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Childhood and youth

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Arrington Dixon interview, 2017-11-19

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Arrington Dixon discussed his early experiences living in Anacostia and moving to the Lamond Riggs area. Dixon remembers segregation and discrimination growing up, and the impact of the church on his life. He also recalls taking the trolleys to McKinley High School, the death of his brother, and running for Councilmember of Ward 4.

Dates: 2017-11-19

Audrey Hinton and Diane Hinton Perry interview, 2017-08-17

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, sisters Diane Hinton Perry and Audrey Hinton discuss hostility from white neighbors when their family bought a house on Farragut Street NW in 1953; white flight; switching schools after the Supreme Court ruled segregated schools unconstitutional; and businesses along 14th Street. They also describe their father's career as a physician, the discrimination he faced from the white medical establishment, and their own careers.

Dates: 2017-08-17

Brinnie and Angie Whitehurst interview part 2, 2019-12-17

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Identifier: dcpl_220_002_02.wav
Abstract

In Part 2 of this interview, Angie talks about the experience of being one of the few Black students at historically white Wilson High School in the late 1960s. She also recounts finding cannonballs and steer bones in the woods behind the house on Peabody Street. Brinnie discusses the difficulty of finding a new house and the possibility of having to send some of her children away to live with their grandparents.

Dates: 2019-12-17

Capital Children's Museum - "Changing Communication in the Family" Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP007
Scope and Contents

in 1983, the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D.C., conducted approximately 39 oral history interviews with adults over 60 years of age. The project focused om the childhood experiences of the interviewees. Topics also includes general life experiences and historical milestones. The project's director was Tom Lane and adolescents conducted the interviews.

Dates: 1983

Clinton Price interview part 1, 2019-04-25

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_01_1.wav
Abstract

Clinton Price discusses his childhood, his and his siblings' participation in athletics, attending Texas A and M University and his family business, the Price's Grocery.

Dates: 2019-04-25

Clinton Price interview part 2, 2019-09-16

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_01_2.wav
Abstract

Clinton Price discusses his childhood, his and his siblings' participation in athletics, attending Texas A and M University and his family business, the Price's Grocery.

Dates: 2019-09-16

D.C. Public School Survey, Phase II Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP017
Scope and Contents

Between 1998 and 1999 the Historical Society of Washington conducted a total of 40 oral history interviews with adults who had attended D.C. public schools. Topics include educational experiences, schools attended, dates of graduation. The project director was Karen Washburn, Oral Historian for the Historical Society.

Dates: 1998 - 1999

Francine Berkowitz interview, 2017-07-18

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Francine Berkowitz discusses growing up in Northeast Washington in a predominantly lower-middle class Jewish neighborhood. She also describes attending Tifereth Israel Synagogue, school integration, shopping, and her career with the Smithsonian.

Dates: 2017-07-18

Frederick Hollis interview, 2019-08-12

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_02.wav
Abstract

Frederick Hollis discusses Fort Totten as a great place to grow up, playing sports, education, fashion, music and serving in the U.S. Army.

Dates: 2019-08-12

Gwendolyn Kelly interview, 2020-12-14

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2020_005.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Gwendolyn Kelly, a long time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Warrenton, Virginia, to Washington, D.C.. Ms. Kelly talks about her early life and educational experiences in Tall Timbers, a community near Warrenton, as well as her family history in the area. She also discusses the segregation in and around Warrenton during her upbringing. Ms. Kelly then turns to a discussion of her move to Washington in 1956 when she was ten years...
Dates: 2020-12-14