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Overview The film “7th &T” documents the culture and life of the neighborhood that surrounded the Howard Theatre as well as showcasing the importance of the Howard Theatre within Washington D.C.’s Black community. The film includes interviews with community members who reminisce about their experiences going to shows at the theater. Scholars are interviewed to discuss the broader history of the theater as space within “Black American culture.” The film also includes many performances from Washington...
Dates: Circa 1984-1987
Overview George Steiner was a violinist, conductor, administrator, teacher, and founder of the George Washington University’s music department. The collection dates from 1955 to 1994, with the bulk of the material dating between 1960 and 1985. It includes programs, program notes, clippings, lecture and teaching files, correspondence, music manuscript, minutes, surveys, press releases, and television scripts. Subjects include the George Washington University Music Department, the Alexandria Symphony...
Dates: 1955-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1985
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, promotional materials, clippings, interviews, photographs, slides, audio cassette tapes, electronic records, and other materials. The material dates from 1978-2008, and was collected by Kip Lornell and Charles Stephenson in the course of their research on go-go music. The materials document the evolution of go-go and the cultural and political role of go-go in Washington, D.C. Go-go originated in Washington, D.C. in the 1970s. It is a subgenre of funk, and is...
Abstract This collection consists of approximately 1,300 CDs representing the work of musicians local to the Washington Area, including Maryland and Northern Virginia. Additionally, the collection holds financial records, marketing material, recordings, photographs, meeting minutes, fundraising records, production records, correspondence, articles, memos, meeting minutes, press releases, early organizational records, and other official papers that document the work of the Washington Area Music...
Dates: 1984-2016; Majority of material found within 1994 - 2001
- Subject: Musicians X
- Musicians 3
- Musicians -- Washington (D.C.) 3
- Music 2
- Music -- Washington (D.C.) 2
- Audiocassettes 1
- Black studies 1
- Color slides 1
- Conductors (Music) -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Documentary films 1
- Go-go (music) 1
- Music teachers -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Performances 1
- Photographs 1
- United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington 1
- Washington (D.C.) 1 ∧ less
- Alexandria Symphony Orchestra 1
- Friday Morning Music Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
- George Washington University. Dept. of Music 1
- George Washington University. Mount Vernon Campus 1
- Herman van Dam, Margaretha 1