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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 Nurses Association of Greater Washington, DC Area, Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: 122
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of awards, correspondence, membership data, miscellaneous items, organization finances, organization memorabilia, photographs, plaques, and printed materials.

Dates: 1971 - 2007

Burrows Family Papers

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Identifier: PBY032
Scope and Contents This collection consists of bills and receipts paid by various members of the Burrows family. The majority were paid by Alexander Burrows (ca. 1785-1862) between 1820 and 1857, while the rest were paid by Mary V. Burrows (ca. 1827-1901) and Jane Burrows between 1866 and 1901. Mary V. Burrows may be the daughter-in-law of Alexander Burrows. Various spellings of the Burrows surname include Burris and Burroughs. Correspondence includes an 1853 document outlining the preamble and...
Dates: 1820 - 1907

Josephine Butler Papers

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Identifier: 134
Abstract Josephine Butler co-founded the D.C. Statehood Movement with Julius Hobson. She was a staunch proponent of city parks and recreation places for families, children and communities throughout the city. Butler’s work led to the desegregation of city schools, establishment of safe spaces for children, and the development health care reform. The Josephine Butler Papers document Butler's career as a community activist and contain subject files on organizations she was involved with and causes she...
Dates: 1965-2006

Beatrice Murphy Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 123
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Beatrice Murphy Campbell’s biographical information; correspondence; photographs; documents related to her community involvement and service with organizations and government agencies; and speeches and testimonies. The collection is divided into eight series: 1. Biographical, 2. Correspondence, 3. Organizations, 4. Speeches and testimony, 5. Clippings and newsletters, 6. Awards, 7. Miscellaneous, and 8. Photographs. Series 3 is divided into four sub-series: 1....
Dates: 1979-1989, undated

Capital Bicycle Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 057
Scope and Contents The collection contains items of the Capital Bicycle Club dating from 1880 to 1929, and includes 126 photographs, two scrapbooks, and five record books. The photographs are of the Club’s events including the 5th Annual League of American Wheelman Races on May 20, 1884 and Herbert S. “Bert” Owen’s Birthday Run on May 7, 1888. Also included are member portraits from the 1880’s by professional photography studios and founding member Max Hansmann cyanotype images. The two scrapbooks span the...
Dates: 1880-1929

Capital Children's Museum - "Changing Communication in the Family" Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP007
Scope and Contents

in 1983, the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D.C., conducted approximately 39 oral history interviews with adults over 60 years of age. The project focused om the childhood experiences of the interviewees. Topics also includes general life experiences and historical milestones. The project's director was Tom Lane and adolescents conducted the interviews.

Dates: 1983

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