Title created by ACMA staff based on content of recording.
The collection, Closing of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, contains video interviews with community members at the closing of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. in 1975.
Celebration of mass for the last time in the original church dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Anacostia.
Religious service. Part of Closing of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. AV000820: mass until 003618 (followed by Closing of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Interviews). Undated.
Closing of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mass, Record Group 09-027, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
African American neighborhoods
African American churches
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