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 Carrie Young and his wife conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Carrie Young discusses her time in Anacostia since building her house there in 1940. Topics include housing projects such as the Frederick Douglass dwellings and the Stanton dwellings, family structure, recreational activities, and neighborhood landmarks like the Frederick Douglass Home.
James Johnson and his wife Marguerite discuss their childhoods in Anacostia during the 1930s and 40s.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution