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Oral history interview with Jennifer Keane Daws

Creator:
Daws, Jennifer Keane 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
Culture:
African American
Jamaican Americans
Type:
Sound recordings
Oral history
Interviews
Place:
Kingston (Jamaica)
Date:
1975
Summary:
Jennifer Keane Daws is interviewed about her life growing up in Kingston, Jamaica and her experiences after moving to the United States as an adult. She discusses growing up in a strict home and attending school in Jamaica, her marital problems, balancing work and being a single mother, and her desire to return home to Jamaica. An abbreviated transcript of the interview is available for reference in the archives.
An interview of Jennifer Keane Daws, conducted 1993 March 6 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
Marriage
Local number:
AV000756
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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