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 Charles Qualls conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Charles Qualls discusses his memories of Anacostia on subjects such as geographical boundaries, the ethnic and racial makeup of the community, and lower-income housing like Barry Farms. He recalls his efforts to restore the Frederick Douglass Home while he was chairman of the Coordinating Committee of Anacostia Vicinity.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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