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American Security and Trust Company Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 400 total images, including 369 3x3 black and white photographs and 350 negatives, depicting residential and commercial properties located throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area between the years of 1956 and 1958 (though several images are undated). Many of the photographs are mounted on note cards that list the property’s address, the owner, and the date. The majority of the images show the exterior of a property, though there are some interiors and...
Dates: 1956 - 1957

Congress Heights Historic Building Survey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 097
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of surveys of buildings in Congress Heights with permits circa 1900-1930.

Dates: 1988

Joseph Owen Curtis Photographic Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: P007
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 270 black and white prints and 83 slides, the majority of which depict the African-American community of the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C., primarily from the 1920s through the 1970s. The photographs document a historic neighborhood that would be largely razed in the 1950s and 1960s, dramatically changing the landscape and population of the neighborhood. The photographs of streets, businesses, and buildings provide visual...
Dates: 1910 - 1989

D. C. Historic Preservation Division Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, negatives, and some slides of historic properties in the City taken from approximately 1970-1987. The photographs consist of two types: snapshots and enlargements submitted by applicants to support their requests for building permits to renovate historic properties; and photographs maintained by the Division of historic buildings in the District. The collection also contains a very small amount of letters related to historic properties. Photographs of...
Dates: 1937; 1970-1987

District of Columbia Public Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: 040
Scope and Contents The archive contains the official records of the Washington Free Public Library and the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL). The records include photographs, slides, correspondence, scrapbooks, posters, newsletters, blueprints, maps, architectural drawings, meeting minutes, internal memoranda, audiotapes, reports, payroll ledgers, financial information, and other official files. The records document the operations and projects of the library’s directors, board of trustees, divisions,...
Dates: 1896 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1970

District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development

 Collection
Identifier: 165
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 393 color and black and white photographs of DC Housing and Community Development construction projects throughout the District. Most images are of street or infrastructure projects. Of note are images of L’Enfant Plaza, playgrounds, and recreation center projects. The collection is arranged by the Department of Housing and Community Development project number.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1983

First Capital Realty Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 172
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of 461 photographs and 913 negatives depicting residential and commercial properties located throughout Washington, DC from ca. 1987-1989. Many of the photographs are mounted on cardstock pages that list information about the property, such as its name, neighborhood, number of units (if applicable), owner, and cost. The majority of the images show the exterior of a property, though there are some shots of interiors, details, and/or surrounding areas,...
Dates: Circa 1985

Hambright and Hoachlander Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P019
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 30 4x5 inch black and white photographs each with a corresponding negative. In 1987 photographers Anice Hoachlander and Harlan Hambright shot these images to document buildings on the 500 block of 9th Street NW and the 900 block of E Street NW in northwest Washington, D.C. These buildings were torn down to make way for a larger office building.

Dates: 1987

Theodor Horydczak Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P005
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of black and white photographs of Washington, D.C. buildings, streets, and monuments taken by Theodor Horydczak. Photographs have been arranged by subject and are listed in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

Jackson Place Complex Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P021
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 31 4x6 inch color and photocopied images of the Jackson Place complex. The photographs detail the buildings and its previous masonry and roofing repairs. There are three copies of each image making the total number of images 93. An envelope at the end of the packet contained the original negative for all of the images, except for the images that are photocopies. Additionally, there are 63 negatives without a corresponding print. The booklet was assembled for the...
Dates: 1988

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