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African Americans

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 319 Collections and/or Records:

Cedric Carter transcript, 2021-07-06

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc045_02_tra.pdf

In September 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedric Carter found a way to safely bring a group of people together to do two activities, socialize and Hand Dance. Cedric shares his story about his life in Washington, D.C. He discusses his current work for his community. A lover of and advocate for D.C. Hand Dance, Cedric shares how he was able to help provide his service to the Hand Dance community during the 2020 pandemic.

Dates: 2021-07-06

Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00029
Identifier: 194
Content Description

Oral history interviews recorded by students in the Real World History class at Center for Inspired Teaching.

Dates: 2014-

Charlene Howard interview, 2017-10-31

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_03.wav
Scope and Contents

Charlene Howard discusses her childhood in Adams Morgan, the political activism of Mount Pleasant residents in the 1970s, drug use in Washington DC, police-community language barriers, her memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, and gentrification of the neighborhood.

Dates: 2017-10-31
Chip Py Go-Go Collection in Dig DC
Chip Py Go-Go Collection in Dig DC

Chip Py Go-Go Collection

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 199chippy

Claudia Lewis interview, 2019-11-25

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2019_007.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Claudia Lewis, discusses her life and experiences moving from Ridge Spring, South Carolina, to Washington, D.C. She reflects on her childhood in the South, her family’s move to Washington in 1946, and her educational experiences in Washington. She also discusses her experiences with work, church, and family in DC, as well as her move to Prince George’s County Maryland in 1992. This oral history interview was conducted by a DC high school student as part of a...
Dates: Other: 2019-11-25

CNN 1968 Riot Interviews

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2003-009
Dates: Majority of material found in Unknown

Coleman 'Sugar' Hall interview, 2019-07-24

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc019
Scope and Contents

Coleman 'Sugar' Hall describes his early life, schooling, education, family and his experience as a resident of the Barry Farm Housing project and the role of being an out gay man played in his life.

Dates: 2019-07-24

Columbian Harmony and Payne's Cemetery Ledgers Collection

Identifier: 066
Scope and Contents

The ten ledgers were organized in chronological order based on the first entry in each book. Information found in the ledgers includes: name of deceased, plot location, and date of burial.

Dates: 1901-1959

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

Identifier: 100
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of works and materials collected or authored by Paul Phillips Cooke. Items include clippings, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and publications from a variety of organizations, including the Cosmos and Torch Clubs. Additionally, there is information on Cooke's time as a student at Miners Teachers College and as President of the D.C. Teachers College.

Dates: 1871-2000