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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:

Adwoa Aggrey interview, 2020-10-25

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_01.wav

Ms. Adwoa Beidleman-Aggrey reflects on her life, training, and involvement as a member and President of the Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women. She shares candid conversations and her insights concerning issues affecting some of the needs faced by women and their families.

Dates: 2020-10-25

Akua Kouyate-Tate interview, 2018-08-13

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc010
Scope and Contents Akua Kouyate speaks about and reflects on the important role that dance has played in her life and the importance of DanceAfrica and other programs that connect African-Americans to traditional and contemporary styles of African dance. She speaks about growing up and going to Washington, D.C. public schools. She discovered AfricanDance at a community organization in Southeast Washington, D.C. She developed her interest in dance while a student at Boston University, and continued to study...
Dates: 2018-08-13

Alice and Loretta Tate interview part 1, 2020-05-26

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc020
Scope and Contents

In Part 1 of the interview, Alice and Loretta Tate, mother and daughter, talks about life in the Marshall Heights community. Alice Tate is native Washingtonian that spent the majority of her childhood in Marshall Heights. She lived on one of the few farms in the neighborhood. She worked for the federal government and also raised her children in the Marshall Heights neighborhood. Mrs. Tate is an avid church-goer and a devout Christian.

Dates: 2020-05-26

Alice and Loretta Tate interview part 2, 2020-09-17

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc020
Scope and Contents

In Part 2 of the interview, Alice and Loretta Tate, mother and daughter, talks about life in the Marshall Heights community.

Dates: 2020-09-17

Alice Kelly interview, 2018-01-10

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_01.wav
Scope and Contents

Alice Kelly discusses her initial move to Mount Pleasant, her original impressions of the neighborhood, the improvements at the local elementary school, community efforts to improve the main street, her involvement with the ANC, and the Mount Pleasant riot.

Dates: 2018-01-10

Aliza Leventhal interview, 2023-04-07

Identifier: dcpl_231_blmoh_memorialfence_003.mp4

This is an interview with Aliza Leventhal, a private citizen who documented the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence in 2020 and later became professionally involved as a librarian and archivist in preserving the artifacts of the Fence in 2021.

Dates: 2023-04-07

American Association of University Women-Washington Branch Records

Identifier: 059
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, bulletins, yearbooks, clippings, legal documents and photographs that document the Washington Branch of the American Association of University Women. The collection is divided into the following three series: Administrative Files, Bulletins, and Yearbooks.

Dates: 1889-1970

Andrea Turner interview, 2022-12-16

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2022_002.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Ms. Andrea Turner, a long time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Lumberton, North Carolina, to Washington, D.C. Discussing her early life, Ms. Turner talks about life in Lumberton, reflects on the role the church had in her upbringing, and recalls leaving North Carolina when she moved to Illinois for college. She recounts how she moved to Washington, DC, for a congressional internship and discusses her career first as a...
Dates: 2022-12-16

Anne Becker interview, 2017-10-06

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc004
Scope and Contents Poet and CETA Arts DC participant, Anne Becker reflects on her life and work with some of the most celebrated poets of the later half of the 20th century, including work with June Jordan, Dennis Brutus, Shirley Kaufman and Nobel prize winners Joseph Brodsky and Czeslaw Milosz. She also speaks about her seventeen years at Watershed Foundation, the work site for Anne Becker’s tenure as an Arts DC CETA participant, where she developed develop her own poetry, eventually becoming the poet...
Dates: 2017-10-06

Ardie Myers interview, 2021-12-08

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2021_001.wav

In this interview, Ms. Ardie Myers, a long-time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Memphis, Tennessee, to New York City, and later, to Washington, D.C. Ms. Myers discusses her family life and educational experiences in Memphis as well as segregation and civil rights activism during her upbringing. She also talks about moving to New York City in the late 1960s and her move to Washington, D.C., in 1971.

Dates: 2021-12-08