia Community Museum, award and dedication ceremonies, and documentation of on- and off-site events and talks, such as recordings of lectures and sermons delivered by founding Museum Director John Kinard.
Date
1967-1989
Extent
12 Linear feet
392 Sound recordings (50 open reel 1/4" sound recordings ; 5 microcassette sound recordings ; 337 audio cassette sound recordings)
266 Video recordings (1 Super 8 film reel ; 152 open reel 1/2" video recordings ; 3 U-matic 3/4" video recordings ; 110 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Citation
Anacostia Community Museum Programs and Projects, 1967-1989, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Museum records
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Culture
African American
Identifier
ACMA.09-023
General
Many of the video recordings originally recorded onto 1/2" open reel were transferred to VHS in 1990.
Finding aid
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