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Oral history interview with Alton Jones

Interviewee:
Jones, Alton
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Howard University
Frederick Douglass Home
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:32:04). 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 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.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002995
AV002842
See more items in:
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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