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American Society of Music and Fine Arts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 109
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings, meeting minutes, invitations, and event announcements.

Dates: 1934-1964

Albert W. Atwood Collection

 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

Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Records

 Collection
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

Capital Bicycle Club Collection

 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

Colonial School for Girls Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 178
Scope and Contents The collection contains three scrapbooks for the academic years 1921-1922, 1922-1923, and 1924-1925. Each holds a variety of materials including dress requirements, flyers for art performances, and general promotional flyers for D.C. arts events, newspaper clippings, charts, menus, and event invitations. Additionally, materials include both hand-written, typed notes, and excerpts from school diaries. According to the title page, the scope of the materials focuses on “Washington, its...
Dates: 1921 - 1925

Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 073
Scope and Contents

Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to churches; concerts; Navy Band; restaurants; sesquicentennial of Washington, D.C.; White House, and remodeling.

Dates: 1940-1950

District of Columbia Militia Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 068
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three scrapbooks about the D.C. Militia (National Guard) Engineer Battalion. Materials included in the scrapbooks include: clippings from local and national newspapers, correspondence, programs, flyers, maps, blueprints, and photographs. The scrapbooks are labeled "1890-1898," however, the materials extend to 1906. Each scrapbook contains notes at the beginning regarding the contents.

Dates: 1890-1906

District of Columbia Police Department Scrapbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 069
Scope and Contents

The four scrapbooks that make up this collection contain clippings, programs, and photographs documenting the successes and failures of the Metropolitan Police Department. Also included in these scrapbooks are clippings related to the King and Queen of England.

Dates: 1939-1948

Charles B. Dulcan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 078
Scope and Contents

This collection contains clippings, photographs, correspondence, organizational information, and 78 RPM records related to Charles B. Dulcan and the Hecht Company.

Dates: 1912-1952

Marilyn Smithson Hodgson School of Dance and Expression Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P003
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photographs of dancers from the school with some dance programs and clippings about the school’s performance recitals. The photographs depict a wide range of dance costumes and dance styles, including ballet, tap, modern, ethnic, and exotic. The photographs are stylized and staged shots and appear to have been taken after or before, rather than during performances. The collection contains mostly black and white photographs, but also has a sizable amount...
Dates: 1913-1941

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