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Anacostia Residents Discuss Housing Conditions

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1972
Circa 1972
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on content of recording.
The collection, Housing in Anacostia Video Project, contains original and master video materials created for the short documentary "On Housing," which was produced by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. It features video documentation of the highway, streets, and homes in the neighborhood, interviews with residents about the community and the state of rundown housing buildings, and part of a lecture on housing in African American communities.
Summary:
Anacostia residents discuss housing conditions, quality of repairs, and abandoned cars. One resident states he does his own repairs and helps to clean up housing in area. Barry Farms is mentioned several times throughout recording.
Discussion. Part of Housing in Anacostia Video Project. Undated.
Cite as:
Anacostia Residents Discuss Housing Conditions, Record Group 09-026, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Housing
Landlords
Landlord and tenant
Social history
Local number:
ACMA AV003547
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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