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Ella B. Howard Pearis Oral History Interview, 1986

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Interviewee:
Pearis, Ella B. Howard  Search this
Subject:
Pearis, Ella B. Howard  Search this
United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Anacostia Historical Society  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Interviewer:
Lovett, Sabine K  Search this
Physical description:
1 audiotape (Reference copy). 2 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies)
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Transcripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1986
Notes:
Ella B. Howard Pearis is a fourth generation resident of Anacostia in Washington, D.C. She comes from a family of community activists and has carried on that tradition through her work for organizations such as the Anacostia Historical Society, of which she is a founding member.
(1) Description in control file; (2) name index to transcript.
Organization:
(1) Audiotape, 1.5 hours; digital video files, 1.5 hours; (2) transcript, 22 pages
Summary:
This interview by University of Maryland history student Sabine K. Lovett covers Pearis' life in Anacostia, including her youth, education, work in day care and at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and her activities associated with the Anacostia Historical Society and the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009540
Restrictions & Rights:
(1) Restricted. The recording (not the transcript) of the Ella B. Howard Pearis interviews may not be used, cited, quoted, or reproduced without the permission of the interviewee, heirs, or assigns
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217708