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Neighborhoods

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Out of Kenilworth Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: OHP022
Scope and Contents Between 2003 and 2005 Joseph Lapp conducted a series of oral history interviews to document the history of the Kenilworth neighborhood. Interviewees included Lapp family members and the Fellowship Haven Church community. Topics include family stories, tenant management movement, Aquatic gardens, African-American experience and the Eastland Gardens community. Digital files include copies of all transcripts, PowerPoint presentation given at Kenilworth History Day celebration, and a general...
Dates: 2003 - 2005

Petworth Women’s Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 052
Scope and Contents

The collection contains programs, yearbooks, meeting minutes, reports, membership lists, correspondence, and receipts which document the activities of the Petworth Women’s Club.

Dates: 1914-1964; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1955

Queen’s Chapel Civic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 105
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, administrative materials, community newsletters and announcements, correspondence, and legal documents related to the Queen’s Chapel Civic Association.

Dates: 1965-1995

Ryan Pierce Interview, 2017-08-28

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc003_04.mp3
Scope and Contents

Ryan Pierce discusses moving to Washington, DC; his educational background and work related to historic preservation; the history and architecture of Southwest; his involvement with the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) and its History Task Force; redevelopment and gentrification in the area, as well as residents’ input and responses to these changes; and his thoughts on the future of the neighborhood.

Dates: 2017-08-28

Saving a Community's Recollections: Takoma Park Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP021
Scope and Contents

In 2001 the Oral History Committee of Historic Takoma received a grant from Montgomery County's Historic Preservation Commission to conduct interviews with three longtime residents of Takoma Park, Maryland. Topics include public schools, World War II, architecture, real estate development, transportation, the African-American community, race relations, churches, and recreation in the neighborhood and metropolitan area. All interviews were conducted Eilene McGuckian.

Dates: 2001
Selections from the Historic Image Collection in Dig DC
Selections from the Historic Image Collect...

Series 11: Voices of The DC Fort Totten Storytellers Oral History Project, 2018

 Series
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc011
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.

Dates: 2018

Series 25: Voices of The D.C. Fort Totten Storytellers, 2019

 Series
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025
Abstract

Voices of The D.C. Fort Totten Storytellers interviews Black residents who lived in Fort Totten in the 1950s, when families began to enjoy the equal opportunity of purchasing homes in the community developed by Morris Cafritz.

Dates: 2019
South of U Oral History Project - Life, Riots, and Renewal in Shaw in Dig DC
South of U Oral History Project - Life, Ri...

“Southwest Remembered: A Story of Urban Renewal” Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP011
Scope and Contents

Between 1983 and 1985, Dolores Smith conducted 33 oral history interviews as a part of her film project Southwest Remembered: A Story of Urban Renewal. Interviewees were residents, business owners, and others with longstanding connections to the Southwest neighborhood. Topics include the Southwest neighborhood before urban renewal, the effects of urban renewal on the neighborhood and community, childhood and life experiences, and work and social life.

Dates: 1983 - 1985