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Map of Anacostia neighborhoods

Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Anacostia Coordinating Council  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
Collection Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
Undated
Scope and Contents:
This image shows a hand drawn map of Anacostia neighborhood boundaries, it references the following areas Uniontown, Greens Subdivision, E.F.P. Pitts, Mary W. Bryan, Griswald Subdivision, Catherine Talbert, Talbert's Estate, Talbert's Subdivision, Duvall's, the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Maps  Search this
City planning  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dorn C. McGrath, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-059, Item ACMA McGrath_080
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa74399e129-d251-47b4-93ab-fd1fcc10610f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-059-ref602

Southeast Neighborhood House

Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Anacostia Coordinating Council  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
Collection Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
This image shows the front porch of Southeast Neighborhood House, created in 1975 the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Housing  Search this
City planning  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dorn C. McGrath, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-059, Item ACMA McGrath_100
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa71f1a8d0b-dad5-4e54-9da7-7e570fc5eb47
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-059-ref647

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Anacostia Coordinating Council  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
Undated
Scope and Contents:
This image shows the facade of the Anacostia Community Museum when it was located on Martin Luther King Junior Avenue, the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
City planning  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dorn C. McGrath, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-059, Item ACMA McGrath_111
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa74ea3232f-9fd6-4cfb-8c83-98d72b1f515b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-059-ref656

Southeast Neighborhood House, Maple View and Mount View Place

Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Anacostia Coordinating Council  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
Collection Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
This image shows the exterior of the Southeast Neighborhood House, located on Maple View and Mount View Place in 1972, the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Building  Search this
City planning  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dorn C. McGrath, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-059, Item ACMA McGrath_062
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Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material / Series 1: Slides
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa754e01569-5fce-469c-8d0c-df0c071eba0a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-059-ref625

Oral History Interview with Aubrey Thagard

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Saint Elizabeths Hospital (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Aubrey Thagard, Ward 8 Neighborhood Planning Coordinator with the Washington, D.C. Office of Planning, explained details of the comprehensive plan for the development of Washington, D.C., specifically Ward 8 neighborhoods; the process that went into creating the comprehensive development plan; and the plan's impact on Ward 8 neighborhoods. He talked about East of the River citizen activism; the history of housing and the current status of home ownership in Ward 8; and what is being done to increase home ownership in Ward 8. Thagard also explained his plans, goals, objectives, and future vision for Ward 8.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
City planning  Search this
Home ownership  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Aubrey Thagard, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005347
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa77a90151e-e95f-4f29-bc0f-6c5b14a3a8ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref559

Oral History Interview with Theresa Howe Jones

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Jones, Theresa  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Theresa Howe Jones spoke about growing up and living in southeast Washington, D.C; her educational experience; and her involvement with community organizations in Anacostia. She talked about how the neighborhoods of Anacostia and Barry Farms changed; how politics in Ward 8 changed; and the research project 'Who Owns Your Neighborhood?' which she organized. Jones spoke about her efforts with community organizing; and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum's and John Kinard's involvement with the community. She described the issues regarding housing, education, health care, and jobs in southeast Washington, D.C.; and her vision for the future.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV005195
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Housing  Search this
Community development  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Theresa Howe Jones, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005194
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7b90a4480-c94b-4eb5-aa97-f5230d41ad73
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref517

Oral History Interview with Tijwanna Phillips

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC 8B05) Tijwanna Phillips described her constituency and their concerns about the development in the community. She talked about the young men in the neighborhood and lack of employment opportunities; the education system and school buses; raising her children and life priorities; and what her community means to her.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Tijwanna Phillips, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005193
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa70b99ee46-b10b-49c0-9f0e-65099e9db124
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref528

Oral History Interview with Dorn McGrath

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Dorn McGrath talked about development and evolution of transportation in Anacostia; his work in Uniontown and with the Anacostia Coordinating Council, particularly business and economic development; his experience working with John Kinard on community development initiatives; neighborhood initiatives led by residents of Anacostia; and his future vision for southeast Washington, D.C.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Dorn McGrath, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005342
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7fbb4925e-1fdc-4af7-881d-0a0bf2d31e57
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref553

Oral History Interview with Absalom Jordan

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Absalom F. Jordan, Jr. talked about growing up in northwest Washington, D.C.; his experience in the Air Force; when and how he came to activism, specifically justice and racism; his involvement with the Black United Fund; gentrification in Washington, D.C.; community organizing; and his life and work in southeast Washington, D.C.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Interview with Absalom Jordan, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005341
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7ed22a436-e0ca-4b4b-a1e8-4b5a77d1e93b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref552

Oral History Interview with Roberta Harrod-Brooks

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Roberta Harrod-Brooks - a third generation Anacostian - talked about her family history and their life living in Anacostia; the history of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the church and the school; other Anacostian families and where they lived; Anacostian businesses, particularly those on Nichols Avenue, and where her family shopped; and the different neighborhoods in southeast Washington, D.C. and how people in the different neighborhoods interacted with each other. Specifically, Harrod-Brooks described the conditions in which her family lived on Howard Road and then Frederick Douglass Dwellings; she also talked about the other people who lived in Frederick Douglass Dwellings, and recreational options. Harrod-Brooks talked about the changes she observed in the community of Anacostia, particularly when people moved from southwest to southeast Washington, D.C. She explained the people changed, particularly their work ethic. Harrod-Brooks also described her hopes and dreams for the community of Anacostia.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Housing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Roberta Harrod-Brooks, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005187
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa79002390b-4e1b-4136-923e-abeaf3a84440
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref536

Oral History Interview with Charles Thomas

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Charles Thomas, a resident of Anacostia, talked about his family history, where his family lived in Anacostia, and the businesses owned by the family, which included a funeral home and apartment buildings. He also talked about other neighborhood families and businesses; Anacostian history; relationship between Bolling Air Force Base (the military) and the community; and future of Anacostia, particularly his future vision of Anacostia. Thomas and his family were longtime residents of Anacostia.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Charles Thomas, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005345
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa72c55a0a9-97f7-486c-923d-008fb37f80ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref556

Oral History Interview with Mary Earley

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Mary Earley - former resident of Anacostia - explained how her family came to be in southeast Washington, D.C., and shared her memories growing up in the Anacostia area during the 1940s and 1950s, including her education at Douglass Junior High School, Anacostia High School (1954), and DC Teachers College. She described her first and second days at Anacostia High School, and how students and teachers reacted to the desegregation of schools; she explained a lot of the incidents involving racism happened after school. Earley described the different neighborhoods, including Barry Farms, in southeast Washington, D.C. and their social standings or reputations; parties she attended and gatherings 'on the hill' (Our Lady of Perpetual Help); and the row houses and businesses in Anacostia. She shared anecdotes about her church, Emmanuel Baptist Church. She talked about her family, her work with the Department of Agriculture and the Postal Service, and the move to northeast Washington, D.C. Earley explained how Anacostia has changed, and shared her vision for the future of the Anacostia community, East of the River.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Schools  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Mary Earley, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005186
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7971a4892-2773-4d73-98bc-cef9a4a104a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref535

Oral History Interview with Catherine M. Keen

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Catherine M. Keen spoke about her family moving to, growing up, and living in Naylor Gardens in southeast Washington, D.C.; her memories attending St. Frances Xavier School, Notre Dame Academy, and George Washington University; how and when Naylor Gardens changed; why she stayed in southeast Washington, D.C.; her thoughts and concerns about the development in southeast; and her hopes and dreams for her community.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Catherine M. Keen, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005171
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7b29388b6-a0f8-460a-a642-2e358b163d4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref520

Oral History Interview with Commander Joel Maupin

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
7th District Commander Joel Maupin talked about his career, including his early years as a police officer and what he experienced in the mid-1980s in the neighborhood; changes he has witnessed in the community; police force initiatives teaching and working with youth in schools; and his future vision for Anacostia.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Commander Joel Maupin, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005180
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Oral History Interview with Albert 'Butch' Hopkins

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Economic Development Corporation  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Butch Hopkins of the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) explained the history of AEDC and how the organization was formed. He also talked about the development of business in southeast Washington, D.C.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Business enterprises  Search this
African American entrepreneurs  Search this
Small business  Search this
Community development  Search this
Economic development  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Albert 'Butch' Hopkins, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005127
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7fda22620-37d8-45eb-a86e-a7a8e6c9660e
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Oral History Interview with Kalem Umrani

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Congress Heights (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Kalem Umrani - community organizer and historian - talked about when and how he came to live in Congress Heights in 1991; why he moved to Washington, D.C.; difficulties trying to organize in Congress Heights and how he prevailed over those challenges; explained the history of Barry Farms, why the Barry Farms history intrigued him, and the significance/relevance of its history for everyone to learn; the importance of including the history of Barry Farms into the new Barry Farms (the redevelopment of Barry Farms); how protect child in inner cities as a single parent; issues/challenges surrounding public housing and the redevelopment of Barry Farms; community concerns about the Barry Farms redevelopment and other development East of the Anacostia River; and his vision for the Barry Farms community.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Activists  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Community development, Urban  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Kalem Umrani, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005183
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7b35bc477-bda3-432e-97ac-2da9c6d6b976
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ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref532

Oral History Interview with Eugene Harris

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Community organizer Eugene Harris talked about his involvement with Southeast Neighborhood House in the late 1960s; and his relationship with and the development of the Park Chester Apartments Coop. In addition to housing, he talked about the welfare inspectors; creating their own school system in Anacostia; other community organizers in southeast Washington, D.C.; community revitalization by people from outside of the community; and Marion Barry and Anthony Williams regarding the hiring and then firing of people with criminal records. Harris also explained his future vision for Anacostia.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV005175
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Housing  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Eugene Harris, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005174
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7fb75a54b-5138-4083-beff-77a2bfd0c680
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ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref523

Oral History Interview with Yvonne Moore

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Yvonne Moore talked about living in Marbury Plaza (an apartment building), and the people who lived there; her work as advisory neighborhood commissioner (ANC) East of the River and with other organizations/associations; community concerns, particularly speed bumps, traffic, and the proposed development in Skyland; the Skyland development - a 20 year issue with continual studies and plans, and no results; thoughts on proposed plan for Anacostia Park (Poplar Point Development); the stigma of southeast Washington, D.C., specifically East of the River communities; and her future vision for her community and East of the River communities, including the opening of the library and recreation for children. Moore lives in the Fairlawn community/neighborhood of Anacostia, and described the community activism in Fairlawn by the community as a whole.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Activists  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Community development, Urban  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Yvonne Moore, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005185
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa78540a1c9-6818-49e2-ac7d-4cfdbb4060f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref534

Oral History Interview with Pastor Franklin Senger

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Pastor Franklin Senger, of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter, spoke about the work of Southeast Neighbors (now known as Hillcrest Community Civic Association), which endeavored to promote a harmonious, integrated neighborhood; the creation of the Hillcrest Recreation Center; and working with the mayor and bishop in Washington, D.C. He also described the community when he arrived in southeast Washington, D.C. in 1959; the civic action of and change to the community; and his future vision for the Hillcrest community.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Pastor Franklin Senger, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005176
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa723a499c7-b7ae-4ac8-b860-e782eb41fb5a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref524

Oral History Interview with Arrington Dixon

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Arrington Dixon spoke of his personal experiences of growing up and living in Anacostia; his involvement and interactions with the community; what the Anacostia community meant to him; and his future vision for the community.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Arrington Dixon, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005169
See more items in:
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73f11c67a-91b6-4f97-9d2e-370362422a22
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref518

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