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1953 Inaugural Committee Reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 201
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the final reports of committees who organized the 1953 Inauguration of President Eisenhower; as well as reports on the Inaugural medal distribution, Inauguration parade, and the aggregate financial report.

Dates: 1952 - 1953

Adams v. Clinton Collection

Identifier: 044
Scope and Contents The documents include approximately one-third of the materials at the time of the donation, which are before the U.S. District Court for D.C. The collection does not contain procedural documents and related documents such as “Friends of the Court” filings nor rebuttal arguments concerning the plaintiffs’ application for a 3-Judge court since the application was granted by the Court. Also included are the original complaint, motions by various defendants to dismiss, oppositions to those...
Dates: 1998-1999

Joaquín de Alba Cartoon Collection

Identifier: 156
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of caricatures of politicians and world leaders, courtroom sketches, and two metal plates of two U.S. congressmen.

Dates: 1966-1967

Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

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

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00030
Identifier: 208
Content Description Please note: This collection contains strong language, references to police brutality, and violent imagery. The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection consists of posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects attached to the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence (BLM Fence) surrounding Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C, from June 2020 to January 2021. The artifacts were attached to the fence to protest the treatment of Black and Brown communities by police and...
Dates: 2020 or 2021

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

John Capozzi Collection

Identifier: 125
Scope and Contents The John Capozzi Collection documents John Capozzi’s political career throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. The majority of the materials relate to Capozzi’s roles as D.C. Shadow Representative and an advocate for D.C. statehood, as well as his fight to prevent the construction of the Barney Circle Freeway. This collection includes items such as personal and non-personal correspondence and memoranda, press clippings and releases, meeting agendas and minutes, financial information for various...
Dates: 1978-2001

Margaret Cooper Papers

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

D.C. Statehood Movement Leaders Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP020
Scope and Contents Between 1997 and 1999 the D.C. Public Library and Councilmember Hilda Mason's office jointly sponsored a program to conduct oral histories of D.C. Statehood movement leaders. The project was funded by a grant from the D.C. Humanities Council and documents the experiences of 10 important Statehood movement leaders. The interviews cover such topics as memories of activist Julius Hobson, the early founding of the Statehood Party, local politics and referendums, constitutional convention, and...
Dates: 1997 - 1999

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