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African Americans

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 319 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Cooper Papers

Identifier: 133
Scope and Contents This six box collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Cooper and documents her professional; civic and community activities; and achievements. The collection consists largely of certificates, plaques, programs, administrative materials, and miscellaneous materials documenting Cooper’s involvement as an active member and leader of several organizations and institutions, including Third Baptist Church, Christian Endeavor, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc., the East...
Dates: 1918-1998
Cora Masters Barry
Cora Masters Barry

Cora Masters Barry Oral History Project in Dig DC

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 2022-072_CoraMastersBarry

Cornelia Mack interview, 2019-08-27

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc022
Scope and Contents

Cornelia Mack discusses her work as treasurer for the Kenilworth Courts Residential Council, her life-long mission to do good in the community, the prevalence of her neighborhood church in her life and the community, and the importance of the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

Dates: 2019-08-27

Councilman Brandon Todd interview, 2019-07-11

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc018
Scope and Contents

Brandon Todd discusses growing up in Washington, D.C., his career path to Councilmember, his introduction to The Davis Center and Ms. Beatrice Davis-Williams, teaching at The Davis Center, and the magnitude of servicing your community for 50 years for any business.

Dates: 2019-07-11

Creating and Teaching Real World History Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00029
Identifier: 198
Content Description Creating and Teaching Real World History is a companion project to the Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project. This project includes interviews with Cosby Hunt, creator of the Real World History program, Caitlin Wolf, co-teacher of Real World History from 2015-2017, and Ms. Edith Crutchfield, a long-time D.C. resident who moved to Washington, D.C., from Culpeper, Virginia, in 1953. Ms. Crutchfield first became involved with Real World History when she...
Dates: 1931-2021, undated; Majority of material found within 2020-10 - 2021-03
Creating and Teaching Real World History in Dig DC
Creating and Teaching Real World History i...

Creating and Teaching Real World History

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 198_CTRWH_ohp
Dates: 1931-2021, Undated; Majority of material found within 2020-10 - 2021-03

Joseph Owen Curtis Photographic Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00012
Identifier: P007
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 270 black and white prints and 83 slides, the majority of which depict the African-American community of the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C., primarily from the 1920s through the 1970s. The photographs document a historic neighborhood that would be largely razed in the 1950s and 1960s, dramatically changing the landscape and population of the neighborhood. The photographs of streets, businesses, and buildings provide visual...
Dates: 1910 - 1989

David Nicholson interview, 2017-08-08

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this 3-part interview, writer and former journalist David E. Nicholson discusses growing up in Bloomingdale, his experience in DC Public Schools and as part of a small group of Black students who integrated Sidwell Friends School, and his family's involvement with St. George's Episcopal Church.

Dates: 2017-08-08