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Oral history interview with Alton Jones

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
Alton Jones talks about the Anacostia neighborhood during his 20 years of residence. Topics include the ethnic makeup of the area, relaxation activities such as fishing, landmarks like the Frederick Douglass Home, and civic organizations such as the Anacostia Navy Yard Committee, and his time at Howard University.
1 Sound recording ((1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV. )))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:32:04). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Collection Citation
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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