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Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Josephine Baker interview part 1, 2018-05-25

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc_008_01_1
Scope and Contents

Josephine Baker talks most about her involvement with the Charter School movement and shares some of the battle scars gained from those who thought, even after 25 years of a stellar reputation with DCPS, that she must be anti-DCPS to take on this new initiative. She explains her motivation, the importance of educational options in each child's development and what she believes they achieved on behalf of children, who she insists must always come first.

Dates: Other: 2018-05-25

Josephine Baker interview part 2, 2018-07-20

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc_008_01_2
Scope and Contents Josephine Baker talks most about her involvement with the Charter School movement and shares some of the battle scars gained from those who thought, even after 25 years of a stellar reputation with DCPS, that she must be anti-DCPS to take on this new initiative. She explains her motivation, the importance of educational options in each child's development and what she believes they achieved on behalf of children, who she insists must always come first. 'In Part Two of this Oral History,...
Dates: Other: 2018-07-20

Judy Brown interview, 2022-11-23

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2022_001.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Ms. Judy Brown, a teacher at Georgetown Day School, discusses her life and experiences moving from Durham, North Carolina, to the D.C. region. Ms. Brown recalls her upbringing and early educational experiences in Durham, particularly her experience integrating her junior high school. She then recalls her family’s move to Silver Spring, Maryland, in the summer of 1965 and their experience moving into an all-white neighborhood. She also discusses her high school...
Dates: 2022-11-23

Laura Danley interview, 2021-11-23

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2021_004.wav
Abstract In this interview, Mrs. Laura Danley discusses her life and experiences moving from Florida to Washington, D.C. Mrs. Danley begins by discussing her early life in Florida, which she spent moving between St. Petersburg and the town of Monticello. Through this discussion, she talks about her family life, educational experiences, and segregation during her upbringing. She then discusses her move to Washington, D.C., in 1955 and her life and career in the city. She concludes by discussing some...
Dates: 2021-11-23

Literary Arts and Urban Journalism Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 221
Scope and Contents

The collection includes material collected and created by David Aaronson, founder of the Literary Arts Program (LAP), regarding the LAP, Urban Journalism Workshop, and other programs in D.C. Public Schools that encourage student artistic expression and publication. Materials include printed material, newsletters, publications, journals, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1969-2019, undated

Mapping Segregation in Washington D.C. Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 220
Scope and Contents Mapping Segregation in Washington DC: School and Neighborhood Desegregation in Ward 4 documents the transformation of Ward 4 neighborhoods and schools during the 1950s and early 1960s. Ward 4 was predominantly white in the early 1940s, but saw a shift in demographics as white families fled after the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bolling v. Sharpe, in which public school segregation was deemed unconstitutional in the District of Columbia. This project primarily consists of interviews with...
Dates: 2014 - 2021

Marian Davis interview, 2020-12-27

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2020_002.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Marian Davis, a long time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Washington, D.C., in 1965. Ms. Davis talks about her upbringing and education in Charlotte as well as her experience with the college process. She also discusses her experiences with segregation in North Carolina. Ms. Davis then talks about her career in the federal government, first at the Department of Agriculture and later with the Equal...
Dates: 2020-12-27

Martha Saragovitz and Barbara Saragovitz interview, 2017-10-05

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview with Barbara and Martha Saragovitz, the sisters discuss growing up in Lamond Riggs, when the neighborhood was brand new and largely Jewish. They recount their experiences during the real estate blockbusting and their family's eventual move to Capitol Hill in 1963. Martha remembers a few violent incidents after moving to Southwest, D.C., and her time as an undergraduate at American University.

Dates: 2017-10-05

Mamie Himmelwright McIlwee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 161
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, legal documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Mamie H. McIlwee’s work advocating for resources for Petworth public schools and libraries.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1932 - 1952

Michael Swann interview, 2019-08-31

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_03.wav
Abstract

Michael Swann speaks of his childhood memories, the impact some teachers had on him, friends, dancing and the strong sense of community that he felt growing up in the Fort Totten community.

Dates: 2019-08-31