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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

DC Public Library Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP003
Scope and Contents

Between 1972 and 1992 the Library conducted 29 oral history interviews with individuals who had a long association with and knowledge of Washington D.C. Topics include childhood experiences, segregation, religion, neighborhoods, education, communities, employment, demographics and social life. The interviews were organized and conducted by Marcia M. Greenlee and Roxanna Deane.

Dates: 1972 - 1992

Albert J. Headley, Jr. Papers

Identifier: 035
Scope and Contents The papers of Albert J. Headley, Jr. consist of materials dealing almost exclusively with the issue of urban development. The materials span the years 1945 to 1976, with the bulk of the items dating from 1955 to 1968. There are a few documents related to Headley, Jr.’s activities in the local Catholic Church and several hand-drawn family trees. Headley, Jr. collected the majority of materials. Community groups such as the National Conference of Catholic Charities, Downtown Progress,...
Dates: 1945-1976

Holloman Family Papers

Identifier: 041
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of the correspondence of Reverend Holloman from the 1920s through the 1960s, years in which he served as pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Washington, D.C. Reverend Holloman's handwritten lecture notes and manuscripts of sermons, speeches, and articles are in the collection as well as some records from the Second Baptist church. Files regarding the Holloman's work in the Lott Carey Society, the National Baptist Convention, Eastern Star, Alpha Sigma...
Dates: 1915-1975

Jewish Historical Society Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP001
Scope and Contents From 1980 – 1981, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, D.C., conducted a total of 26 oral history interviews with local Jewish senior citizens to learn about growing up in Washington in the early years of the 20th century as well as the development of the Jewish community. Topics include arriving and settling in Washington, military service, education, businesses and professions, family relationships, synagogues, traditions and customs, and leisure time activities....
Dates: 1980 - 1981

Charles L. McCollough Collection

Identifier: 015
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records that document the Ministry and life of Charles L. McCollough, Pastor of the United House of Prayer. Documents include: clippings, correspondence, speeches, sermons, meeting minutes and agendas, youth program information, certificates and awards, and photographs.

Dates: 1967-1999

National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C. Section Collection

Identifier: 111
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of yearbooks and programs.

Dates: 1904-1942

Out of Kenilworth Oral History Project

Identifier: OHP022
Scope and Contents Between 2003 and 2005 Joseph Lapp conducted a series of oral history interviews to document the history of the Kenilworth neighborhood. Interviewees included Lapp family members and the Fellowship Haven Church community. Topics include family stories, tenant management movement, Aquatic gardens, African-American experience and the Eastland Gardens community. Digital files include copies of all transcripts, PowerPoint presentation given at Kenilworth History Day celebration, and a general...
Dates: 2003 - 2005

Washington National Cathedral, Gloria in Excelsis Tower Dedication Recordings Collection

Identifier: 079
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two (2) LPs with a recording of the performance at Washington National Cathedral’s Gloria in Excelsis Tower dedication, as well as a book of the dedication ceremony, which includes sheet music.

Dates: 1964-05-07