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Street Interviews: Anacostia Credit Union

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Campbell, James
Beraroucci, Vilma
Subject:
Anacostia Credit Union (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff from title and interview location transcribed from physical asset.
The collection, Street Interviews, contains a series of interviews conducted with locals at various locations around Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia neighborhood between April 3 and July 27, 1972. The five areas of focus for the street interviews include housing, unemployment, education, crime, and drugs. Interviews were conducted by James Campbell with Vilma Beraroucci running the camera. Most of the interviews were transferred to VHS in August 1990.
Summary:
James Campbell interviews Mr. Samuels, the Manager and Director of the Anacostia Credit Union. Mr. Samuels talks about the recent robbery at the credit union and how the robbery hurts the people in the community, who are unable to cash their checks and obtain their food stamps. He explains the struggles small businesses are confronting in Anacostia and provides advice for preventing robberies.
Interviews. Part of Street Interviews. Dated 19720714.
Cite as:
Street Interviews: Anacostia Credit Union, Record Group 09-024, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
African American business enterprises
Business enterprises
Small business
Credit unions
Crime
Social history
Local number:
ACMA AV003219
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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