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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce Kellogg Interview, 2017-09-19

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc003_06.mp3
Scope and Contents

Bruce Kellogg discusses what brought him to Washington, DC and his time spent living in Southwest; his time spent working and traveling with international agencies and organizations such as the Peace Corps, USAID, and the United Seaman’s Service; how he met his wife and the experience of raising their three children in DC; development plans for the neighborhood and residents’ reactions; some of his hobbies and volunteer efforts; and the rivers and waterfront areas in Southwest.

Dates: 2017-09-19

Carolyn Mitchell Interview, 2017-08-07

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc003_02.mp3
Scope and Contents

Carolyn Mitchell discusses moving to Washington, DC and her time spent living in Southwest; her work with the American Society of Landscape Architects; changes and issues within the Southwest neighborhood; her involvement in the community and experience working with local organizations; and gentrification and redevelopment throughout Southwest.

Dates: 2017-08-07

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

Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records

Identifier: 042
Scope and Contents Collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial materials, membership lists, and clippings regarding the activities of the Chillum Heights Citizens' Association. Collection also includes topical files on such subjects as D.C. Home Rule and suffrage, juvenile delinquency, crime, civil rights, racism, D.C. budgets, the Rock Creek expressway; as well as items from the Federation of Citizens Association and Neighbors Inc. Folders are arranged into three series: administrative...
Dates: 1894-1989

Cleveland Park Garden Club Collection

Identifier: 038
Scope and Contents

Records from the Cleveland Park Garden Club extend from 1953 through 1984. The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, meeting minutes, by-laws, membership lists, and newsletters. Significant items in the collection are a letter signed by First Lady Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson and the Garden Club scrapbook highlighting various projects undertaken by the group. Included are articles from the Washington Post and photographs of members and club projects.

Dates: 1953-1984

Columbian Newspaper Research Files Collection

Identifier: 030
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of background research materials gathered for issues of the Columbian Newspaper. Included in the materials are correspondence, clippings, press releases, photographs, government documents, publications, reports, flyers, legal pleadings, and handwritten notes. The folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1973 - 1977

Congress Heights Historic Building Survey Collection

Identifier: 097
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of surveys of buildings in Congress Heights with permits circa 1900-1930.

Dates: 1988

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

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