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Oral history interview with William Dyson

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
An interview of William Dyson and his wife conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; William Dyson and his wife recall their lives in Anacostia, where Mr. Dyson lived beginning in 1915 and where they lived as a couple beginning in 1931. They discuss the ethnic and racial makeup of the area, churches and family life, and police relations within the community.
1 Sound recording ((1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV.)))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:53:09) digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound cassette (00:53:09)))
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Collection Citation
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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