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Local history

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Forest Hills History Day

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091975342]
Identifier: 2017-061

Alice Stewart 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

Washingtoniana Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: 224
Scope and Contents Collection consists mainly of scrapbooks created and assembled by Washingtoniana Staff. Scrapbooking started within the division in the early part of the twentieth century and was phased out following World War II. The scrapbooks were topically assembled and mainly contain newspaper articles, while some scrapbooks contain photographs, manuscript and ephemeral materials. Additional topical scrapbooks not assembled by Library staff were added to the collection over the years. Scrapbooks have...
Dates: 1812 - 1966

Paul K. Williams House History Collection

Identifier: 222
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 585 house history folders of homes in the District of Columbia. The folders contain housing permit records, historical information about the house and its prior owners. The Collection has a digital copy of basic data of the house histories on an external hard drive.

Dates: 1991 - 2021