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Diane Groomes interview, 2021-10-28

Identifier: 225_01_GoGoMusicCafe_003.mp4

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From the Collection:

The Go-Go Museum & Café and partners collected 11 oral histories, produced two go-go concerts, and organized a major conference on go-go: “Go-Go Preservation Week 2021” in collaboration with the Traditional Arts DC project at Howard University. The Go-Go-Preservation Week panel discussions, concerts, and oral history collections.


  • Creation: 2021-10-28


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Diane Groomes was a retired officer with the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department after joining in 1990. She frequently provided security for Go-Go shows and developed close relationships with the community and is an enthusiastic fan, despite sometimes strained relationships with law enforcement and Go-Go

Repository Details

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

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