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 Alton Jones conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Alton Jones talks about the Anacostia neighborhood during his 20 years of residence. Topics include the ethnic makeup of the area, relaxation activities such as fishing, landmarks like the Frederick Douglass Home, and civic organizations such as the Anacostia Navy Yard Committee, and his time at Howard University.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution