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Congress Heights Historic Building Survey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 097
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of surveys of buildings in Congress Heights with permits circa 1900-1930.

Dates: 1988

Cynthia Connolly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 170
Scope and Contents

The collection contains flyers for musical performances and events, and general promotional flyers. Additional materials include correspondence, newspapers, zines, and other files Connolly accumulated while booking artists, and promoting events for the Washington, D.C. music and arts venue, d.c. space.

Dates: 1987 - 1992

Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 073
Scope and Contents

Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to churches; concerts; Navy Band; restaurants; sesquicentennial of Washington, D.C.; White House, and remodeling.

Dates: 1940-1950

Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: OHP028
Scope and Contents In 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project, interviewing 25 alumni, staff, teachers, and students of Calvin Coolidge Senior High School. Drake applied for and received a $5,000 grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to obtain equipment and facilitate the interviews. A radio show was produced for WPFW of the final interviews; and bound copies of the interviews to give to the alumni. This collection is comprised of 16 audio CDs (14...
Dates: 2007

Council of the District of Columbia Web Archive

 Collection
Identifier: dcpl_web0009
Dates: 2020

COVID-19 - Washington, D.C. Web Archive

 Collection
Identifier: dcpl_web0006
Dates: 2020-

Dr. Darrell Clayton Crain Jr. Photograph Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00010
Identifier: P035
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 270 Kodachrome Ektachrome slides, three empty slide boxes, and one original 8x10 black and white photograph, as well as 275 digital surrogates of all of the analog images donated and several family photographs of Crain and his homes which the Library only received digitally. The photographs document daily life in the Washington, D.C. area, Dr. Crain’s travels around the U.S. and abroad, and important events. Events depicted include the March on Washington for Jobs...
Dates: 1949-1989

Creating and Teaching Real World History Oral History Project

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00029
Identifier: 198
Content Description Creating and Teaching Real World History is a companion project to the Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project. This project includes interviews with Cosby Hunt, creator of the Real World History program, Caitlin Wolf, co-teacher of Real World History from 2015-2017, and Ms. Edith Crutchfield, a long-time D.C. resident who moved to Washington, D.C., from Culpeper, Virginia, in 1953. Ms. Crutchfield first became involved with Real World History when she...
Dates: 1931-2021, undated; Majority of material found within 2020-10 - 2021-03

Joseph Owen Curtis Photographic Collection

 Collection — external hard drive : DIG_00012
Identifier: P007
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 270 black and white prints and 83 slides, the majority of which depict the African-American community of the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C., primarily from the 1920s through the 1970s. The photographs document a historic neighborhood that would be largely razed in the 1950s and 1960s, dramatically changing the landscape and population of the neighborhood. The photographs of streets, businesses, and buildings provide visual...
Dates: 1910 - 1989

D. C. Historic Preservation Division Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, negatives, and some slides of historic properties in the City taken from approximately 1970-1987. The photographs consist of two types: snapshots and enlargements submitted by applicants to support their requests for building permits to renovate historic properties; and photographs maintained by the Division of historic buildings in the District. The collection also contains a very small amount of letters related to historic properties. Photographs of...
Dates: 1937; 1970-1987

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