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 Ophelia Egypt conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Ophelia Egypt discusses growing up in Anacostia. Topics include her schooling, choirs and Negro spirituals as a favorite pasttime of the community, and the parenting style that was prevalent in the area and how that has changed over the years.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
No online access due to privacy. Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu