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Adams Morgan Better Neighborhood Conference/Hollyday House Records

 Collection
Identifier: 018
Scope and Contents

Items include by-laws, constitution, statement of purpose, a history, newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial information, studies, reports, photographs, publicity, clippings, membership lists, and incorporation papers for Hollyday House. Topics covered by the records include a neighborhood conference, desegregation, urban renewal, the Hollyday House Chorus, Barney House, the Urban Peace Corps, Church of the Brethren, and fundraising.

Dates: 1930-1962

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

Arts Club of Washington, D.C. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 012
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photocopied clippings taken from newspaper society pages from 1916 to the 1960s. Topics include exhibits, announcements, officer of elections, and programs. Original documents include two volumes of monthly calendars, 1929-1947; the newsletter “Artifacts,” 1952-1964; invitations and programs from the annual dance, “Bal Boheme;” annual financial statements; a copy of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, 1950; and training manuals for historic...
Dates: 1916-1990

Clifford Berryman Cartoon Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00001
Identifier: P008
Scope and Contents The Clifford Berryman Cartoon Collection contains 108 political cartoons drawn for publication in the Washington Evening Star from approximately 1900 to 1948. Drawn in pen and ink on posterboard, the majority of these oversized cartoons measure either 13.5” x 14.25” or 18” x 15.75”. In general, the subjects of the cartoons pertain to local District of Columbia issues as opposed to national news. The cartoons address community issues, congressional appropriation and District finances,...
Dates: 1900 - 1948

Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 042
Scope and Contents Collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial materials, membership lists, and clippings regarding the activities of the Chillum Heights Citizens' Association. Collection also includes topical files on such subjects as D.C. Home Rule and suffrage, juvenile delinquency, crime, civil rights, racism, D.C. budgets, the Rock Creek expressway; as well as items from the Federation of Citizens Association and Neighbors Inc. Folders are arranged into three series: administrative...
Dates: 1894-1989

Columbian Newspaper Research Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 030
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of background research materials gathered for issues of the Columbian Newspaper. Included in the materials are correspondence, clippings, press releases, photographs, government documents, publications, reports, flyers, legal pleadings, and handwritten notes. The folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1973 - 1977

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 Militia Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 068
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three scrapbooks about the D.C. Militia (National Guard) Engineer Battalion. Materials included in the scrapbooks include: clippings from local and national newspapers, correspondence, programs, flyers, maps, blueprints, and photographs. The scrapbooks are labeled "1890-1898," however, the materials extend to 1906. Each scrapbook contains notes at the beginning regarding the contents.

Dates: 1890-1906

Sarah E. Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 019
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, reports, and pamphlets of local issues and citizens’ organizations in which Mrs. Ellis was involved; including the Chillum Heights Citizens’ Association, the D.C. Federation of Citizens’ Associations, Junior Village, the Committee for the Rights of the D.C. Business Community, urban renewal, home rule, and mass transit. Of significance, is a 1972 report titled "Report of the Special Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Urban Renewal in D.C."

Dates: 1945-1979

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

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