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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

David Nicholson interview, 2017-08-08

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this 3-part interview, writer and former journalist David E. Nicholson discusses growing up in Bloomingdale, his experience in DC Public Schools and as part of a small group of Black students who integrated Sidwell Friends School, and his family's involvement with St. George's Episcopal Church.

Dates: 2017-08-08

DC Public Library Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP003
Scope and Contents

Between 1972 and 1992 the Library conducted 29 oral history interviews with individuals who had a long association with and knowledge of Washington D.C. Topics include childhood experiences, segregation, religion, neighborhoods, education, communities, employment, demographics and social life. The interviews were organized and conducted by Marcia M. Greenlee and Roxanna Deane.

Dates: 1972 - 1992

D.C. Public School Survey, Phase II Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP017
Scope and Contents

Between 1998 and 1999 the Historical Society of Washington conducted a total of 40 oral history interviews with adults who had attended D.C. public schools. Topics include educational experiences, schools attended, dates of graduation. The project director was Karen Washburn, Oral Historian for the Historical Society.

Dates: 1998 - 1999

D.C. School Newspapers Collection

Identifier: 117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of multiple bound copies of student newspapers; Tech Life from McKinley Technology High School, Ballou Charter from Frank W. Ballou Senior High School, The Cardozo Owl from Cardozo Senior High School, The Central Bulletin from Central High School, The Coolidge Courier and Colt Pride from Calvin Coolidge High School, The Sentinel from Joel Elias Spingarn High School, and The Balance Sheet from Washington Business High School. None of the newspaper titles are a...
Dates: 1936-2002

District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education (DCCBPE) Collection

Identifier: 002
Scope and Contents The collection contains District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education (DCCBPE) annual and board of directors’ meeting minutes, administrative directives, legislative testimony, financial reports, and copies of the organization’s newsletter, the Bulletin Board. Other materials included are numerous studies and reports sponsored by DCCBPE including Student Responsibilities and Rights, A Quest for Educational Opportunity in a Major Urban School District, and Creating Resource...
Dates: 1965 - 1982

English period III profile, 2017-12

Scope and Contents

A profile completed by a student in the Real World History Class of a narrator with annotations from Cosby Hunt in red.

Dates: 2017-12

Fannie Robinson and Nadine Lockard interview, 2017-07-11

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Fannie Robinson and her daughter Nadine Lockard discuss moving into a predominantly white neighborhood in Washington, D.C., attending an interracial church, and Lockard's experience in the D.C. school system. Nadine also speaks about becoming a special education teacher in the District. Robinson explains working in school lunch rooms and at the Marriott Hadsa. Robinson describes her husbands and boyfriends.

Dates: 2017-07-11

Francis A. Gregory Genealogical Collection

Identifier: 005
Scope and Contents The collection was artificially created by the Library and consists of the Shaed and Baltimore family papers; as well materials regarding Elzie Hoffman. It includes photographs, programs, published books, biographies, letters, certificates, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, and other family memorabilia. The collection has been divided into series by family. Many of the items are related to Washington, D.C. educational institutions that most of the members of the families attended; Dunbar...
Dates: 1902 - 1975

Julius Hobson Papers

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

Jerome Bettis interview, 2021-12-05

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2021_003.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Mr. Jerome Bettis, a longtime D.C. resident, discusses his life and experiences moving from Graniteville, South Carolina, to Washington, D.C. Mr. Bettis discusses his upbringing and family life in Graniteville as well as his experiences with racism and segregation during his early life. He then talks about his move to D.C. for junior high and most of high school and his return to South Carolina to complete the twelfth grade. He also talks about his passion for...
Dates: 2021-12-05