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Oral history interview with Maria and Antonio Luis Sebastian

Creator:
Antonio, Sebastian Luis interviewee
Black Mosaic: community, race, and ethnicity among Black immigrants in Washington, D.C
Additional interviewee:
Antonio, Maria
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Sound recording: 1 sound disk CD-R
Culture:
African American
Brazilian Americans
Type:
Sound recordings
Oral history
Interviews
Place:
Brazil
Date:
1975
Notes:
The Center for Anacostia Studies was the predecessor of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum research department.
Summary:
Maria and Antonio Luis Sebastian are interviewed about life in Brazil and adjusting to life in Washington, D.C. Topics include Brazilian music and samba, why they believe America is a better place to raise their children, and the ununited Brazilian community in D.C. An abbreviated transcript of the interview is available for reference in the archives.
An interview of Maria and Antonio Luis Sebastian, 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, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Immigrants
Museum exhibits
Samba (Dance)
Local number:
AV002418
AV000901
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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