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Daughters of the American Revolution Yearbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 084
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Daughters of the American Revolution yearbooks, including the District of Columbia State Chapter and District of Columbia Local Chapters, from 1924-1962.

Dates: 1924-1962

Davidson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PBY011
Scope and Contents Original and reproduction manuscript/transcript materials document periods in the lives of three Georgetown residents who were owners and residents of one of Georgetown’s storied landmarks, Evermay : Samuel Davidson (c 1747 – 1810), a real estate speculator and part-owner of the land where the White House stands, began construction of Evermay in 1792. Lewis Grant Davidson (1779 - 1832), second owner of Evermay, inherited the Georgetown property at 1623 28th Street, NW...
Dates: 1800 - 1900

DC Artists Files

 Collection
Identifier: VF
Dates: Majority of material found within unkown

D.C. Federation of Civic Associations Records

 Collection
Identifier: 027
Scope and Contents

The records include the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations’ (DCFCA) constitution, meeting minutes, and newsletters from member civic associations. It also contains correspondence, reports, clippings, programs, invitations, flyers, legislative materials, handwritten notes, and other records documenting the activities of DCFCA.

Dates: 1960-1979

DC Oral History Collaborative Collection

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Identifier: 180
Scope and Contents

D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.

Dates: 2016-

DC Public Library Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: OHP003
Scope and Contents

Between 1972 and 1992 the Library conducted 29 oral history interviews with individuals who had a long association with and knowledge of Washington D.C. Topics include childhood experiences, segregation, religion, neighborhoods, education, communities, employment, demographics and social life. The interviews were organized and conducted by Marcia M. Greenlee and Roxanna Deane.

Dates: 1972 - 1992

District of Columbia Public Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: 040
Scope and Contents The archive contains the official records of the Washington Free Public Library and the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL). The records include photographs, slides, correspondence, scrapbooks, posters, newsletters, blueprints, maps, architectural drawings, meeting minutes, internal memoranda, audiotapes, reports, payroll ledgers, financial information, and other official files. The records document the operations and projects of the library’s directors, board of trustees, divisions,...
Dates: 1896 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1970

D.C. Public School Survey, Phase II Oral History Project

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Identifier: OHP017
Scope and Contents

Between 1998 and 1999 the Historical Society of Washington conducted a total of 40 oral history interviews with adults who had attended D.C. public schools. Topics include educational experiences, schools attended, dates of graduation. The project director was Karen Washburn, Oral Historian for the Historical Society.

Dates: 1998 - 1999

D.C. Punk (Web) Archive

 Collection
Identifier: dcpl_web0005
Dates: 2020-

D.C. School Newspapers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of multiple bound copies of student newspapers; Tech Life from McKinley Technology High School, Ballou Charter from Frank W. Ballou Senior High School, The Cardozo Owl from Cardozo Senior High School, The Central Bulletin from Central High School, The Coolidge Courier and Colt Pride from Calvin Coolidge High School, The Sentinel from Joel Elias Spingarn High School, and The Balance Sheet from Washington Business High School. None of the newspaper titles are a...
Dates: 1936-2002

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District of Columbia. Public Library 5
WAMU-FM (Radio station : Washington, D.C.) 3
Cherkasky, Mara 2
Drake, Ingrid 2
Women's City Club (Washington, D.C.) 2
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Abracadabra Club 1
Adams Morgan Better Neighborhood Conference 1
Adams-Morgan Community Council 1
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) of Washington, D.C. 1
American Association of University Women. Washington Branch 1
American Society for Public Administration. National Capital Area Chapter 1
American Society of Landscape Architects. Potomac Chapter 1
American Society of Music and Fine Arts 1
Arts Club of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Association of Liberated Librarians 1
Atwood, Albert W. (Albert William), 1879-1975 1
Bachrach Studios 1
Bateman, Grace 1
Beacon College (Leesburg, Fla.) 1
Benjamin Franklin University (Washington, D.C.) 1
Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949 1
Black Nurses Association 1
Black in Space 1
Bloom, George 1
Burgess, Robert 1
Burrows family 1
Calvin Coolidge High School 1
Capital Bicycle Club 1
Capitol Hill History Club 1
Capozzi, John J., Jr. 1
Cardozo Senior High School 1
Cayton, Hannah 1
Center for Inspired Teaching 1
Central High School 1
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
Crain, Darrell Clayton, Jr., Dr. 1
Crutchfield, Edith Amanda, 1936- 1
Curtis, Joseph Owen 1
D.C. Citizens for Better Public Education 1
D.C. Federation of Civic Associations 1
DC Community Humanities Council 1
DC Public Library, Special Collections 1
Daughters of the American Colonists. District of Columbia Society 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. District of Columbia 1
Davidson family 1
District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission 1
District of Columbia Special Library Association 1
District of Columbia Statehood Commission 1
District of Columbia. Department of Transportation 1
District of Columbia. Historic Preservation Division 1
District of Columbia. Militia 1
District of Columbia. Militia. National Rifles 1
District of Columbia. Police Department 1
District of Columbia. Water and Sewer Authority 1
Downtown Progress 1
Dupont Circle Community Association 1
Dupont Park Civic Association 1
Eistophos Science Club 1
Ellis, Sarah E. 1
Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis 1
Evening Star Newspaper Co.. Washington Star, The 1
Farnsboro Tenants Association 1
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
Foggy Bottom Association 1
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
Historic Takoma 1
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
Hollyday House 1
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