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District of Columbia Statehood Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: 048
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials produced or collected by the D.C. Statehood/Compact Commission (Commission) from 1978 to 1994. The materials include correspondence; reports; clippings; press releases; financial materials; meeting minutes; legislative testimony and bills; Commission publications; pamphlets; brochures; articles; speeches; memorabilia; videos; audiotapes; and photographs. Significant items, activities, and topics covered by the materials include: Commission activities...
Dates: 1788-1994; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1994

Arrington Dixon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 132
Scope and Contents

The Arrington Dixon Papers Collection contains materials including campaign ephemera; correspondence; newspaper clippings and publications; photographs; pamphlets; and other documents related to Dixon’s political campaigns, work in city government (especially for the District of Columbia City Council), and personal life. The bulk of the collection covers 1953 to 1989.

Dates: 1935-2008; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1989

Downtown Progress Records

 Collection
Identifier: 025
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports, memoranda, legal papers, and general office files of Downtown Progress. Also included are photographs, sketches, maps, architectural drawings, street diagrams, and slides of buildings and streetscapes located in the downtown urban renewal area of Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1960-1977

Dr. Arthur A. Snyder Personal Receipts and Georgetown Assembly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PBY057
Scope and Contents This small collection (one box) contains seven files arranged chronologically by year (1878-1899) of business receipts issued to Arthur A. Snyder. Additionally, nine files arranged chronologically by season (1885-1897) contain business records and ephemera related to the Georgetown Assembly, of which Snyder was secretary. The Georgetown Assembly materials were originally in scrapbook format but the majority of ephemera pieces had become unattached from their original backing pages and had...
Dates: 1878 - 1897

Charles B. Dulcan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 078
Scope and Contents

This collection contains clippings, photographs, correspondence, organizational information, and 78 RPM records related to Charles B. Dulcan and the Hecht Company.

Dates: 1912-1952

Dupont Circle Community Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 106
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, legal documents, clippings, and correspondence related to the Dupont Circle Community Association.

Dates: 1972-1978

Dupont Circle - "Slices of the Pie" Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP010
Scope and Contents Between 1984 and 1985, Mara Cherkasky, then a graduate student at The George Washington University, conducted 35 oral history interviews with longtime Dupont Circle residents. The interviews were conducted as a part of her master's thesis research about the changes to the northwest neighborhood. Here thesis is entitled "Slices of the Pie: Black and White Dupont Circle from the 1920s to the 1950s." Topics include Dupont Circle from the 1920s to the 1950s, childhood experiences, work and life...
Dates: 1984 - 1985

Dupont Park Civic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 023
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, by-laws, newsletters, and monthly meeting minutes of the Dupont Park Civic Association. Significant items in the collection include monthly crime reports issued by the Sixth District, Jesse Jackson’s 1988 speech to seek the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, and the Far Northeast Council of Civic Association’s proposal for community action against poverty.

Dates: 1950-1980

Eastern Market Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP015
Scope and Contents From 1992 – 1993, a total of 12 oral history interviews were conducted through the Eastern Market Oral History Project, of which the Washingtoniana division holds resources for 9 interviews. The goal of the project was to capture the undocumented history of the Eastern Market, the last vestige of the Washington market system, which for more than 100 years played a vital role in the life of the city. The stories told by the interviewees show the important role that public markets played in...
Dates: 1992 - 1993

Eistophos Science Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 092
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Eistophos Science Club’s annual programs, constitution, by-laws, and correspondence, as well as items related to the history of the club.

Dates: 1899-1997

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