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Ann Satterthwaite Papers

 Collection
Identifier: PBY037
Scope and Contents

Collection of files assembled by donor in the course of volunteer work on the Georgetown Waterfront Commission, 1968-1986.

Dates: 1968 - 1986

Archive This Moment D.C. Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 144
Scope and Contents Archive This Moment D.C. tells the story of daily life in the District during the initial quarantine period of March 25, 2020 to May 28, 2020. Materials were collected from public Instagram posts submitted through the hashtag #archivethismomentdc. The structure of the original social media posts have been recreated as closely as possible. Materials that were posted together have been grouped together in this collection. In addition to social media, creators also submitted materials using a...
Dates: 2020-03 - 2020-06

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

Arts Club of Washington, D.C. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 012
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photocopied clippings taken from newspaper society pages from 1916 to the 1960s. Topics include exhibits, announcements, officer of elections, and programs. Original documents include two volumes of monthly calendars, 1929-1947; the newsletter “Artifacts,” 1952-1964; invitations and programs from the annual dance, “Bal Boheme;” annual financial statements; a copy of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, 1950; and training manuals for historic...
Dates: 1916-1990

Association of Liberated Librarians Records

 Collection
Identifier: 157
Scope and Contents The collection includes organizational documents made and collected by the Association of Liberation Librarians (ALL). This includes bylaws, membership and job/volunteer announcements, meeting minutes and reports, newsletters, correspondence, and material relating to site visits. Since many of the organizers and later leaders of the Association of Liberated Librarians (ALL) also held leadership positions in both the District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) and the DC Chapter of the...
Dates: 1953-1997

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

Bachrach Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 156 8x10 inch portraits, of which only one is in black and white. The images were used in an exhibit titled Washington’s Millennium Leaders – Through the Bachrach Lens, which was on display at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library from January 24, 2002 through April 2002. During the exhibition two images, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Armstrong Williams, were stolen and never recovered. Bachrach Studios was asked to replace the missing images,...
Dates: 2002

Lucy G. Barber Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 147
Scope and Contents

The Lucy G. Barber Collection is comprised of research files for Barber's book, Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition. Research topics include Jacob Coxey's army, the civil rights movement, the Million Man March, Veterans Against the Vietnam War, women’s suffrage, among others.

Dates: 1878-2011

Beacon College Celebración de la Mujer Latina Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP002
Scope and Contents In 1981, Beacon College conducted a total of 17 oral history interviews with Latinas who had immigrated to Washington, D.C and settled in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. Topics include childhood experiences in interviewees’ country of origin, immigration to Washington D.C., family structure, work and social experiences, comparison between their country and the United States, religion, and the Hispanic community in Washington. As stated in thier grant application, the project focused on the...
Dates: 1980

Benjamin Franklin University Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 114
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of yearbooks and alumni and student books.

Dates: 1925-1964

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