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Recording from the Anacostia 1891 Star Paper "Roadside Sketches" and Washingtonian Clippings

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
Side 1: Anacostia 1891 Star Paper "Roadside Sketches"; Side 2: History - Anacostia 1800-1939, Washingtonian Clippings. A recording for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Recording of a woman reading an article titled "Changes in recent years – The beginning of Anacostia – The Neighboring settlement of Hillsdale – Where Frederick Douglass Lives – Picturesque things from the Hills" from the Anacostia Star Paper from Saturday Dec. 5, 1891.
1 Sound recording ((1 sound cassette (00:53:17)))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:53:17). 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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