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D.C. Statehood Movement Leaders Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP020
Scope and Contents Between 1997 and 1999 the D.C. Public Library and Councilmember Hilda Mason's office jointly sponsored a program to conduct oral histories of D.C. Statehood movement leaders. The project was funded by a grant from the D.C. Humanities Council and documents the experiences of 10 important Statehood movement leaders. The interviews cover such topics as memories of activist Julius Hobson, the early founding of the Statehood Party, local politics and referendums, constitutional convention, and...
Dates: 1997 - 1999

DCist Web Archive

Identifier: dcpl_web0004

District of Columbia Statehood Commission Records

Identifier: 048
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials produced or collected by the D.C. Statehood/Compact Commission (Commission) from 1978 to 1994. The materials include correspondence; reports; clippings; press releases; financial materials; meeting minutes; legislative testimony and bills; Commission publications; pamphlets; brochures; articles; speeches; memorabilia; videos; audiotapes; and photographs. Significant items, activities, and topics covered by the materials include: Commission activities...
Dates: 1788-1994; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1994

Arrington Dixon Papers

Identifier: 132
Scope and Contents

The Arrington Dixon Papers Collection contains materials including campaign ephemera; correspondence; newspaper clippings and publications; photographs; pamphlets; and other documents related to Dixon’s political campaigns, work in city government (especially for the District of Columbia City Council), and personal life. The bulk of the collection covers 1953 to 1989.

Dates: 1935-2008; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1989

Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia Records

Identifier: 028
Scope and Contents

The records consist of financial information, correspondence, meeting minutes, internal memoranda, resolutions, directories, reports, resolutions, and clippings maintained by the Federation of Citizens Association of the District of Columbia. Major topics covered include city planning and zoning, historical preservation, election law, D.C. government budgets, transportation, and crime.

Dates: 1964-1987

John Hazel Collection

Identifier: 086
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains reproductions collected by John Hazel. The original material in this collection consists of clippings, photographs, and legal documents.

Dates: 1972-1994

Lemon and Mary Hine Papers

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00027
Identifier: 076
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of both Lemon and Mary Hine. Correspondence begins in the 1850s and continues into the late 1880s. Most of the letters are matched to their individual envelopes. Includes letters to and from their children and descendants of the Hine family. Additional materials include financial records, photographs, publications, articles, and invitations. The materials are divided into three series: Correspondence, Photographs, and...
Dates: 1855-1914, 1993

Julius Hobson Papers

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

Home Rule Committee Collection

Identifier: 055
Scope and Contents

The materials include meeting minutes; correspondence; congressional testimony; by-laws; pamphlets; a history of the Home Rule Committee; political pins and stickers; and clippings. Folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1939-1961

Home Rule Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP018
Scope and Contents

A team created by the Washington Times (reporters Rupert Welch and Isaiah J. Poole) conducted a total of 18 oral history interviews as part of a five-part series dealing with home rule. There are no transcripts for this project.

Dates: 1980 - 1990

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