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 James Banks conducted 1975 September 22 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.Topics include the ethnic makeup and racial tension of the area, common occupations, policemen who worked the area, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.
James Banks discusses growing up in Anacostia from 1920-1953.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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