Audio recording of "Captain" Joseph B. Wilson speaking with Charles and Janice Rosenak
- Rosenak, Janice M., (1930-2012) (Speaker, Person)
Chuck and Jan Rosenak interview “Captain” Joseph B. Wilson near Kensington, Washington, D.C.. “Captain” is a Black folk artist known for his outstanding birdhouses.The recording is taken outside of Helen Bud’s home, Joseph’s mother. The interview revolves around Joseph’s interest in the wellbeing of the birds around the property, his love of animals, his birdhouses and his family’s history in New York City, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
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The Charles B. and Janice M. Rosenak Collection is owned by the American Folk Art Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws, and is dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship.
1 file(s) ; Length: approx. 11 minutes
Language of Materials
This recording was digitized from tape cassette through a grant from the National Recording Preservation Foundation in 2020.