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Oral history interview with Mary Cooke

Interviewee:
Cooke, Mary
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Birney Elementary School
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (00:51:44)
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:51:44). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ
Sound recording: 1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Oral history
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1975
Notes:
The Center for Anacostia Studies was the predecessor of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum research department.
Summary:
An interview of Mary Cooke and his wife conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Mary Cooke discusses growing up and going to school in Anacostia. Topics include the Birney School and popular recreational activities such as needlework and the choral society.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002914
AV002971
AV002861
See more items in:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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