Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Created for Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Conference location: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Washington, D.C.)
John Tetrault, an urban regional planning George Washington University graduate student, explains using oral history in his study of Barry Farms and working with the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Tetrault discusses the research techniques - oral history interviews and primary source material - he used to document the development of black commercial enterprise in Barry Farms, and to gather artifacts and photographs for the exhibit, Anacostia Story, as well as for historical documentation of Barry Farms. He also explains some of the outcomes of the research. The Second Annual Washington History Conference was held at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Washington, D.C.).
Conference. Part of Conference Recordings. Dated 19750111.
Second Annual Washington History Conference, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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