This episode of the Asbury UMC DC Oral Histories podcast features Bill Johnson, former D.C. Department of Environmental Services director.
Highlights: One-room schoolhouse during Depression, March on Washington, riots aftermath, mail carrier, Asbury lay leader, Mayor Marion Barry’s cabinet.
This podcast was made possible by a grant from the DC Oral History Collaborative, a partnership of HumanitiesDC, Historical Society of DC, and the DC Public Library.
Host: Kelvin Childs
Interviewer: Adelle Banks
Editor/Producer: Adelle Banks
Music: “This Little Light of Mine” performed by E’s Jammy Jams
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