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Oral history interview with Charles Qualls

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
An interview of Charles Qualls conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Charles Qualls discusses his memories of Anacostia on subjects such as geographical boundaries, the ethnic and racial makeup of the community, and lower-income housing like Barry Farms. He recalls his efforts to restore the Frederick Douglass Home while he was chairman of the Coordinating Committee of Anacostia Vicinity.
1 Sound recording ((1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV.)))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:32:39). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound cassette))
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Collection Citation
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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