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Marvin Joseph interview, 2021-10-28

Identifier: 225_01_GoGoMusicCafe_006.mp4

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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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Marvin Joseph is a veteran Washington Post photographer and Washington, D.C. native. Mr. Joseph documented the Go-Go scene in Prince George’s County along with then Washington Post staff writer Natalie Hopkinson and his photographs are included in her 2012 book, 'Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City' (Duke Press, 2012).

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