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Abracadabra Club of Washington, D.C. Records

Identifier: 062
Scope and Contents

The records consist of meeting minutes, attendance records, financial records, correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, photographs and yearbooks, all related to the activities of the Abracadabra Club and its members. The collection also contains two gavels and a block used to call meetings to order. The records reflect the intellectual interests of the members of the Club and cover a wide variety of topics spanning over a century of time.

Dates: 1893-1999

American Security and Trust Company Photograph 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

Albert W. Atwood Collection

Identifier: 064
Scope and Contents

Scope and Content Note: (overall look at the collection) The collection consists of scrapbooks containing Albert W. Atwood’s articles and editorials from The the Saturday Evening Post and The National Geographic Magazine, as well as three books and a poster from the DC Public Library. Also included are photographs, articles, and awards.

The control file for this collection contains a title index of Mr. Atwood’s articles and editorials from The Saturday Evening Post.

Dates: 1911-1975

Bachrach Photograph Collection

Identifier: P024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 156 8x10 inch portraits, of which only one is in black and white. The images were used in an exhibit titled Washington’s Millennium Leaders – Through the Bachrach Lens, which was on display at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library from January 24, 2002 through April 2002. During the exhibition two images, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Armstrong Williams, were stolen and never recovered. Bachrach Studios was asked to replace the missing images,...
Dates: 2002

Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Records

Identifier: 137
Scope and Contents

The Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Collection documents the day-to-day business of the club and contains lists of officers, events, meeting notes, minutes, and programs, printed materials, awards, and officer lists. Of particular note are photographs and scrapbooks documenting Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) events.

Dates: 1914-2004

Black Military Photograph Collection

Identifier: P033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 262 black and white photographs of African Americans in military service during World War II. Photographs depict soldiers in combat, receiving honors or awards, performing duties, training, recovering from injuries, and enjoying leisure activities. Some portraits of soldiers are also included.

Dates: 1942-1946

Frank E. Braxton Collection

Identifier: 146
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials collected by Frank E. Braxton, Sr. Materials include clippings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and 3D materials including license plates and campaign buttons.

Dates: 1900-1918; 1944-2012; undated

Capital Bicycle Club Collection

Identifier: 057
Scope and Contents The collection contains items of the Capital Bicycle Club dating from 1880 to 1929, and includes 126 photographs, two scrapbooks, and five record books. The photographs are of the Club’s events including the 5th Annual League of American Wheelman Races on May 20, 1884 and Herbert S. “Bert” Owen’s Birthday Run on May 7, 1888. Also included are member portraits from the 1880’s by professional photography studios and founding member Max Hansmann cyanotype images. The two scrapbooks span the...
Dates: 1880-1929

Capitol Hill Symphony Society Collection

Identifier: 080
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, memos, by-laws, photographs, programs, meeting minutes, and press releases related to the Capitol Hill Symphony Society. The majority of the materials were created in 1964, although the dates range from 1962 to 1965.

Dates: 1962-1965

Card Mounted Photograph Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: P025
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of various types of cartes-de-visites and cabinet card photographs ,which were popular in the 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1883-1889

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