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Adwoa Aggrey interview, 2020-10-25

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_01.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: 2020-10-25


Biographical / Historical

Ms. Adwoa Beidleman-Aggrey was born in Bristol, Tennessee. She grew up in a large family with a history of advocacy for underserved people. She attended Barber-Scotia College and received an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in education from Howard University. She is a Life Member, served as president of the Washington Section 1992-1993, active supporter and participant in National Council of Negro Women activities. She is an educator and skilled parliamentarian with involvement in several professional and community organizations. She identifies education as a primary focus for advancement for individuals and the community.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

Language of Materials



Ms. Adwoa Beidleman-Aggrey reflects on her life, training, and involvement as a member and President of the Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women. She shares candid conversations and her insights concerning issues affecting some of the needs faced by women and their families.

Repository Details

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

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