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Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Records

 Collection
Identifier: 137
Scope and Contents

The Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Collection documents the day-to-day business of the club and contains lists of officers, events, meeting notes, minutes, and programs, printed materials, awards, and officer lists. Of particular note are photographs and scrapbooks documenting Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) events.

Dates: 1914-2004

Black in Space Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 218
Content Description

This collction includes born digital files from Black in Space: A Virtual Black Pride Experience that was held May 21 - 25, 2020. The inaugural journey was a five day virtual series of experiences that celebrated the diversity and resilience of Black LGBTQ+ communities through storytelling and technology.

Dates: 2020-05-21 - 2020-05-25

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00030
Identifier: 208
Content Description Please note: This collection contains strong language, references to police brutality, and violent imagery. The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection consists of posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects attached to the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence (BLM Fence) surrounding Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C, from June 2020 to January 2021. The artifacts were attached to the fence to protest the treatment of Black and Brown communities by police and...
Dates: 2020 or 2021

Josephine Butler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 134
Abstract Josephine Butler co-founded the D.C. Statehood Movement with Julius Hobson. She was a staunch proponent of city parks and recreation places for families, children and communities throughout the city. Butler’s work led to the desegregation of city schools, establishment of safe spaces for children, and the development health care reform. The Josephine Butler Papers document Butler's career as a community activist and contain subject files on organizations she was involved with and causes she...
Dates: 1965-2006

Beatrice Murphy Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 123
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Beatrice Murphy Campbell’s biographical information; correspondence; photographs; documents related to her community involvement and service with organizations and government agencies; and speeches and testimonies. The collection is divided into eight series: 1. Biographical, 2. Correspondence, 3. Organizations, 4. Speeches and testimony, 5. Clippings and newsletters, 6. Awards, 7. Miscellaneous, and 8. Photographs. Series 3 is divided into four sub-series: 1....
Dates: 1979-1989, undated

Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 194
Content Description

Oral history interviews recorded by students in the Real World History class at Center for Inspired Teaching.

Dates: 2014-

Columbian Harmony and Payne's Cemetery Ledgers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 066
Scope and Contents

The ten ledgers were organized in chronological order based on the first entry in each book. Information found in the ledgers includes: name of deceased, plot location, and date of burial.

Dates: 1901-1959

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 100
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of works and materials collected or authored by Paul Phillips Cooke. Items include clippings, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and publications from a variety of organizations, including the Cosmos and Torch Clubs. Additionally, there is information on Cooke's time as a student at Miners Teachers College and as President of the D.C. Teachers College.

Dates: 1871-2000

Margaret Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 133
Scope and Contents This six box collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Cooper and documents her professional; civic and community activities; and achievements. The collection consists largely of certificates, plaques, programs, administrative materials, and miscellaneous materials documenting Cooper’s involvement as an active member and leader of several organizations and institutions, including Third Baptist Church, Christian Endeavor, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc., the East...
Dates: 1918-1998

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