Oral history interview with Theresa Howe-Jones

Object Details

Interviewee
Howe-Jones, Theresa
Scope and Contents note
Theresa Howe Jones describes her involvement with the development of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (now Anacostia Community Museum), where she served on the Advisory Committee. She discusses how the Carver Theater came to be selected as the original site of the museum, how the neighborhood became involved, and how the exhibits and programming were developed. She also talks about the museum's relationship with the Smithsonian Institution, and how it evolved after the change in location to Fort Stanton Park. The interview was conducted on July 27, 1991. The audio quality is clear throughout the recording. Exhibition mentioned: The Rat: Man's Invited Affliction.
Date
1992 July 14
Extent
1 Sound cassette (original)
1 Sound cassette (copy)
Type
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Collection Citation
ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier
ACMA.09-034, Item AV001529, AV001676
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