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 Scott Norris and his wife conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Norris Scott recalls growing up in Anacostia, where he was born in 1888. He discusses the different occupations of white and black residents, the types of homes people had, community organizations, and issues with sanitation in the area.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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