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Neighborhoods

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Adams Morgan Better Neighborhood Conference/Hollyday House Records

 Collection
Identifier: 018
Scope and Contents

Items include by-laws, constitution, statement of purpose, a history, newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial information, studies, reports, photographs, publicity, clippings, membership lists, and incorporation papers for Hollyday House. Topics covered by the records include a neighborhood conference, desegregation, urban renewal, the Hollyday House Chorus, Barney House, the Urban Peace Corps, Church of the Brethren, and fundraising.

Dates: 1930-1962

Adams-Morgan Community Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: 011
Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, minutes, announcements, budgets, and clippings. Topics covered include housing, racial discrimination, and community organizations.

Dates: 1946-1967

Alice Kelly interview, 2018-01-10

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_01.wav
Scope and Contents

Alice Kelly discusses her initial move to Mount Pleasant, her original impressions of the neighborhood, the improvements at the local elementary school, community efforts to improve the main street, her involvement with the ANC, and the Mount Pleasant riot.

Dates: 2018-01-10

Archive This Moment D.C.

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_atmdc

Archive This Moment D.C. Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00029
Identifier: 144
Scope and Contents Archive This Moment D.C. tells the story of daily life in the District during the initial quarantine period of March 25, 2020 to May 28, 2020. Materials were collected from public Instagram posts submitted through the hashtag #archivethismomentdc. The structure of the original social media posts have been recreated as closely as possible. Materials that were posted together have been grouped together in this collection. In addition to social media, creators also submitted materials using a...
Dates: 2020-03 - 2020-06

Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

Arturo Griffiths interview, 2018-01-04

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_02.wav
Scope and Contents

Arturo Griffiths discusses his childhood in Panama, his family's move to DC, learning English, attending Howard University, his political awakening, DC's latino community, Mayor Barry's relationship with the latino community, the ways in which the 1991 riot affected latinos in Mount Pleasant, and the effects of gentrification in the neighborhood.

Dates: 2018-01-04

Beacon College Celebración de la Mujer Latina Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP002
Scope and Contents In 1981, Beacon College conducted a total of 17 oral history interviews with Latinas who had immigrated to Washington, D.C and settled in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. Topics include childhood experiences in interviewees’ country of origin, immigration to Washington D.C., family structure, work and social experiences, comparison between their country and the United States, religion, and the Hispanic community in Washington. As stated in thier grant application, the project focused on the...
Dates: 1980

Brian Hamilton Interview, 2017-09-06

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc003_05.mp3
Scope and Contents

Brian Hamilton discusses moving to Washington, DC and living and raising a family in Southwest; his work with the Westminster Presbyterian Church; the history of the neighborhood and the church; the church’s involvement in the Southwest community; urban renewal, gentrification, and changes and issues in the neighborhood; and his thoughts and hopes related to the future of the area.

Dates: 2017-09-06

Brinnie and Angie Whitehurst interview part 1, 2019-12-17

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_220_002_01.wav
Abstract

In Part 1 of this interview, Brinnie and Angie recount the various places Brinnie lived in the District before moving to Peabody Street; the experience of living in a 2-bedroom house with Fort Slocum as their backyard; their neighbors; and another relative’s loss of her home in Petworth to eminent domain. Angie also discusses her memories of the schools she attended.

Dates: 2019-12-17