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Lemon and Mary Hine Papers

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00027
Identifier: 076
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of both Lemon and Mary Hine. Correspondence begins in the 1850s and continues into the late 1880s. Most of the letters are matched to their individual envelopes. Includes letters to and from their children and descendants of the Hine family. Additional materials include financial records, photographs, publications, articles, and invitations. The materials are divided into three series: Correspondence, Photographs, and...
Dates: 1855-1993; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1914

Historic Image Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: HIC
Scope and Contents

The library has accepted donations, purchased, and collected images for the Historical Image Collection since the early 1920s. Collection strengths include: Streets; Federal buildings; Federal monuments and memorials; Houses and estates; Commercial buildings; and Early Washingtonians.

Dates: 1800 - 1960

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

Holloman Family Papers

 Collection
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

Home Rule Committee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 055
Scope and Contents

The materials include meeting minutes; correspondence; congressional testimony; by-laws; pamphlets; a history of the Home Rule Committee; political pins and stickers; and clippings. Folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1939-1961

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

Homer Building Research Materials Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of notes, clippings, research resources, correspondence, plat maps, and legal documents related to the citizens’ action group Don’t Tear It Down and the Homer Building (601 13th Street NW). Detailed results of research on the Homer Building are located in FF9 and FF10.

Dates: 1979-1980

Theodor Horydczak Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P005
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of black and white photographs of Washington, D.C. buildings, streets, and monuments taken by Theodor Horydczak. Photographs have been arranged by subject and are listed in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

Humanities Council

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-027
Dates: 2013 - 2017

Independent Living for the Handicapped / Belmont Independent Living

 Collection
Identifier: 163
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of administrative records, meeting minutes, agendas, financial statements, management reports, correspondence, ephemera, and printed and audio/visual material related to the work and activities of Independent Living for the Handicapped and Belmont Independent Living between the years of 1982 and 2001. Some items are restricted.

Dates: Unknown

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