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Lucy G. Barber Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 147
Scope and Contents

The Lucy G. Barber Collection is comprised of research files for Barber's book, Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition. Research topics include Jacob Coxey's army, the civil rights movement, the Million Man March, Veterans Against the Vietnam War, women’s suffrage, among others.

Dates: 1878-2011

Margaret Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 133
Scope and Contents This six box collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Cooper and documents her professional; civic and community activities; and achievements. The collection consists largely of certificates, plaques, programs, administrative materials, and miscellaneous materials documenting Cooper’s involvement as an active member and leader of several organizations and institutions, including Third Baptist Church, Christian Endeavor, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc., the East...
Dates: 1918-1998

dc1968 project Web Archive

 Collection
Identifier: dcpl_web00012
Dates: 2020

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

Loretta Carter Hanes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 081
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, legal records, and legislative materials related to Loretta Carter Hanes’ work with Reading Is Fundamental and the problem with sewage and water pipe breaks in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1971-1990

Poor People’s Campaign Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00018
Identifier: 119
Scope and Contents

The contents of this collection include: correspondence, flyers, memorabilia, newsletters, newspaper clippings, poems, and songs.

Dates: 1968

Damu Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 116
Scope and Contents

The Damu Smith papers document Smiths' involvement in activism and community organizations. Among the records are biographical material, notes, photographs, audiocassette tapes, and research files. The research files cover Angola, South Africa, Korea, Iraq, the environment, and organizations such as the French Street Umoja Connection, Louisiana Cancer Alley, and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.

Dates: 1990-1994

WETA Women of Achievement Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP008
Scope and Contents Between 1979 and 1985 WETA-FM conducted a total of 56 "luncheon series" oral history interviews with notable women in the greater Washington, D.C. area. All interviews were a part of a series entitled "Women of Achievement." Each interview is approximately 45 minutes to an hour long and topics included life and work experiences. Interviewees were chosen for their achievements in a wide range of fields, including community volunteering, business, and the arts. The project's director was...
Dates: 1979 - 1985