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Paul Philips Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 100
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of works and materials collected or authored by Paul Phillips Cooke. Items include clippings, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and publications from a variety of organizations, including the Cosmos and Torch Clubs. Additionally, there is information on Cooke's time as a student at Miners Teachers College and as President of the D.C. Teachers College.

Dates: 1871-2000

District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education (DCCBPE) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 002
Scope and Contents The collection contains District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education (DCCBPE) annual and board of directors’ meeting minutes, administrative directives, legislative testimony, financial reports, and copies of the organization’s newsletter, the Bulletin Board. Other materials included are numerous studies and reports sponsored by DCCBPE including Student Responsibilities and Rights, A Quest for Educational Opportunity in a Major Urban School District, and Creating Resource...
Dates: 1965 - 1982

Family Stories

 Collection
Identifier: 168
Content Description

This collection features 304 short stories written by children, ages 5 to 13 years old, who attend various DC Public Schools. The stories, both written and typed, are about the child’s family and often include a drawing that illustrates their story. The project was a collaboration between the DC Public Library and the DC Public Schools. The stories were written in honor of National Library Week in 1990.

Dates: 1990

Francis A. Gregory Genealogical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 005
Scope and Contents The collection was artificially created by the Library and consists of the Shaed and Baltimore family papers; as well materials regarding Elzie Hoffman. It includes photographs, programs, published books, biographies, letters, certificates, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, and other family memorabilia. The collection has been divided into series by family. Many of the items are related to Washington, D.C. educational institutions that most of the members of the families attended; Dunbar...
Dates: 1902 - 1975

Mamie Himmelwright McIlwee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 161
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, legal documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Mamie H. McIlwee’s work advocating for resources for Petworth public schools and libraries.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1932 - 1952

Mary G. Ziegler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 010
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection relate to Mary Ziegler’s career as an educator of persons with intellectual disabilities at the District Training School for the Feeble Minded in Laurel, Maryland (later Forest Haven Asylum). Materials include photographs of activities and events; publications on the education of persons with intellectual disabilities; press releases; programs; a newsletter; correspondence; awards; published books; and certificates. Of note are seven scrapbooks created by...
Dates: 1950-1980