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Neighborhoods

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Dupont Circle Community Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 106
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, legal documents, clippings, and correspondence related to the Dupont Circle Community Association.

Dates: 1972-1978

Dupont Circle - "Slices of the Pie" Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP010
Scope and Contents Between 1984 and 1985, Mara Cherkasky, then a graduate student at The George Washington University, conducted 35 oral history interviews with longtime Dupont Circle residents. The interviews were conducted as a part of her master's thesis research about the changes to the northwest neighborhood. Here thesis is entitled "Slices of the Pie: Black and White Dupont Circle from the 1920s to the 1950s." Topics include Dupont Circle from the 1920s to the 1950s, childhood experiences, work and life...
Dates: 1984 - 1985

Dupont Park Civic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 023
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, by-laws, newsletters, and monthly meeting minutes of the Dupont Park Civic Association. Significant items in the collection include monthly crime reports issued by the Sixth District, Jesse Jackson’s 1988 speech to seek the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, and the Far Northeast Council of Civic Association’s proposal for community action against poverty.

Dates: 1950-1980

Eastern Market Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP015
Scope and Contents From 1992 – 1993, a total of 12 oral history interviews were conducted through the Eastern Market Oral History Project, of which the Washingtoniana division holds resources for 9 interviews. The goal of the project was to capture the undocumented history of the Eastern Market, the last vestige of the Washington market system, which for more than 100 years played a vital role in the life of the city. The stories told by the interviewees show the important role that public markets played in...
Dates: 1992 - 1993

Sarah E. Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 019
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, reports, and pamphlets of local issues and citizens’ organizations in which Mrs. Ellis was involved; including the Chillum Heights Citizens’ Association, the D.C. Federation of Citizens’ Associations, Junior Village, the Committee for the Rights of the D.C. Business Community, urban renewal, home rule, and mass transit. Of significance, is a 1972 report titled "Report of the Special Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Urban Renewal in D.C."

Dates: 1945-1979

Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 036
Scope and Contents The items include correspondence, clippings, government reports, legislative testimony, hearing transcripts, litigation, flyers, posters, maps, picket signs, press releases, and printed matter. Significant topics covered in the records include the fight to stop the construction of the Seven Sisters Bridge, I-66, I-95, the North Central Freeway, and the fight to save 69 government-confiscated homes in Northeast Washington, D.C.Information about or from other local and national...
Dates: 1960-1978

Faith Wheeler interview part 1, 2021-10-30

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_220_003_01.wav
Abstract In this interview, Faith Wheeler discusses how she came to live in DC and what attracted her to Takoma – specifically that it was a mostly Black, integrated, and friendly community where the neighbors looked out for one another. She talks about some of her longtime neighbors and the work of Neighbors, Inc., which she became involved with. She discusses her daughter’s schooling and the decision to send her to Sidwell Friends rather than Takoma Elementary School. She comments on her daughter’s...
Dates: 2021-10-30

Faith Wheeler interview part 2, 2021-10-30

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_220_003_02.wav
Abstract In this interview, Faith Wheeler discusses how she came to live in DC and what attracted her to Takoma – specifically that it was a mostly Black, integrated, and friendly community where the neighbors looked out for one another. She talks about some of her longtime neighbors and the work of Neighbors, Inc., which she became involved with. She discusses her daughter’s schooling and the decision to send her to Sidwell Friends rather than Takoma Elementary School. She comments on her daughter’s...
Dates: 2021-10-30

Farnsboro Tenants Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 031
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials produced and obtained by the Farnsboro Tenants Association. It includes clippings, newsletters, petitions, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-1978

Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia Records

 Collection
Identifier: 028
Scope and Contents

The records consist of financial information, correspondence, meeting minutes, internal memoranda, resolutions, directories, reports, resolutions, and clippings maintained by the Federation of Citizens Association of the District of Columbia. Major topics covered include city planning and zoning, historical preservation, election law, D.C. government budgets, transportation, and crime.

Dates: 1964-1987