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Adams Morgan Better Neighborhood Conference/Hollyday House Records

 Collection
Identifier: 018
Scope and Contents

Items include by-laws, constitution, statement of purpose, a history, newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial information, studies, reports, photographs, publicity, clippings, membership lists, and incorporation papers for Hollyday House. Topics covered by the records include a neighborhood conference, desegregation, urban renewal, the Hollyday House Chorus, Barney House, the Urban Peace Corps, Church of the Brethren, and fundraising.

Dates: 1930-1962

Joseph Owen Curtis Photographic Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: P007
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 270 black and white prints and 83 slides, the majority of which depict the African-American community of the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C., primarily from the 1920s through the 1970s. The photographs document a historic neighborhood that would be largely razed in the 1950s and 1960s, dramatically changing the landscape and population of the neighborhood. The photographs of streets, businesses, and buildings provide visual...
Dates: 1910 - 1989

District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development

 Collection
Identifier: 165
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 393 color and black and white photographs of DC Housing and Community Development construction projects throughout the District. Most images are of street or infrastructure projects. Of note are images of L’Enfant Plaza, playgrounds, and recreation center projects. The collection is arranged by the Department of Housing and Community Development project number.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1983

Downtown Progress Records

 Collection
Identifier: 025
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports, memoranda, legal papers, and general office files of Downtown Progress. Also included are photographs, sketches, maps, architectural drawings, street diagrams, and slides of buildings and streetscapes located in the downtown urban renewal area of Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1960-1977

Sarah E. Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 019
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, reports, and pamphlets of local issues and citizens’ organizations in which Mrs. Ellis was involved; including the Chillum Heights Citizens’ Association, the D.C. Federation of Citizens’ Associations, Junior Village, the Committee for the Rights of the D.C. Business Community, urban renewal, home rule, and mass transit. Of significance, is a 1972 report titled "Report of the Special Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Urban Renewal in D.C."

Dates: 1945-1979

Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 036
Scope and Contents The items include correspondence, clippings, government reports, legislative testimony, hearing transcripts, litigation, flyers, posters, maps, picket signs, press releases, and printed matter. Significant topics covered in the records include the fight to stop the construction of the Seven Sisters Bridge, I-66, I-95, the North Central Freeway, and the fight to save 69 government-confiscated homes in Northeast Washington, D.C.Information about or from other local and national...
Dates: 1960-1978

Harold Gray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 197
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials collected and created by Harold Gray about committees and councils that he was a part of as a member or chairperson. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, statements, resolutions, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and newsletters. Some materials contain annotations.

Dates: 1956 - 1975

Albert J. Headley, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

Charles Suddarth Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P014
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 39 images (three proof sheets each containing nine images and three additional photographs). Additionally there are 39 negatives, however there is one negative without a corresponding print and one image without a negative.

Dates: 1900-1984

Messiah and Bertha King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 063
Scope and Contents

The items in this collection consist of correspondence, church bulletins and programs, a prayer book, and various early twentieth century ephemera.

Dates: 1906-1960

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