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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

1953 Inaugural Committee Reports

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091161687]
Identifier: 201
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the final reports of committees who organized the 1953 Inauguration of President Eisenhower; as well as reports on the Inaugural medal distribution, Inauguration parade, and the aggregate financial report.

Dates: 1952 - 1953

Adams v. Clinton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 044
Scope and Contents The documents include approximately one-third of the materials at the time of the donation, which are before the U.S. District Court for D.C. The collection does not contain procedural documents and related documents such as “Friends of the Court” filings nor rebuttal arguments concerning the plaintiffs’ application for a 3-Judge court since the application was granted by the Court. Also included are the original complaint, motions by various defendants to dismiss, oppositions to those...
Dates: 1998-1999

Joaquín de Alba Cartoon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 156
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of caricatures of politicians and world leaders, courtroom sketches, and two metal plates of two U.S. congressmen.

Dates: 1966-1967

Arrington Dixon interview, 2017-11-19

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Arrington Dixon discussed his early experiences living in Anacostia and moving to the Lamond Riggs area. Dixon remembers segregation and discrimination growing up, and the impact of the church on his life. He also recalls taking the trolleys to McKinley High School, the death of his brother, and running for Councilmember of Ward 4.

Dates: 2017-11-19

Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

Clifford Berryman Cartoon Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00001
Identifier: P008
Scope and Contents The Clifford Berryman Cartoon Collection contains 108 political cartoons drawn for publication in the Washington Evening Star from approximately 1900 to 1948. Drawn in pen and ink on posterboard, the majority of these oversized cartoons measure either 13.5” x 14.25” or 18” x 15.75”. In general, the subjects of the cartoons pertain to local District of Columbia issues as opposed to national news. The cartoons address community issues, congressional appropriation and District finances,...
Dates: 1900 - 1948

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 208
Content Description Please note: This collection contains strong language, references to police brutality, and violent imagery. The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection consists of posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects attached to the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence (BLM Fence) surrounding Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C, from June 2020 to January 2021. The artifacts were attached to the fence to protest the treatment of Black and Brown communities by police and...
Dates: 2020 or 2021

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 228
Scope and Contents

The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection documents the appearance of this temporary but important landmark on the north side of Lafayette Square over two days in January 2021.

Dates: 2021-02 - 2021-04