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John Capozzi Collection

 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

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

District of Columbia Statehood Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: 048
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials produced or collected by the D.C. Statehood/Compact Commission (Commission) from 1978 to 1994. The materials include correspondence; reports; clippings; press releases; financial materials; meeting minutes; legislative testimony and bills; Commission publications; pamphlets; brochures; articles; speeches; memorabilia; videos; audiotapes; and photographs. Significant items, activities, and topics covered by the materials include: Commission activities...
Dates: 1788-1994; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1994

Julius Hobson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

Home Rule Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP018
Scope and Contents

A team created by the Washington Times (reporters Rupert Welch and Isaiah J. Poole) conducted a total of 18 oral history interviews as part of a five-part series dealing with home rule. There are no transcripts for this project.

Dates: 1980 - 1990

League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia Records

 Collection
Identifier: 033
Scope and Contents

The collection contains clippings and alphabetically arranged office files maintained by the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia to document its activities. Topics in the records cover primarily local D.C. political issues, but also national and international concerns of the National League of Women Voters. The records are divided into two series: topical files and clippings.

Dates: 1930-1982

Self-Determination for D.C. (SDDC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of office files documenting the activities of the Self-Determination for D.C. Coalition in support of home rule and voting rights issues. In particular, the collection consists of testimony, legislation, lobbying packets, correspondence, and media lists regarding its lobbying efforts in support of Congressional legislation passed in 1973 granting D.C. home rule (D.C. Self-Government and Reorganization Act). The records also contain materials compiled by the coalition...
Dates: 1970-1980