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Oral history interview with Almore Dale

Interviewee:
Dale, Almore
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Birney Elementary School
Howard University
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Anacostia National Bank
Physical description:
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:46:03). 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 Almore Dale conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Almore Dale discusses growing up in Anacostia and attending the Birney School and Howard University. He talks about the typical family structure and church going, naming Our Lady of Perpetual Help as the most popular church in the neighborhood when he was growing up, and describes the Anacostia Bank (now the Anacostia National Bank).
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002895
AV002896
AV002975
AV002867
See more items in:
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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