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Oral history interview with Harold Ricker

Interviewee:
Ricker, Harold
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Birney Elementary School
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (00:27:25)
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:27:25). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ
Sound recording: 1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Oral history
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1975
Notes:
The Center for Anacostia Studies was the predecessor of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum research department.
Summary:
An interview of Harold Ricker conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Harold Ricker recalls life in Anacostia as he was growing up, from public schools like Ketchum and Birney schools to community organizations like churches and Anacostia Lodge. Ricker also talks about the racial makeup of the neighborhood and the occupations held by its residents, which were mostly government or working class jobs.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002937
AV003007
AV002844
See more items in:
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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