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Series 29: The Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women Monument or Movement: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 2020

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029

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D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.


  • Creation: 2020



From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

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This project explores the impact of programs and activities The Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women past presidents, members and other key people. The interviews were meant to form the basis of an assessment of the organization’s importance from its founding in 1943 to the present and a guide for the future. The stories collected speak to how the Washington Section established and maintained a strong presence through its involvement with women, children and their families in Washington, D.C., as it worked to meet the mission of the national organization.

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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