Eric K. Washington

Interviewed By Arlene Schulman

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Eric K. Washington (00:09)
March 29,2015 (00:20)
boundaries shift (01:02)
intersect (01:24)
overlap (01:26)
Carmensville (02:19)
Carmensville playgroung (02:51)
people define (03:57)
people who live there (04:00)
Trinity Church Cemetary (07:04)
Morris Jumel Mansion (07:18)
explore (08:17)
tours (08:58)
2002 (09:03)
24,000 buried (09:33)
5 of note (09:45)
project (09:50)
lesbian mistress (25:24)
Greta Garbo (25:32)
Duchess of Alba (25:51)
Hispanic Society Museum (26:01)
1908 (26:04)
few people (26:05)
Duchess of Alba (26:14)
Audobon (26:46)
Eliza Jumel (31:39)
Coleman Hawkins (44:53)
King Haven (45:04)
409 Edgecomb (45:13)
555 Edgecomb (45:15)
King Haven (45:21)
end (01:09:42)

Interview Data

Date of Interview
March 29, 2015
Location of Interview
Home of Storyteller
Place of birth
New York. New York
Occupations
Writer; Historian; Guide
Dates in Neighborhood
2002 to date of interview
Birth Year
1953
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Bridging Our Stories: Washington Heights and Inwood Oral History Project

This is a neighborhood oral history project that works to both preserve and document Washington Heights and Inwood history through the stories of people who have experienced it. This project will collect oral histories of people who have lived or worked in the Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods. Over 90 volunteer interviewers have been trained to collect these stories. Interviews will be preserved at The Milstein Division of US History, Local History and Genealogy and available in a circulating collection. Interviews will also be accessible in full length at this website.

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