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Scallen, Pat


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Kelly interview, 2018-01-10

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_01.wav
Scope and Contents

Alice Kelly discusses her initial move to Mount Pleasant, her original impressions of the neighborhood, the improvements at the local elementary school, community efforts to improve the main street, her involvement with the ANC, and the Mount Pleasant riot.

Dates: 2018-01-10

Arturo Griffiths interview, 2018-01-04

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_02.wav
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Arturo Griffiths discusses his childhood in Panama, his family's move to DC, learning English, attending Howard University, his political awakening, DC's latino community, Mayor Barry's relationship with the latino community, the ways in which the 1991 riot affected latinos in Mount Pleasant, and the effects of gentrification in the neighborhood.

Dates: 2018-01-04

Charlene Howard interview, 2017-10-31

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_03.wav
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Charlene Howard discusses her childhood in Adams Morgan, the political activism of Mount Pleasant residents in the 1970s, drug use in Washington DC, police-community language barriers, her memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, and gentrification of the neighborhood.

Dates: 2017-10-31

Elinor Hart interview, 2017-11-10

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_04.wav
Scope and Contents

Elinor Hart discusses moving to Mount Pleasant in 1974, changing demographics of the neighborhood, the controversy of the neighborhood's Historic District designation, her memories of the 1991 riot, police-community relations, and gentrification.

Dates: 2017-11-10

José "Chico" Diaz interview, 2017-12-15

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_05.wav
Scope and Contents

José Diaz discusses moving to the US at age 15, his recovery from polio, Mount Pleasant in the 1980s, tensions between latino and african-american youth, the Mount Pleasant riot, and community-police relations.

Dates: 2017-12-15

José Sueiro interview, 2017-11-25

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_06.wav
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José Sueiro discusses his studies at GW university, his move to Panama, his return to DC, his start in the newspaper industry and work at El Latino, DC police's lack of experience with latino youth, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, and Mayor Barry's close relationship to the latino community in DC.

Dates: 2017-11-25

Mark Poletunow interview, 2017-11-18

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_07.wav
Scope and Contents

Mark Poletunow discusses his arrival in DC, teaching English as a second language to Spanish-speaking people, identification with immigrant communities, his work at the Spanish Catholic Center, poor treatment of the latino community by DC police, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot and their aftermath.

Dates: 2017-11-18

Pedro Avilés interview, 2017-11-15

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_08.wav
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Pedro Avilés discusses moving to Adams Morgan in 1974, his memories of Mount Pleasant, his involvement with the Sacred Heart Church Theatre Group, racial identity, tensions between teachers at DC Public Schools and non-English-speaking students, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, his subsequent involvement with DC's Latino Task Force, and police-community relations in DC.

Dates: 2017-11-15

Robert Fleming interview, 2017-10-30

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_09.wav
Scope and Contents

Robert Fleming discusses moving to Mount Pleasant, his struggle with alcohol, his involvement in the Mount Pleasant ANC, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, gentrification, public intoxication, the improvements in community policing in the neighborhood after the riot, and inter-community relations in Mount Pleasant.

Dates: 2017-10-30

Series 2: Mount Pleasant Riot Oral History Project, 2018

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002
Scope and Contents

The Mount Pleasant Riot Oral History Collection contains 10 audio interviews of people who were members of the Mount Pleasant, D.C. community during the riot of 1991. The interviews were conducted by Pat Scallen in late 2017 and early 2018. Transcripts are included for all interviews.

Dates: 2018

Additional filters:

Riots 9
Neighborhoods 6
Latino/Latina/Latinx 5
Gentrification 4
Women 4