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Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 073
Scope and Contents

Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to churches; concerts; Navy Band; restaurants; sesquicentennial of Washington, D.C.; White House, and remodeling.

Dates: 1940-1950

Margaret Cooper Papers

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

Holloman Family Papers

Identifier: 041
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of the correspondence of Reverend Holloman from the 1920s through the 1960s, years in which he served as pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Washington, D.C. Reverend Holloman's handwritten lecture notes and manuscripts of sermons, speeches, and articles are in the collection as well as some records from the Second Baptist church. Files regarding the Holloman's work in the Lott Carey Society, the National Baptist Convention, Eastern Star, Alpha Sigma...
Dates: 1915-1975

Messiah and Bertha King Collection

Identifier: 063
Scope and Contents

The items in this collection consist of correspondence, church bulletins and programs, a prayer book, and various early twentieth century ephemera.

Dates: 1906-1960

Charles L. McCollough Collection

Identifier: 015
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records that document the Ministry and life of Charles L. McCollough, Pastor of the United House of Prayer. Documents include: clippings, correspondence, speeches, sermons, meeting minutes and agendas, youth program information, certificates and awards, and photographs.

Dates: 1967-1999

Mount Zion United Methodist Church Photograph Collection

Identifier: P013
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 44 3”x5” (19 color, 25 B&W) and four 8”x10” (all B&W) prints of the Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s Community House. Most of the images are of the restoration of the Community House and were taken prior to the work being done. There are a few images of the handicap ramp, which was added to the church in 1983. There are no negatives with this collection.

Dates: 1984

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

Washington National Cathedral, Gloria in Excelsis Tower Dedication Recordings Collection

Identifier: 079
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two (2) LPs with a recording of the performance at Washington National Cathedral’s Gloria in Excelsis Tower dedication, as well as a book of the dedication ceremony, which includes sheet music.

Dates: 1964-05-07

H.D. Woodson and Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Collection

Identifier: 093
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials found in the former home of Howard D. Woodson, including personal documents from his time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and items from when he served as the superintendent of Sunday school at the Metropolitan A. M. E. Church in Washington, D.C. Example materials include a commencement program, treasurer reports, a tax levy, monthly reports, class lists, teaching aides, annual reports, construction quotes and contracts, invoices, and speeches.

Dates: 1852-1913