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Oral history interview with James E. Coates

Interviewee:
Coates, James E
Interviewer:
Coates, Donna
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassettes (1:30:00)
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:46:58). 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.
Conducted as part of the Anacostia Oral History Project, which includes approximately 50 interviews of long-time residents of the Anacostia area of Washington, DC.
Summary:
An interview of James E. Coates conducted 1975 June 25, by Donna Coates, for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
James E. Coates is interviewed primarily about his civic activities, educational background, and career, with some information on childhood as he was born and raised in Foggy Bottom. He discusses attending church school and the Baptist Training Union as well as his participation in community organizations such as the Garfield Douglass Civic Association, the Fort Stanton Civic Association, and the Bernie Elementary school PTA.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) ACMarchives@si.edu Consult archivist by appointment
Local number:
AV002888
AV002974
AV002869
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_355415

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