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Adams Morgan (Washington, D.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Adams Morgan Better Neighborhood Conference/Hollyday House Records

 Collection
Identifier: 018
Scope and Contents

Items include by-laws, constitution, statement of purpose, a history, newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial information, studies, reports, photographs, publicity, clippings, membership lists, and incorporation papers for Hollyday House. Topics covered by the records include a neighborhood conference, desegregation, urban renewal, the Hollyday House Chorus, Barney House, the Urban Peace Corps, Church of the Brethren, and fundraising.

Dates: 1930-1962

Adams-Morgan Community Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: 011
Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, minutes, announcements, budgets, and clippings. Topics covered include housing, racial discrimination, and community organizations.

Dates: 1946-1967

Beacon College Celebración de la Mujer Latina Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: OHP002
Scope and Contents In 1981, Beacon College conducted a total of 17 oral history interviews with Latinas who had immigrated to Washington, D.C and settled in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. Topics include childhood experiences in interviewees’ country of origin, immigration to Washington D.C., family structure, work and social experiences, comparison between their country and the United States, religion, and the Hispanic community in Washington. As stated in thier grant application, the project focused on the...
Dates: 1980

Columbian Newspaper Research Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 030
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of background research materials gathered for issues of the Columbian Newspaper. Included in the materials are correspondence, clippings, press releases, photographs, government documents, publications, reports, flyers, legal pleadings, and handwritten notes. The folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1973 - 1977

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

George Koch interview part 1, 2017-09-29

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc004
Scope and Contents George Koch reflects on growing up in a family of German immigrants in a small Ohio town. He speaks about the influence of his time in the Peace Corps, in the VISTA program, and his time on the organizing committee of a union for federal employees, and how these came to influence his politics and outlook on life. George talks about how he then solidified his prominent role in the Washington, DC arts community when he opened a studio in Adams Morgan, a year after the 1968 riot that had left...
Dates: 2017-09-29

George Koch interview part 2, 2017-09-29

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc004
Scope and Contents George Koch reflects on growing up in a family of German immigrants in a small Ohio town. He speaks about the influence of his time in the Peace Corps, in the VISTA program, and his time on the organizing committee of a union for federal employees, and how these came to influence his politics and outlook on life. George talks about how he then solidified his prominent role in the Washington, DC arts community when he opened a studio in Adams Morgan, a year after the 1968 riot that had left...
Dates: 2017-09-29

Lawrence Bradford interview, 2018-07-04

 File
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc006_01.wav
Scope and Contents Lawrence Bradford discusses his childhood growing up in Happy Hollow, Adams Morgan, Washingonton, D.C., early experiences with segregation, attending Federal City College (now the University of the District of Columbia) to study computer information, his campus extracurricular activities including basketball and student government, his involvement in community organizing for racial equality, his career at Washington Techinal Instiute and the University of the District of Columbia, and his...
Dates: 2018-07-04

Layne Garrett interview, 2021-06-05

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc031_05.wav
Abstract Layne Garrett discusses growing up in a typical household in Tennessee and spending his childhood, visiting family on long road trips to Texas. While interest in music was always present in Layne’s life, it was in high school that exposure to outsider literature and open tuning in guitar brought him to be a part of music projects and pursue creative expression. He reflects on four years of living in a new city in Phoenix after college, where lack of social engagements got him to experiment...
Dates: 2021-06-05