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Craig Rosen and the Static Disruptors D.C. Groove Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 149
Abstract

The Static Disruptors was a go-go band founded in the 1980s by Craig Rosen. The Craig Rosen and the Static Disruptors D.C. Groove Collection documents the band's career and place in the go-go and hardcore punk scenes in Washington D.C. in the 1980s. Included in the collection are vinyl LPs, cassette tapes, DVDs, and audiotapes. Also included are correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1980-2013

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

Arnold and Ophelia Daniels Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 082
Scope and Contents This collection covers Ophelia Daniels’ involvement in various D.C. civic associations, local D.C. politics, as well as her work as a school counselor in the D.C. public school system, primarily focusing on the 1970s-1980s with some materials spanning from the 1940s to the 1990s. Some other family members’ work in education, such as Ophelia’s husband Arnold Daniels, son Danny Daniels, and father William Cope Jr., are featured as well. The collection also includes photographs, letters,...
Dates: 1920s-1990s

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

John Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PUNK002
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials from aspects of John Davis’s career in the punk, and indie rock scene in Washington, D.C., in the 1990s and 2000s. The majority of items were created by Davis, are about him, or are about bands he was involved with; the remainder are directly connected to the broader punk scene.

Dates: 1991 - 2015

D.C. Federation of Civic Associations Records

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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

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Atwood, Albert W. (Albert William), 1879-1975 1
BYT Media Inc. 1
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Black in Space 1
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Connolly, Cynthia 1
Cook, Verla R. 1
Cooke, Paul P. 1
Cooper, Margaret 1
Council of Jewish Women (U.S.) 1
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Ellis, Sarah E. 1
Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis 1
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Evening Star Newspaper Co.. Washington Star, The 1
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Faul, Jan W., 1945- 1
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Fenning, Karl, 1881-1963 1
Figall, Frederick 1
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Foy, MacKenzie River, 1997- 1
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