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Oral history interview with Norman Dale

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
An interview of Norman Dale conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Norman Dale discusses growing up in Anacostia. He describes how the area was set up for freed people who moved in after the Civil War and recalls the types of homes, jobs, pay rates, and education residents had.
1 Sound recording ((1 sound cassette (00:46:47)))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:46:47). 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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