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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Albert J. Headley, Jr. Papers

Identifier: 035
Scope and Contents The papers of Albert J. Headley, Jr. consist of materials dealing almost exclusively with the issue of urban development. The materials span the years 1945 to 1976, with the bulk of the items dating from 1955 to 1968. There are a few documents related to Headley, Jr.’s activities in the local Catholic Church and several hand-drawn family trees. Headley, Jr. collected the majority of materials. Community groups such as the National Conference of Catholic Charities, Downtown Progress,...
Dates: 1945-1976

Julius Hobson Papers

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

Louvenia Williams interview, 2021-10-12

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_04.wav

This is an interview with the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative's (E/BFSC) founding Executive Director. Louvenia describes her early years growing up in Washington, D.C., educational pursuits, and eventual involvement with the establishment of the E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-10-12

Raymond Coates interview, 2021-08-19

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_06.wav

This is an interview with a former Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee. Raymond Coates was involved in the early development of the Collaborative movement, specifically the North Capitol Collaborative. Raymond describes the evolution of his involvement with the Collaboratives to eventually include his time with E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-08-19

Washington Housing Association Records

Identifier: 006
Scope and Contents

The records primarily contain monthly reports and newsletters of the Washington Housing Association (WHA) from 1953 through 1961. Also included are reports and studies prepared or published by WHA ; and testimony and statements submitted to Congress by WHA members on housing issues.

Dates: 1953-1961

Washington Inner-City Self Help (WISH)

Identifier: 102
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the organizational records of Washington Inner-­City Self Help (WISH) from 1978 to 2005 and includes financial paperwork, correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, flyers, event brochures, photographs, video, and professional documents. Most of the materials are in English with a few materials in Spanish.

Dates: 1978 - 2005

Paul K. Williams House History Collection

Identifier: 222
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 585 house history folders of homes in the District of Columbia. The folders contain housing permit records, historical information about the house and its prior owners. The Collection has a digital copy of basic data of the house histories on an external hard drive.

Dates: 1991 - 2021