OHP. Oral History Projects
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Scope and Contents In 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project, interviewing 25 alumni, staff, teachers and then-current students of Calvin Coolidge Senior High School in Washington, DC. The project arose from Drake’s professional relationship with Verna Avery-Brown; Drake was a volunteer at WPFW 89.3 FM - Pacific Radio, where Verna Avery-Brown was a news anchor. Avery-Brown is an alumna of Coolidge Senior High School. Coolidge has an active alumni association. Drake...
Scope and Contents Between 2005 and 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Ivy City Oral History Project. In collaboration with the youth of Ivy City Achievers, she interviewed and supervised interviews with residents of the Ivy City neighborhood of Washington, DC. The Oral History Project was part of a larger initiative of Empower DC, a grassroots nonprofit in Washington, DC, called the Ivy City Neighborhood and Oral History Project, which began in 2004. The larger initiative arose from a plan to preserve Alexander...