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National Tots and Teens, Inc., DC Chapter Records

Identifier: 138
Scope and Contents

The D.C. chapter of Tots and Teens, Inc. records document the organization's operations and includes: agendas, by-laws, event flyers, family rosters, meeting minutes, memorabilia, news bulletins, newsletters, and related materials.

Dates: 1953-2001

Northern Shaw Striver Historic Survey Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP016
Scope and Contents

In 1993, Jeff Koenreich conducted these oral histories for the Library's Oral History Project. Residents of the Striver Section of the Shaw neighborhood were interviewed. Topics include the history of the neighborhood, childhood, family, segregation, the Civil Rights movement, and the community.

Dates: 1993

Dorothy Provine Free Black Research Collection

Identifier: 139
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Provine Free Black Research Collection contains photocopies of wills, marriage registers, freedom records, manumissions records, research files, writings by Provine, birth records, death records, records of social organizations, genealogy records, and records of black property owners. It should be noted that while the documents in this collection date from 1686 to 1997, nearly all records in this collection are photocopies of original documents, made predominantly in the...
Dates: 1686-1997

Ruffin/Jones Family Collection

Identifier: 145
Scope and Contents The Ruffin/Jones Family Collection contains photographs, cassette tapes with audio recordings of interviews, and printed material such as articles and publications, brochures and programs, school-related items, letters, and research files and notes pertaining to C. Bernard Ruffin, III and members of his family. The life and work of his aunt, Louise Jones Hubbard, is particularly well-documented; material related to her makes up a large portion of the collection. The collection is...
Dates: 1842 - 1999 (bulk 1920s - 1999); Majority of material found within 1920 - 1999

Saving a Community's Recollections: Takoma Park Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP021
Scope and Contents

In 2001 the Oral History Committee of Historic Takoma received a grant from Montgomery County's Historic Preservation Commission to conduct interviews with three longtime residents of Takoma Park, Maryland. Topics include public schools, World War II, architecture, real estate development, transportation, the African-American community, race relations, churches, and recreation in the neighborhood and metropolitan area. All interviews were conducted Eilene McGuckian.

Dates: 2001

Savoy Family Genealogical Collection

Identifier: 150
Scope and Contents This collection consists of genealogical information related to the Savoy family of Washington, DC, obtained from family members’ records and research. It documents members of the Savoy family born between the years of 1794 and 2009; however, most of the material and information within the collection pertains to Savoy family ancestors born between 1794 and 1912. The life of Edward Augustine Savoy (1855 - 1943) is particularly well-documented. The collection includes materials such as...
Dates: 1836-2013

U Street Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00005
Identifier: OHP026
Content Description

Digital recordings of 20 oral history interviews by DCPL Special Collections Librarian Kelly Navies and related digital documents. 18 of the recordings are about the U Street cultural corridor. All of the U Street interviews have logs and two of them also have transcripts. Digital photographs and other documents were also included in the U Street transfer. There is also an interview with DC author Edward P. Jones, in 2 parts.

Dates: 2014

Minnie S. Woodson Family Genealogical Collection

Identifier: 091
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials collected by Minnie S. Woodson while researching the history of the Woodson family, including items such as clippings, census records, family trees, articles, photographs, correspondence, and newsletters. Of particular interest is information regarding the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society newsletter.

Dates: 1842-1994

Wormley Family Genealogical Research Collection

Identifier: 065
Scope and Contents The collection was organized by the Wormley family before it was transferred to the Library. An index was published and included in the collection. Therefore, it was decided that the collection maintain its original order. However, there are volumes listed in the index that are not present in the collection. Included with the collection are three CD-ROM discs that contain scanned images of the volumes. However, these discs are not complete. Several items are missing from the files of various...
Dates: 1784-1984

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