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Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Dale, Jr. talk about Dale-Patterson family histories and the history of Anacostia, including the early settlement of Anacostia by the Dale family, the Patterson family, and other families. Also, John Dale talks about the schools he attended in Anacostia, his affiliation with Campbell A.M.E. Church and Hillsdale Civic Association, the jobs he held, and history of Barry Farms. Their daughter, Dianne Dale, reads early history of Dale-Patterson family. Two other Anacostian residents - one of them is Norman - reminiscence about growing up in Anacostia. On the April 5, 1973 recording, John Dale provides more detailed information on organizations, businesses, buildings, and burial ground of blacks in Anacostia.
Interviews. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV000794: part 1. AV003211: part 2. AV003202: part 3. AV000794, AV003211, and AV003202: dated 19730223. AV000811: dated 19730405.
Interview: Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Dale, Jr., Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution