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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Hughes interview, 2021-07-02

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc031_09.wav
Abstract Sarah Hughes reflects on growing up in Maryland and starting to play the saxophone at the age 9, inspired by a musical family and early exposure to live jazz performances. She Remembers her development as a jazz musician and interest in improvisation. When she starts to attend the New England Conservatory, she builds new skills in the music and meets many inspiring and challenging peers and mentors. After returning to Baltimore, she starts to play music with DMV improvising musicians,...
Dates: 2021-07-02

Rachel Sengers Collection

Identifier: 173
Scope and Contents

The collection contains promotional flyers, zines, newspaper clippings, and a single page of correspondence.

Dates: 1980 - 2001

Series 9: D.C. Jazz Festival Oral History Project, 2017

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc009
Scope and Contents

The D.C. Jazz Festival Oral History Project contains four audio interviews conducted by Rusty Hassan and Willard Jenkins in 2017. Indexes and transcripts are included for all interviews.

Dates: 2017

Series 16: Anthology of Booty, 2019

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc016
Scope and Contents Anthology of Booty documents the dynamic shifts in D.C. social spaces from the mid-2000s to the present, focusing on nightclubs, bars, dancehalls, and house parties, by gathering first-person oral histories of Anthology of Booty, an all-women DJ collective, and the communities they serve. They illuminate the collective’s strategies for creating unique and welcoming social spaces against the backdrop of changes in the city. It also explores how historical patterns of segregation played out in...
Dates: 2019

U Street Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00005
Identifier: OHP026
Content Description

Digital recordings of 20 oral history interviews by DCPL Special Collections Librarian Kelly Navies and related digital documents. 18 of the recordings are about the U Street cultural corridor. All of the U Street interviews have logs and two of them also have transcripts. Digital photographs and other documents were also included in the U Street transfer. There is also an interview with DC author Edward P. Jones, in 2 parts.

Dates: 2014

Cynthia Uleman Collection

Identifier: 176
Scope and Contents

The collection contains fliers for musical performances, mail art, correspondence, publications, and zines Cnythia Uleman collected throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1975 - 2012

Unicorn Times

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_unicorn

Washington Music Teachers Association Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 071
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection consist of newsletters, correspondence, photographs, clippings, programs, and ballots. The materials are bound in two volumes: Volume 2 covering the years 1940-1947 and Volume 3 covering the years 1947-1952. Each year is separated by title sheets and begins with a photograph of the President of the Association.

Dates: 1940-1952

Washington National Cathedral, Gloria in Excelsis Tower Dedication Recordings Collection

Identifier: 079
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two (2) LPs with a recording of the performance at Washington National Cathedral’s Gloria in Excelsis Tower dedication, as well as a book of the dedication ceremony, which includes sheet music.

Dates: 1964-05-07

Zombie interview, 2019-09-09

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc016_03
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Erica Childs, known professionally as Zombie, discusses their childhood and connection to music, life in D.C., Go-Go scene and radio show. Involvement with Anthology of Booty, Girls Rock D.C., DJing and party hosting, and connections to political work. They also talk about how Go-Go is treated in D.C. and how the scene has evolved.

Dates: 2019-09-09