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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1997
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
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1 video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

John N. Robinson, Jr. and Rita Robinson talked about where they grew up in Washington, D.C.; the schools they attended; and the recreation in which they participated as children/youth. They discussed how they met. Rita talked about the role of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in the community; growing up poor using the outhouse and water pump in W...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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2007
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1 video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Kalem Umrani - community organizer and historian - talked about when and how he came to live in Congress Heights in 1991; why he moved to Washington, D.C.; difficulties trying to organize in Congress Heights and how he prevailed over those challenges; explained the history of Barry Farms, why the Barry Farms history intrigued him, and the significa...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
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2007
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1 video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Mary Earley - former resident of Anacostia - explained how her family came to be in southeast Washington, D.C., and shared her memories growing up in the Anacostia area during the 1940s and 1950s, including her education at Douglass Junior High School, Anacostia High School (1954), and DC Teachers College. She described her first and second days at...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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