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 William Dyson and his wife conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
William Dyson and his wife recall their lives in Anacostia, where Mr. Dyson lived beginning in 1915 and where they lived as a couple beginning in 1931. They discuss the ethnic and racial makeup of the area, churches and family life, and police relations within the community.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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