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Janice Moore, descendant of land owner Tobias Henson

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Anacostia Community Museum
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2015-08-25T15:39:56.000Z
Video Title:
Janice Moore, descendant of land owner Tobias Henson
Description:
Ms. Moore is a descendant of Tobias Henson, a man of tremendous talent and entrepreneurial skill. He was able to buy his freedom, the freedom of his family and a tract of land known “The Ridge” located in southeast Washington, D.C. His family thrived on the land for generations. Listen to Ms. Moore‘s riveting narrative on how she became interested in searching the history of Tobias Henson and in doing so unraveled the history of her family.
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Video Duration:
4 min 4 sec
Topic:
African Americans
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