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Adams-Morgan Community Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: 011
Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, minutes, announcements, budgets, and clippings. Topics covered include housing, racial discrimination, and community organizations.

Dates: 1946-1967

American Security and Trust Company Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 400 total images, including 369 3x3 black and white photographs and 350 negatives, depicting residential and commercial properties located throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area between the years of 1956 and 1958 (though several images are undated). Many of the photographs are mounted on note cards that list the property’s address, the owner, and the date. The majority of the images show the exterior of a property, though there are some interiors and...
Dates: 1956 - 1957

D. C. Historic Preservation Division Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, negatives, and some slides of historic properties in the City taken from approximately 1970-1987. The photographs consist of two types: snapshots and enlargements submitted by applicants to support their requests for building permits to renovate historic properties; and photographs maintained by the Division of historic buildings in the District. The collection also contains a very small amount of letters related to historic properties. Photographs of...
Dates: 1937; 1970-1987

Dupont Circle Community Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 106
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, legal documents, clippings, and correspondence related to the Dupont Circle Community Association.

Dates: 1972-1978

Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 036
Scope and Contents The items include correspondence, clippings, government reports, legislative testimony, hearing transcripts, litigation, flyers, posters, maps, picket signs, press releases, and printed matter. Significant topics covered in the records include the fight to stop the construction of the Seven Sisters Bridge, I-66, I-95, the North Central Freeway, and the fight to save 69 government-confiscated homes in Northeast Washington, D.C.Information about or from other local and national...
Dates: 1960-1978

Farnsboro Tenants Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 031
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials produced and obtained by the Farnsboro Tenants Association. It includes clippings, newsletters, petitions, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-1978

First Capital Realty Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 172
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of 461 photographs and 913 negatives depicting residential and commercial properties located throughout Washington, DC from ca. 1987-1989. Many of the photographs are mounted on cardstock pages that list information about the property, such as its name, neighborhood, number of units (if applicable), owner, and cost. The majority of the images show the exterior of a property, though there are some shots of interiors, details, and/or surrounding areas,...
Dates: Circa 1985

Albert J. Headley, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 035
Scope and Contents The papers of Albert J. Headley, Jr. consist of materials dealing almost exclusively with the issue of urban development. The materials span the years 1945 to 1976, with the bulk of the items dating from 1955 to 1968. There are a few documents related to Headley, Jr.’s activities in the local Catholic Church and several hand-drawn family trees. Headley, Jr. collected the majority of materials. Community groups such as the National Conference of Catholic Charities, Downtown Progress,...
Dates: 1945-1976

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

Washington Housing Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 006
Scope and Contents

The records primarily contain monthly reports and newsletters of the Washington Housing Association (WHA) from 1953 through 1961. Also included are reports and studies prepared or published by WHA ; and testimony and statements submitted to Congress by WHA members on housing issues.

Dates: 1953-1961