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Oral history interview with Russell Paxton

Interviewee:
Paxton, Russell
Creator:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
YMCA of the USA
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (00:59:43)
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R (00:59:43). 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 Russell Paxton conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Russell Paxton talks about growing up in NW and his life after moving to Anacostia in 1948. He discusses family structure, socialization, recreational centers like the YMCA, churches, and civic associations.
Cite as:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AV002931
AV003002
AV002879
See more items in:
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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