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Community organization

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Neighbors, Inc. Collection

Identifier: 110
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection consist mainly of topical files compiled by Neighbors, Inc. from the late 1950s to the early 1990s. Included in the materials are pamphlets, clippings, correspondence, photographs, brochures, and newsletters relating to neighborhood associations, religious organizations, political organizations, and government reports.

Dates: 1958-1990

Nettie Hailes interview, 2020-09-07

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_04.wav
Abstract Ms. Nettie Hailes reflects on her life, the influences of Dr. Dorothy I. Height, President Emerita of National Council of Negro Women, and the legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune, Founder of National Council of Negro Women. She acknowledges the strong support that she received during her term in office and eagerly supports the leadership of youth and those who would follow. She is optimistic about the future and the collective strength of the section and organization. She appeals for youth to step...
Dates: 2020-09-07

Norma Anderson interview, 2020-11-11

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_05.wav
Abstract Ms. Norma Anderson provides a candid discussion concerning her motivation to maintain active membership in the National Council of Negro Women for over 60 years. She shares her professional skills and energy to benefit the organization and community. Ms. Anderson addresses the need to sustain the mission of National Council of Negro Women for current and future generations of women. She also identifies the need for a deeper commitment and approach to reach young girls and women due the...
Dates: 2020-11-11

Oliver, Robert T.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091111484]
Identifier: 2021.054

Queen’s Chapel Civic Association Records

Identifier: 105
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, administrative materials, community newsletters and announcements, correspondence, and legal documents related to the Queen’s Chapel Civic Association.

Dates: 1965-1995

Series 24: Experiments in Housing Organization, 2019

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc024
Scope and Contents The project documents experiments in housing organizing in 1970s Washington, D.C., focusing both on collective education projects organizers developed to educate themselves and others about the city’s housing crisis, and also on the creative neighborhood-based housing organizing with which many District residents were experimenting. It focused mostly on people involved with two groups: City-Wide Housing Coalition, which existed 1974-1980, and the Adams Morgan Organization, founded in 1972...
Dates: 2019

Session 4, 2021-01-21

Scope and Contents

This is the fourth session of a life history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses returning to Washington, D.C., after finishing graduate school at the University of Georgia, his teaching career at Bell Multicultural High School (1997-2010), and his family life, including how he met his wife and how they named their two sons.

Dates: 2021-01-21

Shaw Coalition Against the Convention Center

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-003
Dates: Majority of material found in Unknown

Damu Smith Papers

Identifier: 116
Scope and Contents

The Damu Smith papers document Smiths' involvement in activism and community organizations. Among the records are biographical material, notes, photographs, audiocassette tapes, and research files. The research files cover Angola, South Africa, Korea, Iraq, the environment, and organizations such as the French Street Umoja Connection, Louisiana Cancer Alley, and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.

Dates: 1990-1994