Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Conversation about history of Anacostia, including the origin of the community of Hillsdale (Barry Farms) and the Freedman's Bureau. Mr. and Mrs. Dale also talk about his children and his family, his work, and other families who lived in Anacostia. Mr. Dale talks about Almore Dale's business and another one of his sons, Norman, the relationship between the community and the government, his thoughts on raising children, and race relations in Anacostia beginning with the ex-negro slaves and white people living in separate areas of Southeast Washington, D.C. John Kinard is also one of the participants in the conversation.
Conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Dale, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
African American families
African American neighborhoods
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