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Oral history interview with Lue Blalock

Interviewee:
Blalock, Lue
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Johnson, Margaret E
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Physical description:
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (01:18:17). 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 Lue Blalock conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Lue Blalock her life in Anacostia, mostly after the death of her husband in 1940. Topics include her occupation as an operator and the difficulty of finding work as a colored person during the depression era, schools and transportation in the neighborhood, the NAACP, and community leaders such as Margaret Johnson.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002915
AV002916
AV002960
AV002870
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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