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Oral history interview with Robert Bazile

Creator:
Bazile, Robert interviewee
Black Mosaic: community, race, and ethnicity among Black immigrants in Washington, D.C
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R
Culture:
African American
Haitian Americans
Type:
Sound recordings
Oral history
Interviews
Place:
Haiti
Date:
1975
Summary:
Robert Bazile is interviewed about his life in the United States after political pressure forced him to leave Haiti in 1961. Bazile, a trained statistician, discusses what it was like for both skilled and unskilled workers to get jobs after immigrating. Other topics of discussion include discrimination and his experience during the time he spent in the U.S. as a student in 1948 and 1950. A tape log with the interviewer's notes of the interview is available for reference in the archives.
An interview of Robert Bazile, conducted for the Black Mosaic exhibition. Black Mosaic was an exhibition exploring the immigration of people of African descent from Central and South America and the Caribbean to the Washington Metropolitan Area. The show was organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there from August 21, 1994 through August 7, 1995.
Cite as:
Black Mosaic Research Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Immigrants
Museum exhibits
Discrimination
Local number:
AV002414
AV002415
AV000757
AV000870
AV000877
AV000884
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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