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Oral history interview with Ophelia Egypt

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
An interview of Ophelia Egypt conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Ophelia Egypt discusses growing up in Anacostia. Topics include her schooling, choirs and Negro spirituals as a favorite pasttime of the community, and the parenting style that was prevalent in the area and how that has changed over the years.
1 Sound recording ((2 sound cassettes))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:31:31). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
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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