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Lorton Reformatory: Beyond Time Audiovisual Records

Object Details

Anacostia Community Museum
Scope and Contents
An exhibition exploring artistic expression, poetry, and performance created by Lorton Reformatory inmates. The exhibit was held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from October 1970 to November 1970.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include video and sound recordings.
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Exhibition records
Arts in prisons
Museum exhibits
Lorton Reformatory: Beyond Time Audiovisual Records, Exhibition Records AV03-053, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
ACMA.03-053, Series ACMA AV03-053
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