Found in 173 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
In Part 2 of the interview, Alice and Loretta Tate, mother and daughter, talks about life in the Marshall Heights community.
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.
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.
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.
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.