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 Anita Blake and Irene Donnelly conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Anita Blake and Irene Donnelly discuss growing up in Anacostia. Topics include their ancestry, education at the Birney school, common occupations, and how the family survived on the low wages earned by their parents.
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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