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Archive This Moment D.C. Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 144
Scope and Contents Archive This Moment D.C. tells the story of daily life in the District during the initial quarantine period of March 25, 2020 to May 28, 2020. Materials were collected from public Instagram posts submitted through the hashtag #archivethismomentdc. The structure of the original social media posts have been recreated as closely as possible. Materials that were posted together have been grouped together in this collection. In addition to social media, creators also submitted materials using a...
Dates: 2020-03 - 2020-06

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

DC Oral History Collaborative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 180
Scope and Contents

D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.

Dates: 2016-

Chip Py Go-Go Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 199
Content Description The Chip Py Go-Go Collection consists of 1,900-plus individually composed and artistically rendered images of concert performances of Chuck Brown, the 'Godfather of Go-Go'; and other individuals and bands, including Rare Essence, Backyard Band, Familiar Faces, Suttle Thoughts, BE'LA DONA, and Da Mixx. The photographs were taken by Chip Py, personal photographer to Chuck Brown, between 2010 and 2020. The bulk of the collection dates from 2010-2014. The collection documents the importance of...
Dates: 2010 - 2020

South of U Street Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00009
Identifier: OHP025
Content Description

Digital audio recordings and PDF transcripts of 10 oral history interviews recorded by Shaw Library staff to document the Shaw neighborhood and the effect of the 1968 riots on its community.

Dates: 2012

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