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Citizens' associations

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Michigan Park Citizens Association Records

Identifier: 054
Scope and Contents

Consists of meeting minutes (1949-1965) and correspondence of the Michigan Park Citizens Association. It also contains a scrapbook of photographs, letters, and other memorabilia about the Michigan Park Garden Club (1951-1973).

Dates: 1949-1979

Minnie Elliott interview, 2021-10-20

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_05.wav

This is an interview with the Brookland Manor Resident Council President, Minnie Elliott. Ms. Elliott currently resides in Brookland Manor and describes her efforts to bring resources and services to the residents of Brookland Manor. These efforts subsequently led her to collaborate with the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC). Ms. Elliott explains the impact that E/BFSC had and continues to have on the residents in Brookland Manor.

Dates: 2021-10-20

Mount Pleasant Citizens Association Meeting Minutes

Identifier: 215
Scope and Contents The collection contains photocopies of meeting minutes, minute indexes, the constitution, and by-laws for the Mount Pleasant Citizens Association. Minute indexes are keyed to the page numbers in the physical books of minutes, which cover multiple years. Some years were split between multiple books. There are indexes for the years 1921-1927, 1927-1932, 1933-1938, 1938-1948, and 1948-1957. The indexes provide the key to topics of the meeting’s discussions and actions. Some topics of note...
Dates: 1921 - 1957

Mount Pleasant Multicultural Coalition Records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022.097

Patricia Quander Hall interview, 2020-09-23

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc035_06.wav

Patricia Quander Hall shares hear earliest memories growing up in Lynchburg, Virginia and goes on to discusses how she and her husband, Burt Hall, Sr., ended up becoming a part of a wave of new, Black professionals who first integrated the Penn Branch neighborhood in southeast Washington, D.C. She shares what it was like to live in the community as a young person of color in the 1960s and she shares her opinions on life today as a senior living in Penn Branch.

Dates: 2020-09-23

Series 35: We Are Penn Branch DC Oral History Project, 2021

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc035
Abstract This oral history project documented the personal narratives of the first generation of African Americans who integrated Penn Branch, a neighborhood of approximately 550 single-family homes in southeast Washington, D.C. (Ward 7), between 1960 and 1968. The Penn Branch neighborhood east of the Potomac River is bound by Pennsylvania Avenue SE to the south, Pope Branch Park and Pope Creek to the north, Branch Avenue to the west, and Fort Davis Park to the east. It is the sister neighborhood to...
Dates: 2021

Shepherd Park Citizens Association Records

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091170415]
Identifier: 2024.005

Alice Stewart Collection

Identifier: 204
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of the personal and professional papers of Alice Stewart, and is grouped into 8 series. Series 1 contains material produced by the Palisades Citizens' Association, with a significant portion detailing the group's opposition to various development proposals. Series 2 and 3 contain materials regarding neighborhood history, notable residents and historic sites. Series 4 and 5 highlight specific streets; data for the latter was gathered for a 1995 survey conducted by...
Dates: 1790 - 2008

Susan Hormuth interview, 2021-10-23

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc035_07.wav

Susan Hormuth shares her childhood memories of life in Penn Branch and Hillcrest neighborhoods. She also describes the process of integration and what it was like for her attending DC Public Schools in southeast Washington, D.C. during the 1960s.

Dates: 2021-10-23

Vildred L. Fitzgerald interview, 2021-10-20

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc035_08.wav

Vildred Fitzgerald, a retired elementary school teacher from DC Public Schools, shares her earliest memories growing up in Danville, Virginia. She talks about how she met her husband, a prominent dentist in Washington, D.C., and they first settled in the Penn Branch neighborhood in southeast Washington, D.C.

Dates: 2021-10-20