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Martha McNeil Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 089
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Washington Post reporter Martha McNeil Hamilton’s research notes and articles pertaining to the fight for D.C. home rule, as well as related items such as reports, clippings, government documents, hearing transcripts, correspondence and election results.

Dates: 1971-1997

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

Home Rule Committee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 055
Scope and Contents

The materials include meeting minutes; correspondence; congressional testimony; by-laws; pamphlets; a history of the Home Rule Committee; political pins and stickers; and clippings. Folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1939-1961

League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia Records

 Collection
Identifier: 033
Scope and Contents

The collection contains clippings and alphabetically arranged office files maintained by the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia to document its activities. Topics in the records cover primarily local D.C. political issues, but also national and international concerns of the National League of Women Voters. The records are divided into two series: topical files and clippings.

Dates: 1930-1982

Milepost to Self-Government Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP013
Scope and Contents On February 27, 1993, the Washingtoniana Division held a public panel entitled “Milestone on the Road to Self-Government” at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The panel was part of the 20th Annual Conference on Washington, D.C. Historical Studies. Panelists included John Bonner Duncan, Walter E. Washington, John Hechinger, and Charles Horsky, prominent D.C. politicians who played key roles in D.C.’s transition from the three-commissioner-led government to home rule in 1973. The panel...
Dates: 1993

Self-Determination for D.C. (SDDC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of office files documenting the activities of the Self-Determination for D.C. Coalition in support of home rule and voting rights issues. In particular, the collection consists of testimony, legislation, lobbying packets, correspondence, and media lists regarding its lobbying efforts in support of Congressional legislation passed in 1973 granting D.C. home rule (D.C. Self-Government and Reorganization Act). The records also contain materials compiled by the coalition...
Dates: 1970-1980

Harry S. Wender Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 009
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, internal memorandum, proposals, publicity materials, legislative materials, meeting minutes, editorials, and membership lists. Most of these materials are related to Home Rule voting rights for D.C. residents from the 1930s through the 1960s. Organizations mentioned in this collection include the D.C. Suffrage Association, Committee of the 100, Citizens Conference on District Suffrage, and Young People’s Home Rule League.

Dates: 1930-1973

Women's City Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 032
Scope and Contents

The materials are primarily meeting minutes of the Women's City Club of Washington, D.C. from 1919 through 1972. Also included are scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and administrative records which document the Club's founding and activities.

Dates: 1919-1974