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Denise McClain-Thomas interview, 2022-10-26

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc040_03_v.mp4

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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: 2022-10-26

Biographical / Historical

Denise McClain-Thomas was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Ms. McClain-Thomas has always enjoyd helping people, and as a young child she was referred to as the mother of the neighborhood. Ms. McClain-Thomas began working for the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative in 2016.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

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This is an interview with current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee Denise McClain-Thomas, who currently serves in the role of Housing Monitor at E/BFSC's transitional housing program. In this role, Ms. McClain-Thomas monitors the needs of the young women and provides life-skills support.

Repository Details

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

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