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Collection consists mainly of yearbooks donated from a variety of sources and assembled by Washingtoniana staff into a collection. A few bound items related to schools in the District of Columbia were added to the collection over the years.
This collection contains correspondence, internal memorandum, proposals, publicity materials, legislative materials, meeting minutes, editorials, and membership lists. Most of these materials are related to Home Rule voting rights for D.C. residents from the 1930s through the 1960s. Organizations mentioned in this collection include the D.C. Suffrage Association, Committee of the 100, Citizens Conference on District Suffrage, and Young People’s Home Rule League.
This collection contains 223 photographs and multiple clippings of political figures, congressional hearings, individuals from Washington D.C., the Capitol Building, as well as hearings and protests related to the Lend-Lease Act of 1941.
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.
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.
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.
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.