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Overview This collection contains oral histories (recordings and transcripts) with local poets E. Ethelbert Miller, Kim Roberts, and Sarah Browning. Daniel Schwarz conducted these interviews as part of a course assignment while he was a student at American University.
Dates: 2012 October - November
Overview This collection contains correspondence, flyers,publications and other material relating the Poets against the War organization.
Abstract Included are correspondence, fliers, posters, journals, photographs, interviews, and articles related to the artistic life of poet E. Ethelbert Miller dating from 1936-2021 with the bulk from 1962-2018. The collection also contains poet files with correspondence, fliers, programs, posters, photographs, interviews, and articles relating to specific poets within the Washington, D.C. area. A small portion of the collection relates to the work of D.C. Poet Laureate Dolores Kendrick.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1962-2018; 1936-2021
Abstract Collection contains audio cassettes, CD-ROMs, literary journals, anthologies, plays, video cassettes, and magnetic audiotape reels. These electronic audio and video recordings produced between 1976 and 2000s. The audio recordings are of famous primarily local poets that Grace Cavalieri interviewed on her radio program The Poet and the Poem and an earlier radio show titled Poetry from the City. These shows date from the middle 1970s through the present.
Abstract This collection contains programs, correspondence, articles and other miscellanies amassed by D.C. poet Kim Roberts pertaining to over 250 Washington D.C. poets.
Dates: 1898-2015; undated. ; Majority of material found within 1995-2015
Overview The Black Box, the cassette-tape poetry magazine, undertook an ambitious documentary project in 1975 to record all the working poets in the Washington area. The editors estimated that this amounted to between two and three hundred poets. A representative spectrum was chosen for a special D.C. issue of Black Box and to air on several radio programs. The staff of the D.C. project included writers, editors, teachers of poetry and communtiy activists. The collection contains audiotapes,...
Dates: 1973-1986; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1985
- Names: Miller, E. Ethelbert X
- Poetry 3
- Washington (D.C.) 3
- Audiocassettes 2
- Photographs 2
- Audiotapes 1
- Color slides 1
- DVDs 1
- Digital audio tapes 1
- Oral history 1
- Oral history -- Washington(D.C.) 1
- Performance poetry 1
- Plays (document genre) 1
- Poetry -- 21st century 1
- Poetry -- African American poets 1
- Poetry -- Workshops 1
- Poets, American 1
- Protest movements 1
- Videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- Cavalieri, Grace 3
- Browning, Sarah 2
- Roberts, Kim, 1961- 2
- Walker, Alice 2
- Alvarez, Julia 1