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Oral history interview with Ophelia Egypt

Creator:
Sawaya, George E. 1888-1959
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:31:31). 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 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.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002910
AV002911
AV003000
AV002872
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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