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Oral History Interview with Pastor Franklin Senger

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Community Museum
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
Date
2007
Extent
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Topic
African Americans
Communities
African American neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
East of the River: Interview with Pastor Franklin Senger, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005176
General
Title created by ACM staff based on project/exhibition name and interviewee's name.
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