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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Dr. James E. Pierce interview, 2020-12-15

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2020_002.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Dr. James E. Pierce discusses his early life in Williamsburg, Virginia, his experiences living and working in various parts of the country, and his life and career in Washington, D.C. Dr. Pierce begins with a discussion of his upbringing and family life in Williamsburg and his service in World War II. He then talks about his career in medical technology, the discrimination he faced as a Black man in the medical field, and his travels around the country. Dr....
Dates: 2020-12-15

National Park Service, National Capital Region Photograph Collection

Identifier: P034
Scope and Content While the collection consists of images from nearly a century, the bulk of the photographs range from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s. Images document the people, activities, and sites that make up a part of the National Capital Parks. Highlights include houses that were demolished to make way for the C&O Canal Park, Work being performed by Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration personnel, World War II defense installations, Carter Barron Amphitheater, and flood...
Dates: 1863; 1900; 1921 - 1961