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Lucy G. Barber Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 147
Scope and Contents

The Lucy G. Barber Collection is comprised of research files for Barber's book, Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition. Research topics include Jacob Coxey's army, the civil rights movement, the Million Man March, Veterans Against the Vietnam War, women’s suffrage, among others.

Dates: 1878-2011

Martin Luther King Holiday Commission Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, press releases, statements, newsletters, clippings, conference packets, and correspondence which document efforts to establish a Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday The collection also includes the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) national magazine; SCLC convention materials; items from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, Georgia; flyers; publications; and other...
Dates: 1968-1990

Northern Shaw Striver Historic Survey Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP016
Scope and Contents

In 1993, Jeff Koenreich conducted these oral histories for the Library's Oral History Project. Residents of the Striver Section of the Shaw neighborhood were interviewed. Topics include the history of the neighborhood, childhood, family, segregation, the Civil Rights movement, and the community.

Dates: 1993

U Street Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00005
Identifier: OHP026
Content Description

Digital recordings of 20 oral history interviews by DCPL Special Collections Librarian Kelly Navies and related digital documents. 18 of the recordings are about the U Street cultural corridor. All of the U Street interviews have logs and two of them also have transcripts. Digital photographs and other documents were also included in the U Street transfer. There is also an interview with DC author Edward P. Jones, in 2 parts.

Dates: 2014

Washingtoniana Slide Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00002
Identifier: P026
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 35mm slides artificially assembled from various locations throughout the division’s collection based solely on format. The images cover a wide array of subjects. The topics include the Cherry Blossom Parade, Moscow Circus, Papal visit, federal buildings, street scenes, 1968 riots, Georgetown, urban planning, and construction

Dates: 1820-1987