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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Steve Nelson interview, 2017-07-12

 Item
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Steve Nelson discusses how his family saved money to purchase a house in Riggs Park during the period of white flight from the neighborhood. Nelson recalls his experiences in the DC Public School system, including at LaSalle Elementary and Bell Vocational High School. Nelson also recounts a crime resulting in the death of his brother, and discusses how Riggs Park continues to evolve.

Dates: 2017-07-12

Tobin Smith index, part 1, 2019-06-06

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_07_01_ind.pdf
Abstract This oral history interview with Tobin Smith was conducted originally as a video by Jules Johnson (JJ) and exported as audio by Stephanie Mills Trice. Tobin was born at Columbia Hospital for Women. He and his family moved to the Hawaiian Gardens Apartments in Fort Totten when Tobin was nine years old. He attended Keene Elementary, Rabaut Junior High School, and Roosevelt Senior High School. He discusses several of his teachers, including his favorite teacher. After high school, he attended...
Dates: 2019-06-06

Tobin Smith interview, part 1, 2019-06-06

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_07_01.mp4
Abstract This oral history interview with Tobin Smith was conducted originally as a video by Jules Johnson (JJ) and exported as audio by Stephanie Mills Trice. Tobin was born at Columbia Hospital for Women. He and his family moved to the Hawaiian Gardens Apartments in Fort Totten when Tobin was nine years old. He attended Keene Elementary, Rabaut Junior High School, and Roosevelt Senior High School. He discusses several of his teachers, including his favorite teacher. After high school, he attended...
Dates: 2019-06-06

Wes Morrison interview, 2022-12-28

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2022_009.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Mr. Wes Morrison discusses his life and experiences moving from Durham, North Carolina, to Washington, D.C., in 1959. The interview begins with a discussion of Mr. Morrison’s early life in Durham. Mr. Morrison talks about his grandmother and aunt, who raised him, and the Brookstown community in which they lived. He also shares memories of his upbringing and educational experiences in Durham and discusses racial segregation and race relations in the city. Mr....
Dates: Other: 2022-12-28

Wilodean "Debbie" Kirby interview, 2022-12-10

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2022_006.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Ms. Willodean Kirby discusses her life and experiences moving from Sylacauga, Alabama, to Washington, D.C. Ms. Kirby talks about her upbringing and educational experiences in Sylacauga and reflects on her move to D.C. at the age of 17 after graduating from high school. She discusses her life and work in Washington, her relationship with the interviewer’s grandmother, and her return to Sylacauga to care for her parents at the end of their lives. Finally, Ms....
Dates: 2022-12-10

Yolanda Lee interview part 1, 2019-03-24

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_06_1.wav
Abstract

Yolanda Lee discusses the Fort Totten neighborhood, the Teenarama dance show, attending Catholic schools, the 1968 Riots and the teachers who had an impact on her.

Dates: 2019-03-24

Yolanda Lee interview part 2, 2019-03-24

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc025_06_2.wav
Abstract

Yolanda Lee discusses the Fort Totten neighborhood, the Teenarama dance show, attending Catholic schools, the 1968 Riots and the teachers who had an impact on her.

Dates: 2019-03-24

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 104
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of clippings, pamphlets, promotional materials, and organizational information pertaining to the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1912-1989

Mary G. Ziegler Papers

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Identifier: 010
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection relate to Mary Ziegler’s career as an educator of persons with intellectual disabilities at the District Training School for the Feeble Minded in Laurel, Maryland (later Forest Haven Asylum). Materials include photographs of activities and events; publications on the education of persons with intellectual disabilities; press releases; programs; a newsletter; correspondence; awards; published books; and certificates. Of note are seven scrapbooks created by...
Dates: 1950-1980