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Citizens' associations

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia Records

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

Fourth District Police Citizens Advisory Council

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091928416]
Identifier: 2024.014

Friendship Citizens Association Records

Identifier: 083
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, programs, newsletters, meeting minutes, resolutions, and other materials related to the Friendship Citizens Association of Washington, D.C. The construction of a new D.C. Public Library branch in the Tenley-Friendship neighborhood was of particular interest to the Association.

Dates: 1944-1963

Friendship Tenley Citizens Association

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091965954]
Identifier: 2017-015
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Graylin Presbury interview, 2020-08-17

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc028_03.wav
Abstract President of both the Fairlawn Citizen Association and the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Graylin Presbury, describes the Covid19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on Black residents of low-income and elders in particular. He recounts various adventures as a volunteer for the Student Conservation Association and the majestic wild spaces he witnessed. He also regales harrowing experiences in which both he and his Father (on separate occasions) were arrested due to racial...
Dates: 2020-08-17

Harold Gray Papers

Identifier: 197
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials collected and created by Harold Gray about committees and councils that he was a part of as a member or chairperson. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, statements, resolutions, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and newsletters. Some materials contain annotations.

Dates: 1956 - 1975

Ivy City-Trinidad Citizens Association Records

Identifier: 020
Scope and Contents

Records include the Ivy City-Trinidad Citizens Association's minutes from 1966-1967, a constitution, and other materials collected by the Association.

Dates: 1966-1983

Joe Hairston interview part 1, 2016-11-15

Identifier: dcpl_220_004_01.mp3
Abstract In this interview, Hairston discusses his role in integrating the 1300 block of Kennedy Street NW in the mid-1950s and his move to D.C.’s Shepherd Park neighborhood in 1963, where he joined the efforts of Neighbors, Inc. to oppose blockbusting, racial steering, and other forms of racial discrimination in housing. He also discusses his daughters’ experiences in D.C.’s newly- integrated schools and later work by Neighbors, Inc. to stop the construction of freeways through D.C., promote traffic...
Dates: Other: 2016-11-15

Joe Hairston interview part 2, 2016-11-15

Identifier: dcpl_220_004_02.mp3
Abstract In this interview, Muriel discusses her childhood and her years as a young woman. Muriel discusses her experiences navigating her K-12 schools. Most notably, Muriel discusses her experience of racism and racial integration at Roosevelt High School. Muriel draws from her experiences and the observations she made of her classmates. Muriel discusses her higher education experiences at Howard University. During this time and after graduating from Roosevelt, Muriel was able to travel for social...
Dates: Other: 2016-11-15

Edward A. Kane Papers

Identifier: 008
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, resolutions, and membership lists from the Federation of Citizens Associations, the Michigan Park Citizens Association, the National Gateway Citizens' Association, and the Northeast Council of Citizens’ Association. The papers also contain newspaper clippings and a photograph of Dr. Kane as a young man. The collection is arranged by Association or Organization name.

Dates: 1953-1979