Found in 232 Collections and/or Records:
In this interview, Kyle-Coles discusses her move to Washington D.C.; the harassment and threat of violence directed at her family as one of the first Black households in their neighborhood; her experiences in the D.C. public schools before and after legal desegregation; working in D.C.; and other topics related to her family’s experiences in D.C. and in Alabama.
Bobby Jean 'BJ' Wills describes her early life, schooling, education, career, family and her experience as a resident of the Barry Farm Housing project Bobbie Jean 'BJ' Wills is a D.C. native, she is a mother and grandmother, now retired BJ's faith and family keep her going, she continues to reside in southeast D.C. after being displaced from Barry Farm.
The collection consists of materials collected by Frank E. Braxton, Sr. Materials include clippings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and 3D materials including license plates and campaign buttons.
Brigadier General Audrey Drake describes her experiences at Asbury United Methodist Church how the church fits into Washington, D.C. history, her work as the deputy chief nursing officer in the Office of Nursing Services of the Department of Veterans Affairs in DC, and her role in the D.C. Army National Guard.