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Anacostia Community Museum
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2007
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
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ACMA.03-052
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Sgt. Buddy Smallwood talked about his experiences working and living in Anacostia and southeast Washington, D.C., and the changes he witnessed as a young officer in the 1960s through to the 1990s. Specifically, he talked about the 1968 riots, May Day in 1970, and the rise in the homicide rate during late 1980s to the early 1990s as a result of the ...

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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2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Theresa Howe Jones spoke about growing up and living in southeast Washington, D.C; her educational experience; and her involvement with community organizations in Anacostia. She talked about how the neighborhoods of Anacostia and Barry Farms changed; how politics in Ward 8 changed; and the research project 'Who Owns Your Neighborhood?' which she or...

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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2008
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2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Sound recording (DAT)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

'Waterways and Green Spaces: Earth Day, East of the River' focused on measures taken to address threats to the natural environment of Washington D.C.'s east of the river community. The discussion included 'The Life of the Anacostia River' by Jim Connelly from the Anacostia Watershed Society, and 'Preserving Fort Circle Parks' by Steven Syphax from ...

Presentations and panel discussion. Sound only. Related to exhibition 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20080422.

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

Dorothea Ferrell talked about when she first moved to Barry Farms; organizing educational programs for the residents of Barry Farms; when and how Barry Farms changed in the mid-1980s; keeping residents informed about changes in the community, including the 'new community' in place of Barry Farms; and her future vision for Barry Farms. Linda Miller ...

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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2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Rosalind Wheeler Styles and Francis Powell Wheeler spoke in detail, and with anecdotes, about their family history and family gatherings; Anacostia history; and recreational opportunities for children and families, and the businesses in Anacostia. They talked about the ethnic and racial makeup of Anacostia; how buildings, development, and police an...

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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2009
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2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
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ACMA.03-052
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Panel discussion. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Dated 20090609.

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

Arrington Dixon spoke of his personal experiences of growing up and living in Anacostia; his involvement and interactions with the community; what the Anacostia community meant to him; and his future vision for the community.

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

Sharon Baskerville, the Executive Director of DC Primary Care Coalition, talked about historical issues related to access to health care for East of the River communities; the current state of health care; and what citizens should be concerned about and what they can do to promote the health care needed for themselves and their families.

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)
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ACMA.03-052
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Absalom F. Jordan, Jr. talked about growing up in northwest Washington, D.C.; his experience in the Air Force; when and how he came to activism, specifically justice and racism; his involvement with the Black United Fund; gentrification in Washington, D.C.; community organizing; and his life and work in southeast Washington, D.C.

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

Dorn McGrath talked about development and evolution of transportation in Anacostia; his work in Uniontown and with the Anacostia Coordinating Council, particularly business and economic development; his experience working with John Kinard on community development initiatives; neighborhood initiatives led by residents of Anacostia; and his future vi...

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