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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

Betty Beale Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 189
Scope and Contents The Betty Beale Collection consists of 14 small spiral-bound notebooks and one Selectronics WordFinder 224 from ca. 1952 -1981, all of which belonged to journalist Betty Beale. The notebooks contain handwritten notes in both English and shorthand. The notes in English include names of individuals, places, phone numbers, addresses, numbers and figures, schedules/itineraries, and other miscellaneous bits of information. The shorthand notes have not been translated to English. Within the...
Dates: ca. 1952-1981

Benjamin Franklin University Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 114
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of yearbooks and alumni and student books.

Dates: 1925-1964

Clifford Berryman Cartoon Collection

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00001
Identifier: P008
Scope and Contents The Clifford Berryman Cartoon Collection contains 108 political cartoons drawn for publication in the Washington Evening Star from approximately 1900 to 1948. Drawn in pen and ink on posterboard, the majority of these oversized cartoons measure either 13.5” x 14.25” or 18” x 15.75”. In general, the subjects of the cartoons pertain to local District of Columbia issues as opposed to national news. The cartoons address community issues, congressional appropriation and District finances,...
Dates: 1900 - 1948

Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Records

 Collection
Identifier: 137
Scope and Contents

The Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Collection documents the day-to-day business of the club and contains lists of officers, events, meeting notes, minutes, and programs, printed materials, awards, and officer lists. Of particular note are photographs and scrapbooks documenting Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) events.

Dates: 1914-2004

Black in Space Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 218
Content Description

This collction includes born digital files from Black in Space: A Virtual Black Pride Experience that was held May 21 - 25, 2020. The inaugural journey was a five day virtual series of experiences that celebrated the diversity and resilience of Black LGBTQ+ communities through storytelling and technology.

Dates: 2020-05-21 - 2020-05-25

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00030
Identifier: 208
Content Description Please note: This collection contains strong language, references to police brutality, and violent imagery. The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection consists of posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects attached to the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence (BLM Fence) surrounding Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C, from June 2020 to January 2021. The artifacts were attached to the fence to protest the treatment of Black and Brown communities by police and...
Dates: 2020 or 2021

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Oral History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 231
Content Description

Oral history interviews commissioned by the DC Public Library Foundation documenting a subset of the activist community at the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence in Lafayette Park who worked to protect and curate the Fence.

Dates: 2021-02-05 - 2023

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection

 Collection — external hard drive: DIG_00030
Identifier: 228
Scope and Contents

The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection documents the appearance of this temporary but important landmark on the north side of Lafayette Square over two days in January 2021.

Dates: 2021-02 - 2021-04

Black Military Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 262 black and white photographs of African Americans in military service during World War II. Photographs depict soldiers in combat, receiving honors or awards, performing duties, training, recovering from injuries, and enjoying leisure activities. Some portraits of soldiers are also included.

Dates: 1942-1946

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