Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
The records consist of meeting minutes, attendance records, financial records, correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, photographs and yearbooks, all related to the activities of the Abracadabra Club and its members. The collection also contains two gavels and a block used to call meetings to order. The records reflect the intellectual interests of the members of the Club and cover a wide variety of topics spanning over a century of time.
Scope and Content Note: (overall look at the collection)
The collection consists of scrapbooks containing Albert W. Atwood’s articles and editorials from The the Saturday Evening Post and The National Geographic Magazine, as well as three books and a poster from the DC Public Library. Also included are photographs, articles, and awards.
The control file for this collection contains a title index of Mr. Atwood’s articles and editorials from The Saturday Evening Post.
The Bethea-Welch VFW Post 7248 Ladies Auxiliary Collection documents the day-to-day business of the club and contains lists of officers, events, meeting notes, minutes, and programs, printed materials, awards, and officer lists. Of particular note are photographs and scrapbooks documenting Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) events.
This collection consists of 262 black and white photographs of African Americans in military service during World War II. Photographs depict soldiers in combat, receiving honors or awards, performing duties, training, recovering from injuries, and enjoying leisure activities. Some portraits of soldiers are also included.
The collection consists of materials collected by Frank E. Braxton, Sr. Materials include clippings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and 3D materials including license plates and campaign buttons.
This collection consists of correspondence, memos, by-laws, photographs, programs, meeting minutes, and press releases related to the Capitol Hill Symphony Society. The majority of the materials were created in 1964, although the dates range from 1962 to 1965.