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Michael Swann interview, 2019-08-31

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_03.wav

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.


  • Creation: 2019-08-31


Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

Michael Swann is a native Washingtonian, worked in the television industry with NBC Channel 4, moved to 2 Buchanan Street Northeast in 1958 and discusses the impact of living and being educated in Washington, D.C.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes


Michael Swann speaks of his childhood memories, the impact some teachers had on him, friends, dancing and the strong sense of community that he felt growing up in the Fort Totten community.

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

901 G Street NW
4th Floor East
Washington DC 20001