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Capital Children's Museum - "Changing Communication in the Family" Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP007
Scope and Contents

in 1983, the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D.C., conducted approximately 39 oral history interviews with adults over 60 years of age. The project focused om the childhood experiences of the interviewees. Topics also includes general life experiences and historical milestones. The project's director was Tom Lane and adolescents conducted the interviews.

Dates: 1983

Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 194
Content Description

Oral history interviews recorded by students in the Real World History class at Center for Inspired Teaching.

Dates: 2014-

Creating and Teaching Real World History Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 198
Content Description Creating and Teaching Real World History is a companion project to the Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project. This project includes interviews with Cosby Hunt, creator of the Real World History program, Caitlin Wolf, co-teacher of Real World History from 2015-2017, and Ms. Edith Crutchfield, a long-time D.C. resident who moved to Washington, D.C., from Culpeper, Virginia, in 1953. Ms. Crutchfield first became involved with Real World History when she...
Dates: 1931-2021, undated; Majority of material found within 2020-10 - 2021-03

Joseph Owen Curtis Photographic Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: P007
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 270 black and white prints and 83 slides, the majority of which depict the African-American community of the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C., primarily from the 1920s through the 1970s. The photographs document a historic neighborhood that would be largely razed in the 1950s and 1960s, dramatically changing the landscape and population of the neighborhood. The photographs of streets, businesses, and buildings provide visual...
Dates: 1910 - 1989

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

Family Stories

 Collection
Identifier: 168
Content Description

This collection features 304 short stories written by children, ages 5 to 13 years old, who attend various DC Public Schools. The stories, both written and typed, are about the child’s family and often include a drawing that illustrates their story. The project was a collaboration between the DC Public Library and the DC Public Schools. The stories were written in honor of National Library Week in 1990.

Dates: 1990

Francis A. Gregory Genealogical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 005
Scope and Contents The collection was artificially created by the Library and consists of the Shaed and Baltimore family papers; as well materials regarding Elzie Hoffman. It includes photographs, programs, published books, biographies, letters, certificates, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, and other family memorabilia. The collection has been divided into series by family. Many of the items are related to Washington, D.C. educational institutions that most of the members of the families attended; Dunbar...
Dates: 1902 - 1975

Holloman Family Papers

 Collection
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

Ivy City Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: OHP-027
Scope and Contents From 2005 and 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Ivy City Oral History Project, in collaboration with the youth of Ivy City Achievers. She interviewed and supervised interviews with residents of the Ivy City neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The project was part of a larger initiative of Empower D.C., a grassroots nonprofit in D.C., called the Ivy City Neighborhood and Oral History Project, which began in 2004. The larger initiative arose from a plan to preserve Alexander Crummell School in...
Dates: 2005-2007

Samuel Hay Kauffmann Family Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P001
Scope and Contents Approximately 80 photographs of the Kauffmann family including: Samuel Hay Kauffmann, Louise Kauffmann Simpson, Victor Kauffmann, Jessie Christopher Kauffmann, Philip Christopher Kauffmann, and Samuel Hay Kauffmann II. Collection is mostly portrait photographs, including a daguerreotype, tintypes, albumen cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards, gelatin silver developing out paper, and platinum prints. Of note: a tintype Union Case, a Mathew Brady carte-de-visite, Japanese albumen photographic...
Dates: 1844-1916

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