Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Ms. Adwoa Beidleman-Aggrey reflects on her life, training, and involvement as a member and President of the Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women. She shares candid conversations and her insights concerning issues affecting some of the needs faced by women and their families.
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.
This collection comprises author John Muller’s research notes, printed materials, and book drafts for his 2012 publication Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC: The Lion of Anacostia.