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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Darrell Clayton Crain Jr. Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00010
Identifier: P035
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 270 Kodachrome Ektachrome slides, three empty slide boxes, and one original 8x10 black and white photograph, as well as 275 digital surrogates of all of the analog images donated and several family photographs of Crain and his homes which the Library only received digitally. The photographs document daily life in the Washington, D.C. area, Dr. Crain’s travels around the U.S. and abroad, and important events. Events depicted include the March on Washington for Jobs...
Dates: 1949-1989

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

Darene 'Dee' Johnson interview, 2020-10-29

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc028_01.wav
Abstract Grandmother and retired childhood care provider, Darene “Dee” Johnson, discusses her childhood growing up in Washington D.C. on 11th Street, NE. She recalls playing games in Lincoln Park with her cousins and siblings and enjoyed the beauty of the fruit trees and gardens in her neighborhood. However, during this period in his childhood, Ms. Dee explains the tension in her family, and her mother’s untreated mental and physical illnesses. Moving to Southeast D.C., Ms. Dee immediately...
Dates: 2020-10-29
Darrell C. Crain, Jr. Photograph Collection in Dig DC
Darrell C. Crain, Jr. Photograph Collectio...

Darrell C. Crain, Jr. Photograph Collection in Dig DC

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_p035

David Ehrlich Interview, 2017-09-25

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc003_07.mp3
Scope and Contents

David Ehrlich discusses what brought him to Washington, DC and the Southwest neighborhood, in particular; his work history and experience as a pianist and chamber music performer; his thoughts on the changes, amenities, and construction and redevelopment in the area; and his and his wife Barbara’s travels and involvement in the community.

Dates: 2017-09-25

D.C. Federation of Civic Associations Records

Identifier: 027
Scope and Contents

The records include the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations’ (DCFCA) constitution, meeting minutes, and newsletters from member civic associations. It also contains correspondence, reports, clippings, programs, invitations, flyers, legislative materials, handwritten notes, and other records documenting the activities of DCFCA.

Dates: 1960-1979
DC Public Library Archives in Dig DC
DC Public Library Archives in Dig DC

DC Public Library Archives

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_archives

DC Public Library Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP003
Scope and Contents

Between 1972 and 1992 the Library conducted 29 oral history interviews with individuals who had a long association with and knowledge of Washington D.C. Topics include childhood experiences, segregation, religion, neighborhoods, education, communities, employment, demographics and social life. The interviews were organized and conducted by Marcia M. Greenlee and Roxanna Deane.

Dates: 1972 - 1992

D.C. Public School Survey, Phase II Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP017
Scope and Contents

Between 1998 and 1999 the Historical Society of Washington conducted a total of 40 oral history interviews with adults who had attended D.C. public schools. Topics include educational experiences, schools attended, dates of graduation. The project director was Karen Washburn, Oral Historian for the Historical Society.

Dates: 1998 - 1999

Downtown Progress Records

Identifier: 025
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports, memoranda, legal papers, and general office files of Downtown Progress. Also included are photographs, sketches, maps, architectural drawings, street diagrams, and slides of buildings and streetscapes located in the downtown urban renewal area of Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1960-1977