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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

Rachel Sengers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 173
Scope and Contents

The collection contains promotional flyers, zines, newspaper clippings, and a single page of correspondence.

Dates: 1980 - 2001

Service Workers Union - SEIU Local 82 Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP014
Scope and Contents

Between 1993 and 1997, Service Employees International Union Local 82, the DC branch of a union representing mainly custodial workers, conducted a total of 13 oral history interviews with union members as part of the Service Workers’ Oral History and Education Project. Interviewees were current and former union members of all ages, some who had taken part in union leadership. Topics include work experiences, union politics, interviewee experiences in union leadership, and health.

Dates: 1993 - 1997

Sewage Disposal Plant Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  P028
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eighty-four 8x10 images that detail the construction of the District’s Sewage Disposal Plant between 1903 and 1906. The plant was located at the foot of New Jersey Avenue near the corner of 2nd and N Streets in Southeast D.C. The plant pumps collect sanitary sewage and some stormwater from the city’s sewer system to the Potomac River discharge point at Blue Plains, the southernmost point of the District.

Dates: 1903-1906

Ryan Shepard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PUNK009

Shubert-Garrick-Belasco Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 072
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five bound volumes of financial records from the Shubert-Garrick Theatre and the Shubert-Belasco Theatre. These records show the expenses and financial reports for various productions from 1918 to 1934.

Dates: 1918-1934

Slave Contract Between George Broom and Ignatius Livers

 Collection
Identifier: PBY091
Scope and Contents

One box housing 1 manuscript sheet, size 7 13/16” x 12 13/16”.

Dates: 1808

Paul E. Sluby, Sr. Cemetery Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 126
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, E-mails, and Sluby’s notes on various cemeteries in Washington, D.C. Files are arranged alphabetically by cemetery name, followed by cemetery-related topics.

Dates: Undated

Damu Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 116
Scope and Contents

The Damu Smith papers document Smiths' involvement in activism and community organizations. Among the records are biographical material, notes, photographs, audiocassette tapes, and research files. The research files cover Angola, South Africa, Korea, Iraq, the environment, and organizations such as the French Street Umoja Connection, Louisiana Cancer Alley, and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.

Dates: 1990-1994

Sam Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 154
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of materials related to the personal, professional, and political life of Samuel H. “Sam” Smith. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, both personal and professional, and copies of his numerous writings, excluding his four published books. Additional materials include military and educational records, photographs, ephemera, subject files, materials related to various organizations, and audio visual items.

Dates: 1937 - 2009

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Atwood, Albert W. (Albert William), 1879-1975 1
BYT Media Inc. 1
Bachrach Studios 1
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Evening Star Newspaper Co.. Washington Star, The 1
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Faul, Jan W., 1945- 1
Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia 1
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Figall, Frederick 1
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Foy, MacKenzie River, 1997- 1
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Frank, Madeline Harriet 1
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George Washington University. Center for Washington Area Studies 1
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