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Oral history interview with Martha Ellis

Interviewee:
Ellis, Martha
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (00:57:53)
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:57:53). 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 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.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002939
AV002984
AV002852
See more items in:
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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