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Capitol Rock Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 177
Scope and Contents

Includes materials gathered for the writing of the First Edition of Capitol Rock, published in 1996. Materials include copies of newspaper and magazine articles as well as transcripts of interviews conducted by Mr. Opsasnick.

Dates: 1957 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1996

John Capozzi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 125
Scope and Contents The John Capozzi Collection documents John Capozzi’s political career throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. The majority of the materials relate to Capozzi’s roles as D.C. Shadow Representative and an advocate for D.C. statehood, as well as his fight to prevent the construction of the Barney Circle Freeway. This collection includes items such as personal and non-personal correspondence and memoranda, press clippings and releases, meeting agendas and minutes, financial information for various...
Dates: 1978-2001

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

Manon Cleary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 223
Scope and Contents The papers were donated to the DC Public Library by the estate of Manon Cleary as facilitated by her husband F. Steven Kijek. These records are incomplete as Kijek still retains a portion of the materials. The collection documents the personal and professional life of Cleary, as an artist and educator in Washington DC and includes, but not limited to, correspondence, notes, photographs, artwork, reviews, ephemera, and printed materials. Combined, the materials present a detailed picture of...
Dates: 1942 - 2016

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

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