Oral history interview with Louise T. Jackson

Object Details

Interviewer
Miller, Erin
Interviewee
Jackson, Louise T.
Scope and Contents note
Louise T. Jackson, a resident of the Anacostia neighborhood, recalls the inception of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (now Anacostia Community Museum), the early exhibits, and the impact it had on the neighborhood. As a museum docent, she worked closely with the museum's leadership over time. She describes the many groups and activities she became involved with, the influence the museum had on her children, and how the museum has changed over time. The interview was conducted by Erin Miller on November 12, 1991. The audio quality is clear throughout the recording. Exhibitions mentioned: The Real McCoy: Afro-American invention and innovation, 1619-1930, Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the rise of Black churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877.
Date
1991 November 12
Extent
2 Sound cassettes
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 AV001526, AV001615
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