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D.C. History Conference: Presentation by Louise D. Hutchinson on History of Anacostia

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Conferences
Place:
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1977
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Summary:
Louise Hutchinson presents the history and growth of Anacostia from 1865-1900. Some of the topics Hutchinson discusses include Dorothea Dix, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Uniontown, Barry Farms, unemployment, Freedman's Bureau, Lincoln's reconstruction program, development of the business community in Anacostia (including J.T. Campbell and Bruce Underdue), home ownership, description of housing, lawyer Charles Sumner, community churches, Frederick Douglass, Sewing Council lead by Mary Watson Webster, and Solomon G. Brown. Presentation includes slideshow. Presentation part of D.C. History Conference on neighborhood studies.
Presentation. Part of Conference Recordings. Transcription on physical asset: Martin L. King Library. Dated 19770121.
Cite as:
D.C. History Conference: Presentation by Louise D. Hutchinson on History of Anacostia, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Communities
African American neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Local number:
ACMA AV003050
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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