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Stanley J. Anderson, former city councilman of Washington, D.C., presented with awards for his achievements and service to the community and the city at large. Anderson recognized with speeches by and awards from representatives of community organizations, including the City Council, Housing Urban Development, Board of Education, Smithsonian Institution, Metropolitan Police Department, D.C. Department of Recreation, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Anacostia Economic Development Corporation, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Southeast Neighborhood House, Fort Stanton Civic Association, Frederick Douglass United Community Center, Anacostia Satellite Athletic Club Inc., the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World, J. Finley Wilson Memorial Elks Lodge 1371, Far Southwest Civic Association, Welfare Rights, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Washington Highlands Civic Association, Ballou High School, Area D Citizen Board of Anacostia area and St. Elizabeth's, and Neighborhood Development Center 3 also present Stanley J. Anderson. Stanley J. Anderson speaks of growing up in Anacostia, the soul of Anacostia, and his work representing Anacostia on the city council. Alton Jones, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, introduces representatives of community organizations. Lillian Smallwood provides biographical sketch of Stanley J.Anderson, also known as Stan the Man.
Award presentations; speeches. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003258: dated 19731125. AV000830: undated.
Presentation of Awards to Stanley J. Anderson, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) ACMarchives@si.edu Consult archivist by appointment