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.
Conducted as part of the Anacostia Oral History Project, which includes approximately 50 interviews of long-time residents of the Anacostia area of Washington, DC.
An interview of Mary Kidd conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Mary Kidd discusses life in Anacostia after she moved to the neighborhood in 1962.She talks about education, occupations, a poverty program she worked on with the Southeast Housing Order, and gives her opinions on community leaders such as Jim Coates, Stan Anderson, and Theresa Jones.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) ACMarchives@si.edu Consult archivist by appointment