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The Anacostia Story Programmer

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
An overview of the history of southeast Washington, D.C. from the Nacotchtank Indians to the establishment of small businesses, churches, and public housing at Barry Farms. Aspects included Captain John Smith and first European settlers, slavery, tobacco plantations, establishment of Washington D.C. as the capital, James Barry, establishment of Uniontown, emancipation of slaves, establishment of Freedmen's Bureau, settlement of Barry Farms, Solomon G. Brown, community churches, small businesses and commercial enterprises, schools and public education, Frederick Douglass, opening of a bank in Anacostia, expansion of transportation and Suitland Parkway, and public housing.
Narration. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Anacostia Story.' Undated.
Date
circa 1977
Extent
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Topic
African Americans
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Slavery
African American churches
Schools
African American business enterprises
Small business
African American churches
Community development, Urban
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Barry Farms (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
The Anacostia Story Programmer, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-039, Item ACMA AV001391_A
Local Numbers
ACMA AV001391_B
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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