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Card Mounted Photograph Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: P025
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of various types of cartes-de-visites and cabinet card photographs ,which were popular in the 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1883-1889

Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 194
Content Description

Oral history interviews recorded by students in the Real World History class at Center for Inspired Teaching.

Dates: 2014-

Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 042
Scope and Contents Collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial materials, membership lists, and clippings regarding the activities of the Chillum Heights Citizens' Association. Collection also includes topical files on such subjects as D.C. Home Rule and suffrage, juvenile delinquency, crime, civil rights, racism, D.C. budgets, the Rock Creek expressway; as well as items from the Federation of Citizens Association and Neighbors Inc. Folders are arranged into three series: administrative...
Dates: 1894-1989

Choral Society of Washington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 070
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection are: clippings, bulletins, correspondence, programs, tickets, financial records, meeting minutes, and printed items. The “Book of Blanks” contains an example of each item printed by the Society (programs, tickets, form letters, etc.), the number ordered, and the cost to the Society. With the exception of one folder of the earliest meeting minutes, all materials are located in bound volumes. These bound volumes have been placed in acid-free boxes

Dates: 1884-1910

Cleveland Park Garden Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 038
Scope and Contents

Records from the Cleveland Park Garden Club extend from 1953 through 1984. The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, meeting minutes, by-laws, membership lists, and newsletters. Significant items in the collection are a letter signed by First Lady Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson and the Garden Club scrapbook highlighting various projects undertaken by the group. Included are articles from the Washington Post and photographs of members and club projects.

Dates: 1953-1984

Colonial School for Girls Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 178
Scope and Contents The collection contains three scrapbooks for the academic years 1921-1922, 1922-1923, and 1924-1925. Each holds a variety of materials including dress requirements, flyers for art performances, and general promotional flyers for D.C. arts events, newspaper clippings, charts, menus, and event invitations. Additionally, materials include both hand-written, typed notes, and excerpts from school diaries. According to the title page, the scope of the materials focuses on “Washington, its...
Dates: 1921 - 1925

Colony Theatre Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P020
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 16 8x10 inch black and white images shot by Frederick Figall. The images are of the exterior and interior of the Colony Theatre, which was located 4921 Georgia Avenue NW in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1988

Columbian Harmony and Payne's Cemetery Ledgers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 066
Scope and Contents

The ten ledgers were organized in chronological order based on the first entry in each book. Information found in the ledgers includes: name of deceased, plot location, and date of burial.

Dates: 1901-1959

Columbian Newspaper Research Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 030
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of background research materials gathered for issues of the Columbian Newspaper. Included in the materials are correspondence, clippings, press releases, photographs, government documents, publications, reports, flyers, legal pleadings, and handwritten notes. The folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1973 - 1977

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American Association of University Women. Washington Branch 1
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American Society of Landscape Architects. Potomac Chapter 1
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Atwood, Albert W. (Albert William), 1879-1975 1
Bachrach Studios 1
Bateman, Grace 1
Beacon College (Leesburg, Fla.) 1
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Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949 1
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Black in Space 1
Bloom, George 1
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Capital Bicycle Club 1
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Capozzi, John J., Jr. 1
Cardozo Senior High School 1
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Center for Inspired Teaching 1
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Chillum Heights Citizens' Association 1
Cleveland Park Garden Club 1
Colonial School for Girls 1
Columbian Newspaper 1
Congress Heights Historic Building Survey 1
Connolly, Cynthia 1
Cook, Verla R. 1
Council of Jewish Women (U.S.) 1
Cragin family 1
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Crutchfield, Edith Amanda, 1936- 1
Curtis, Joseph Owen 1
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District of Columbia. Department of Transportation 1
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Eistophos Science Club 1
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Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis 1
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
Fenning, Karl, 1881-1963 1
Figall, Frederick 1
First Capital Realty (Firm) 1
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Foxall family 1
Frank W. Ballou Senior High School (Washington, D.C.) 1
Frank, Madeline Harriet 1
Friends of Eastern Market 1
Friendship Citizens Association 1
George Washington University. Center for Washington Area Studies 1
Goodman, Harry 1
Greg Reynold Dance Quintet 1
Hagemeyer, Alice Lougee 1
Hambright, Harlan 1
Hamilton, Martha McNeil 1
Hanes, Loretta Carter 1
Harmony Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) 1
Hazel, John 1
Headley, Albert J., Jr. 1
Historic Mount Pleasant, Inc. 1
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Historical Society of Washington, D.C. 1
Hoachlander, Anice 1
Hobson, Julius W. 1
Hoffman, Elzie Schubert 1
Holloman, John L. S. , Reverend 1
Holloman, Rosa 1
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