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Oral history interview with Almore Dale

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
An interview of Almore Dale conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Almore Dale discusses growing up in Anacostia and attending the Birney School and Howard University. He talks about the typical family structure and church going, naming Our Lady of Perpetual Help as the most popular church in the neighborhood when he was growing up, and describes the Anacostia Bank (now the Anacostia National Bank).
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:46:03). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
1 Sound recording ((2 sound cassettes))
1 Sound recording ((1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV.)))
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Collection Citation
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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