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American Association of University Women-Washington Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: 059
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, bulletins, yearbooks, clippings, legal documents and photographs that document the Washington Branch of the American Association of University Women. The collection is divided into the following three series: Administrative Files, Bulletins, and Yearbooks.

Dates: 1889-1970

Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

Benjamin Franklin University Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 114
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of yearbooks and alumni and student books.

Dates: 1925-1964

Colonial School for Girls Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 178
Scope and Contents The collection contains three scrapbooks for the academic years 1921-1922, 1922-1923, and 1924-1925. Each holds a variety of materials including dress requirements, flyers for art performances, and general promotional flyers for D.C. arts events, newspaper clippings, charts, menus, and event invitations. Additionally, materials include both hand-written, typed notes, and excerpts from school diaries. According to the title page, the scope of the materials focuses on “Washington, its...
Dates: 1921 - 1925

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 100
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of works and materials collected or authored by Paul Phillips Cooke. Items include clippings, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and publications from a variety of organizations, including the Cosmos and Torch Clubs. Additionally, there is information on Cooke's time as a student at Miners Teachers College and as President of the D.C. Teachers College.

Dates: 1871-2000

Margaret Cooper Papers

 Collection
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

DC Public Library Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP003
Scope and Contents

Between 1972 and 1992 the Library conducted 29 oral history interviews with individuals who had a long association with and knowledge of Washington D.C. Topics include childhood experiences, segregation, religion, neighborhoods, education, communities, employment, demographics and social life. The interviews were organized and conducted by Marcia M. Greenlee and Roxanna Deane.

Dates: 1972 - 1992

D.C. Public School Survey, Phase II Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP017
Scope and Contents

Between 1998 and 1999 the Historical Society of Washington conducted a total of 40 oral history interviews with adults who had attended D.C. public schools. Topics include educational experiences, schools attended, dates of graduation. The project director was Karen Washburn, Oral Historian for the Historical Society.

Dates: 1998 - 1999

D.C. School Newspapers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of multiple bound copies of student newspapers; Tech Life from McKinley Technology High School, Ballou Charter from Frank W. Ballou Senior High School, The Cardozo Owl from Cardozo Senior High School, The Central Bulletin from Central High School, The Coolidge Courier and Colt Pride from Calvin Coolidge High School, The Sentinel from Joel Elias Spingarn High School, and The Balance Sheet from Washington Business High School. None of the newspaper titles are a...
Dates: 1936-2002

District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education (DCCBPE) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 002
Scope and Contents The collection contains District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education (DCCBPE) annual and board of directors’ meeting minutes, administrative directives, legislative testimony, financial reports, and copies of the organization’s newsletter, the Bulletin Board. Other materials included are numerous studies and reports sponsored by DCCBPE including Student Responsibilities and Rights, A Quest for Educational Opportunity in a Major Urban School District, and Creating Resource...
Dates: 1965 - 1982

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