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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

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

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 100
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of works and materials collected or authored by Paul Phillips Cooke. Items include clippings, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and publications from a variety of organizations, including the Cosmos and Torch Clubs. Additionally, there is information on Cooke's time as a student at Miners Teachers College and as President of the D.C. Teachers College.

Dates: 1871-2000

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

Margaret Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 133
Scope and Contents This six box collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Cooper and documents her professional; civic and community activities; and achievements. The collection consists largely of certificates, plaques, programs, administrative materials, and miscellaneous materials documenting Cooper’s involvement as an active member and leader of several organizations and institutions, including Third Baptist Church, Christian Endeavor, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc., the East...
Dates: 1918-1998

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Faul, Jan W., 1945- 1
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George Washington University. Center for Washington Area Studies 1
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Greg Reynold Dance Quintet 1
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