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Gus L. Wolf Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P029
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twenty-seven glass plate negatives and corresponding 8x10 black & white prints, dating from circa 1880-1900. Image subjects include the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, U.S. Capitol, Lafayette Park, Mount Vernon, and the Petersen House. Additionally there are several images of what is believed to be the Potomac River, as well as a number of unidentifiable locations.

Dates: 1880-1900

Women’s Advertising Club of Washington Records

 Collection
Identifier: 053
Scope and Contents The collection consists of board meeting minutes, annual reports, treasurer reports, financial records, clippings, and photographs from the Club’s records. It also contains editions of the “Ad Woman of Washington” and “Washington Ad Woman”, newsletters of the Club. Of particular significance are photographs, correspondence, memoranda, event programs and other items that document events and activities conducted by the Club in the mid-1960s for inner city girls who named themselves the “Go...
Dates: 1943-1975

Women’s City Club of Washington, D.C. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 049
Scope and Contents

Records from the Women’s City Club of Washington, DC extend from 1924 through 1983. The collection contains by-laws, annual reports, monthly bulletins, programs, and yearbooks. Significant items in the collection are the twentieth anniversary yearbook and bulletin containing highlights, reminiscences, and the history of the club from 1919 through 1939.

Dates: 1924-1983

Women's City Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 032
Scope and Contents

The materials are primarily meeting minutes of the Women's City Club of Washington, D.C. from 1919 through 1972. Also included are scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and administrative records which document the Club's founding and activities.

Dates: 1919-1974

Woodridge Book Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 024
Scope and Contents

The Woodridge Book Club collection consists of yearly handbooks from 1931 through 1964. Significant items in the collection are handbooks covering China and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) during the years of 1942 through 1946.

Dates: 1931-1964

H.D. Woodson and Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 093
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials found in the former home of Howard D. Woodson, including personal documents from his time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and items from when he served as the superintendent of Sunday school at the Metropolitan A. M. E. Church in Washington, D.C. Example materials include a commencement program, treasurer reports, a tax levy, monthly reports, class lists, teaching aides, annual reports, construction quotes and contracts, invoices, and speeches.

Dates: 1852-1913

Minnie S. Woodson Family Genealogical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 091
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials collected by Minnie S. Woodson while researching the history of the Woodson family, including items such as clippings, census records, family trees, articles, photographs, correspondence, and newsletters. Of particular interest is information regarding the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society newsletter.

Dates: 1842-1994

Wormley Family Genealogical Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 065
Scope and Contents The collection was organized by the Wormley family before it was transferred to the Library. An index was published and included in the collection. Therefore, it was decided that the collection maintain its original order. However, there are volumes listed in the index that are not present in the collection. Included with the collection are three CD-ROM discs that contain scanned images of the volumes. However, these discs are not complete. Several items are missing from the files of various...
Dates: 1784-1984

Ruby K. Worner Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: P011
Scope and Contents The photo album contains 140 black and white prints and 59 negatives; the majority of the photographs are of noteworthy events and locations in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Although all photographs are undated, based on the style of clothing, model of automobiles and city landmarks, the images date from between circa 1925 and 1935. The photographs range in size from 1”x1 ½” and 3”x4 ¼.” Of importance are photographs of the Cherry Blossom Festival, President Herbert Hoover’s Inauguration,...
Dates: 1925-1930

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 104
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of clippings, pamphlets, promotional materials, and organizational information pertaining to the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1912-1989

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