Sound recording: 1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
The Center for Anacostia Studies was the predecessor of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum research department.
An interview of Martha Ellis conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Martha Ellis discusses her early days growing up in Anacostia. Topics include recreational activities such as church, pageants, and choirs, the ethnic makeup of Anacostia, crime rates, and the difficulty of finding good paying jobs.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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