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Community Documentation: George Washington University Students Metro Project

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
George Washington University
Physical description:
.5 linear feet
2 open reel 1/2" video recordings
5 VHS 1/2" video recordings
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Collection descriptions
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1970
Circa 1970
Notes:
The two original 1/2" open reel recordings were transferred to VHS in 1990.
Summary:
This collection contains video recordings of presentations given by George Washington University graduate students on the Metro alignment in Southeast Washington. The students' project involved planning for the opening of the Branch Avenue Metro (then scheduled to open in 1978) by working with the community to make adjustments to the existing transit plan, including implementing bus routes that would feed into the metro system and planning for economic development around the Metro.
Cite as:
Community Documentation: George Washington University Students Metro Project, Record Group 09-025, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Transportation
Community
Local number:
ACMA 09-025
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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