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Broadcast Programs

Object Details

Scope and Contents
This collection includes news programs, television shows, and music recorded from local and national radio and television broadcasts as well as prerecorded programs, such as The Negro Texans and Alex Haley Lecture for the Doubleday Lecture Series. Anacostia Community Museum does not hold the copyright of the broadcast programs and prerecorded programs in this collection. Content includes news coverage of Anacostia and Washington, DC events; announcements about and coverage of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum events; broadcasts of Martin Luther King, Jr's speeches; interviews with civil right leaders; and short documentaries.
circa 1970s
14 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
15 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Broadcast Programs, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Community museums
Civil rights leaders
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Finding aid
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