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