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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 319 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Johnson interview, 2019-06-15

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc015
Scope and Contents Bill Johnson reflects on his life as an active lay member of Asbury United Methodist Church, and his years of service with the Washington, D.C. government. He moved from working in the post office to serving in Mayor Marion Barry's cabinet, rapidly climbing the ladder from a G5 to G18 level employee. He discusses the integration of the D.C. government. Johnson highlights his involvement in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and the relationship between the civil rights movement...
Dates: 2019-06-15

Black in Space Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 218
Content Description

This collction includes born digital files from Black in Space: A Virtual Black Pride Experience that was held May 21 - 25, 2020. The inaugural journey was a five day virtual series of experiences that celebrated the diversity and resilience of Black LGBTQ+ communities through storytelling and technology.

Dates: 2020-05-21 - 2020-05-25

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 208
Content Description Please note: This collection contains strong language, references to police brutality, and violent imagery. The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection consists of posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects attached to the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence (BLM Fence) surrounding Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C, from June 2020 to January 2021. The artifacts were attached to the fence to protest the treatment of Black and Brown communities by police and...
Dates: 2020 or 2021
Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection in Dig DC
Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact...

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Oral History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 231
Content Description

Oral history interviews commissioned by the DC Public Library Foundation documenting a subset of the activist community at the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence in Lafayette Park who worked to protect and curate the Fence.

Dates: 2021-02-05 - 2023

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 228
Scope and Contents

The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection documents the appearance of this temporary but important landmark on the north side of Lafayette Square over two days in January 2021.

Dates: 2021-02 - 2021-04
Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photographs Collection in Dig DC
Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photogra...

Black Lives Matter Panels

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021.006
Dates: 2020-05-25 - 2020-08-10

Black Military Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 262 black and white photographs of African Americans in military service during World War II. Photographs depict soldiers in combat, receiving honors or awards, performing duties, training, recovering from injuries, and enjoying leisure activities. Some portraits of soldiers are also included.

Dates: 1942-1946
Blacklight in Dig DC
Blacklight in Dig DC

Blacklight

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_blacklight