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 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.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution