Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
The records consist of correspondence, minutes, announcements, budgets, and clippings. Topics covered include housing, racial discrimination, and community organizations.
In Part 2 of this interview, Angie talks about the experience of being one of the few Black students at historically white Wilson High School in the late 1960s. She also recounts finding cannonballs and steer bones in the woods behind the house on Peabody Street. Brinnie discusses the difficulty of finding a new house and the possibility of having to send some of her children away to live with their grandparents.
This is an interview with the president of the James Creek Resident Council, Ms. Christine Spencer. The interview will provide a glimpse into Christine's passion for her neighborhood and community which has driven her to become an active advocate for the needs of the James Creek community. Ms. Spencer describes her partnership with Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative and the services that have been made available to the residents of James Creek.
This collection consists of meeting minutes, legal documents, clippings, and correspondence related to the Dupont Circle Community Association.
The collection consists of materials produced and obtained by the Farnsboro Tenants Association. It includes clippings, newsletters, petitions, meeting minutes, and correspondence.
This is an interview with a current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee who has been with the organization since its inception in the late 1990s. Ms. Jones discusses her upbringing in Washington, D.C., subsequent move to North Carolina, and return to D.C. where she eventually joined the E/BFSC.