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Demolished Frederick Douglass Dwellings homes

Creator:
Bazemore, Henry , 1937
Physical description:
1 photographic print 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Culture:
African American
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
2000
Circa 2000
Summary:
Built as temporary housing for World War II workers, the Frederick Douglass Dwellings were located near land previously owned by Tobias Henson, a former slave. Deemed uninhabitable in 1998, the Frederick Douglass Dwellings were demolished in 2000 to make way for a new mixed-income community.
Topic:
Public housing
Demolition
Local number:
ACMA PH2009.7008.43
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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