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 Carolyn Taylor Crocker conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Carolyn Taylor Crocker recalls growing up in Anacostia beginning around 1904-5 until her marriage in 1924. Topics include her ancestry and schooling at the Birney School, her work at Western Union, and the difficulty her father had getting work as a laborer with no union. Crocker also talks about the Urban League and her friends' work with the League regarding segregation and discrimination.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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