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Oral history interview with Arnett Lindsay

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
An interview of Arnett Lindsay conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Arnett Lindsay discusses his time in Anacostia beginning in the late 1910s. Topics include the changing boundaries of Southeast DC and Anacostia, his opinions on terms used to describe specific races and ethnicities, recreational activities in the area, and his studies at Howard University, New York University, and American University.
1 Sound recording (1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV.)
1 Sound recording ((1 sound cassette (00:57:07)))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:57:07). 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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