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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

Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: OHP028
Scope and Contents In 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project, interviewing 25 alumni, staff, teachers, and students of Calvin Coolidge Senior High School. Drake applied for and received a $5,000 grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to obtain equipment and facilitate the interviews. A radio show was produced for WPFW of the final interviews; and bound copies of the interviews to give to the alumni. This collection is comprised of 16 audio CDs (14...
Dates: 2007

Dr. Darrell Clayton Crain Jr. Photograph Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00010
Identifier: P035
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 270 Kodachrome Ektachrome slides, three empty slide boxes, and one original 8x10 black and white photograph, as well as 275 digital surrogates of all of the analog images donated and several family photographs of Crain and his homes which the Library only received digitally. The photographs document daily life in the Washington, D.C. area, Dr. Crain’s travels around the U.S. and abroad, and important events. Events depicted include the March on Washington for Jobs...
Dates: 1949-1989

Julius Hobson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

Poor People’s Campaign Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00018
Identifier: 119
Scope and Contents

The contents of this collection include: correspondence, flyers, memorabilia, newsletters, newspaper clippings, poems, and songs.

Dates: 1968

Washingtoniana Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 224
Scope and Contents Collection consists mainly of scrapbooks created and assembled by Washingtoniana Staff. Scrapbooking started within the division in the early part of the twentieth century and was phased out following World War II. The scrapbooks were topically assembled and mainly contain newspaper articles, while some scrapbooks contain photographs, manuscript and ephemeral materials. Additional topical scrapbooks not assembled by Library staff were added to the collection over the years. Scrapbooks have...
Dates: 1812 - 1966