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Neighborhoods

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Stereoview Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00012
Identifier: P027
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 45 stereoviews depicting various scenes and persons from the District of Columbia. Stereoviews, also called “stereocards” or “stereotypes,” are two nearly identical card-mounted images placed side by side. When viewed through a stereo viewer or stereograph, they give the image a three-dimensional effect. They were very popular from 1854 through the mid-1930s and often illustrate historic and exotic locations.

Dates: Undated

Alice Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 204
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of the personal and professional papers of Alice Stewart, and is grouped into 8 series. Series 1 contains material produced by the Palisades Citizens' Association, with a significant portion detailing the group's opposition to various development proposals. Series 2 and 3 contain materials regarding neighborhood history, notable residents and historic sites. Series 4 and 5 highlight specific streets; data for the latter was gathered for a 1995 survey conducted by...
Dates: 1790 - 2008

Suann Hecht interview, 2017-11-17

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_10.wav
Scope and Contents

Suann Hecht discusses moving from New York City to a group house in Mount Pleasant in 1972, her memories of the neighborhood, her involvement with the Latin America Youth Center, the city's handling of the Mount Pleasant riot, the demographics of the neighborhood, and the aftermath of the riot.

Dates: 2017-11-17

Tayo Agyemang interview, 2019-07-30

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc022
Scope and Contents

Tayo Agyemang discusses her youth and the sources of her passions for music, environmental stewardship, community, and family.

Dates: 2019-07-30

Thelma D. Jones Interview, 2017-09-26

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc003_08.mp3
Scope and Contents Thelma D. Jones discusses moving to Washington, DC and her time spent living in Southwest; her work with the World Bank and its summer jobs training program for youth; the history of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) and her involvement with the organization and many of its task forces, especially the Youth Activities Task Force; the Southwest Neighborhood Small Area Plan; the creation and mission of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund; and changes and developments in the...
Dates: 2017-09-26

Tobin Smith index, part 1, 2019-06-06

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_07_01_ind.pdf
Abstract This oral history interview with Tobin Smith was conducted originally as a video by Jules Johnson (JJ) and exported as audio by Stephanie Mills Trice. Tobin was born at Columbia Hospital for Women. He and his family moved to the Hawaiian Gardens Apartments in Fort Totten when Tobin was nine years old. He attended Keene Elementary, Rabaut Junior High School, and Roosevelt Senior High School. He discusses several of his teachers, including his favorite teacher. After high school, he attended...
Dates: 2019-06-06

Tobin Smith interview, part 1, 2019-06-06

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_07_01.mp4
Abstract This oral history interview with Tobin Smith was conducted originally as a video by Jules Johnson (JJ) and exported as audio by Stephanie Mills Trice. Tobin was born at Columbia Hospital for Women. He and his family moved to the Hawaiian Gardens Apartments in Fort Totten when Tobin was nine years old. He attended Keene Elementary, Rabaut Junior High School, and Roosevelt Senior High School. He discusses several of his teachers, including his favorite teacher. After high school, he attended...
Dates: 2019-06-06

Tobin Smith interview, part 2, 2019-09-19

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_07_02.WAV
Abstract

This oral history interview was a follow-up to a previous interview on June 6, 2019 conducted with Tobin Smith by Stephanie Mills Trice. Tobin Smith recalls Fort Totten being a peaceful community that no one heard of until the subway came. He discusses time with friends playing, partying, riding his bike downtown D.C., attending UDC, and having a career in the television industry.

Dates: 2019-09-19

U Street Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00005
Identifier: OHP026
Content Description

Digital recordings of 20 oral history interviews by DCPL Special Collections Librarian Kelly Navies and related digital documents. 18 of the recordings are about the U Street cultural corridor. All of the U Street interviews have logs and two of them also have transcripts. Digital photographs and other documents were also included in the U Street transfer. There is also an interview with DC author Edward P. Jones, in 2 parts.

Dates: 2014
U Street Oral History Project - D.C.'s Cultural Corridor in Dig DC
U Street Oral History Project - D.C.'s Cul...