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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

Sarah E. Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 019
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, reports, and pamphlets of local issues and citizens’ organizations in which Mrs. Ellis was involved; including the Chillum Heights Citizens’ Association, the D.C. Federation of Citizens’ Associations, Junior Village, the Committee for the Rights of the D.C. Business Community, urban renewal, home rule, and mass transit. Of significance, is a 1972 report titled "Report of the Special Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Urban Renewal in D.C."

Dates: 1945-1979

Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 036
Scope and Contents The items include correspondence, clippings, government reports, legislative testimony, hearing transcripts, litigation, flyers, posters, maps, picket signs, press releases, and printed matter. Significant topics covered in the records include the fight to stop the construction of the Seven Sisters Bridge, I-66, I-95, the North Central Freeway, and the fight to save 69 government-confiscated homes in Northeast Washington, D.C.Information about or from other local and national...
Dates: 1960-1978

Family Stories

 Collection
Identifier: 168
Content Description

This collection features 304 short stories written by children, ages 5 to 13 years old, who attend various DC Public Schools. The stories, both written and typed, are about the child’s family and often include a drawing that illustrates their story. The project was a collaboration between the DC Public Library and the DC Public Schools. The stories were written in honor of National Library Week in 1990.

Dates: 1990

Farnsboro Tenants Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 031
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials produced and obtained by the Farnsboro Tenants Association. It includes clippings, newsletters, petitions, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-1978

Federal Poets

 Collection
Identifier: 200
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes issues of the publication “The Federal Poet” from 1968-1993”, flyers advertising the group’s activities, a program of one of their events, correspondence, and clips of the group’s history within the district.

Dates: Unknown

Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia Records

 Collection
Identifier: 028
Scope and Contents

The records consist of financial information, correspondence, meeting minutes, internal memoranda, resolutions, directories, reports, resolutions, and clippings maintained by the Federation of Citizens Association of the District of Columbia. Major topics covered include city planning and zoning, historical preservation, election law, D.C. government budgets, transportation, and crime.

Dates: 1964-1987

Karl Fenning Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 074
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, professional publications, clippings, genealogical and biographical information, memorabilia and family photographs. The materials are divided into four series: Professional Papers, Personal Papers, Photographs, and Ephemera.

Dates: 1881-1962

Fire and Ink Web Archive

 Collection
Identifier: dcpl_web0010
Abstract

Archived websites for Fire and Ink, a GLBTQ advocacy organization for writers of African descent.

Dates: 2019

First Capital Realty Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 172
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of 461 photographs and 913 negatives depicting residential and commercial properties located throughout Washington, DC from ca. 1987-1989. Many of the photographs are mounted on cardstock pages that list information about the property, such as its name, neighborhood, number of units (if applicable), owner, and cost. The majority of the images show the exterior of a property, though there are some shots of interiors, details, and/or surrounding areas,...
Dates: Circa 1985

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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
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Atwood, Albert W. (Albert William), 1879-1975 1
Bachrach Studios 1
Bateman, Grace 1
Beacon College (Leesburg, Fla.) 1
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Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949 1
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Black in Space 1
Bloom, George 1
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Capital Bicycle Club 1
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Capozzi, John J., Jr. 1
Cardozo Senior High School 1
Cayton, Hannah 1
Center for Inspired Teaching 1
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Cleveland Park Garden Club 1
Colonial School for Girls 1
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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
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District of Columbia. Department of Transportation 1
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Eistophos Science Club 1
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Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis 1
Evening Star Newspaper Co.. Washington Star, The 1
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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
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Foxall family 1
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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
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Hanes, Loretta Carter 1
Harmony Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) 1
Hazel, John 1
Headley, Albert J., Jr. 1
Historic Mount Pleasant, Inc. 1
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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
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