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Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Muriel Tillinghast interview, 2021-12-13

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Identifier: dcpl_220_007.mp4
Abstract In this interview, Muriel discusses her childhood and her years as a young woman. Muriel discusses her experiences navigating her K-12 schools. Most notably, Muriel discusses her experience of racism and racial integration at Roosevelt High School. Muriel draws from her experiences and the observations she made of her classmates. Muriel discusses her higher education experiences at Howard University. During this time and after graduating from Roosevelt, Muriel was able to travel for social...
Dates: Other: 2021-12-13

Patricia Smith Spencer Lee interview, 2019-08-12

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_04.wav
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Patricia Smith Spencer Lee recalls Fort Totten as being a village with a strong sense of nurturing and belonging as party of her childhood.

Dates: 2019-08-12

Pedro Avilés interview, 2017-11-15

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_08.wav
Scope and Contents

Pedro Avilés discusses moving to Adams Morgan in 1974, his memories of Mount Pleasant, his involvement with the Sacred Heart Church Theatre Group, racial identity, tensions between teachers at DC Public Schools and non-English-speaking students, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, his subsequent involvement with DC's Latino Task Force, and police-community relations in DC.

Dates: 2017-11-15

Phylicia Fauntleroy Bowman interview, 2017-07-12

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Phylicia Fauntleroy Bowman discusses her family history; growing up near Washington Circle and then on Ingraham Street NW; attending D.C. public schools, including during desegregation; demographic changes to her neighborhood; her post-secondary education; and her career.

Dates: 2017-07-12

Reginald Rothwell interview, 2019-04-01

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_05.wav
Abstract

Reginald Rothwell discusses the various D.C. neighborhoods he lived as a child, catholic school education, basketball and academics.

Dates: 2019-04-01

Series 5: Mapping Segregation in Washington DC: School and Neighborhood Desegregation in Ward 4, 2017

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents Mapping Segregation in Washington D.C.: School Integration 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 interviews Ward 4 residents that were among the first...
Dates: 2017

Session 4, 2021-01-21

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Scope and Contents

This is the fourth session of a life history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses returning to Washington, D.C., after finishing graduate school at the University of Georgia, his teaching career at Bell Multicultural High School (1997-2010), and his family life, including how he met his wife and how they named their two sons.

Dates: 2021-01-21

Session 5, 2021-02-25

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Scope and Contents

This is the fifth session of an oral history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses his experience working at Center for Inspired Teaching and the creation of the Real World History Program (RWH) in 2014. He also talks about the structure of the program in its first year, school year 2014-2015.

Dates: 2021-02-25

Session 6, 2021-03-17

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Scope and Contents

This is the sixth and final session of an oral history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Mr. Hunt discusses the Real World History program and the Real World History Collection at the DC Public Library. He also reflects on what he is most proud of about the class and how the course, in some ways, is connected to his family history.

Dates: 2021-03-17