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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Theodor Horydczak Photograph Collection

Identifier: P005
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of black and white photographs of Washington, D.C. buildings, streets, and monuments taken by Theodor Horydczak. Photographs have been arranged by subject and are listed in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

Jackson Place Complex Photograph Collection

Identifier: P021
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 31 4x6 inch color and photocopied images of the Jackson Place complex. The photographs detail the buildings and its previous masonry and roofing repairs. There are three copies of each image making the total number of images 93. An envelope at the end of the packet contained the original negative for all of the images, except for the images that are photocopies. Additionally, there are 63 negatives without a corresponding print. The booklet was assembled for the...
Dates: 1988

Looking west down Irving Street, 1998

Scope and Contents

A digital image of a photograph that Cosby Hunt took around the time that he began teaching at Bell Multicultural High School. A note on the back of the photograph reads: 'Looking west down Irving Street, 1998.' The title of this image was taken from the caption on the back of the original photograph.

Dates: 1998

Hugh Miller Photograph Collection

Identifier: P022
Content Description The collection consists of 443 glass plate negatives of various news related images generally taken around the mid-1920s. In the 1990s, Jerry McCoy, a Washingtingtoniana librarian and amateur photographer, made prints from the original negatives for researcher access. Eight of the negatives have no print and there is one print that has no negative. Writing on the rear of the prints is that of Washingtoniana volunteer Robert A. Trouex, however the text was directly taken from the original...
Dates: 1880 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1930

Mary E.A. Mitchell Collection

Identifier: P015
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 86 packages of strip negatives. Some packages contained multiple negatives bringing the total number of strip negatives to 97. The strip negatives contain between one and seven images, with 372 total images in the collection. All images were taken by Mary Mitchell and are of locations throughout D.C. including the U.S. Capitol building, Chinatown, Dupont Circle, National Mall, and Lafayette Square. It appears that this collection includes 85 or more images that...
Dates: 1960-1975

National Park Service, National Capital Region Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00033
Identifier: P034
Scope and Content While the collection consists of images from nearly a century, the bulk of the photographs range from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s. Images document the people, activities, and sites that make up a part of the National Capital Parks. Highlights include houses that were demolished to make way for the C&O Canal Park, Work being performed by Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration personnel, World War II defense installations, Carter Barron Amphitheater, and flood...
Dates: 1863; 1900; 1921 - 1961

Nation’s Business Photograph Collection

Identifier: P006
Scope and Contents Photographs in this collection are images of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (D.C., Maryland and Virginia suburbs) from the photo morgue of Nation’s Business, a publication of the United States Chamber of Commerce. The collection provides visual documentation of the District’s well-known federal and commercial architecture, scenes from the Kennedy and Truman administrations, and other images from events and life in Washington, D.C. from the 1920s to the 1980s.Included in...
Dates: 1910 - 1981

Edna Owen and Vera O. Black Slide Collection

Identifier: 219
Content Description

The collection contains 235 color slides purchased or taken in the 1960s by sisters Edna Owen and Vera Owen Black. The slides depict attractions around the National Mall, including the Washington Monument and the Tidal Basin during cherry blossom season. Of note are two tray bins with slides of visitors visiting John F. Kennedy’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery.

Dates: 1964 - 1967

Redevelopment Land Agency Photograph Collection

Identifier: 166
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 1,416 photographs of Redevelopment Land Agency (RLA) construction projects throughout Washington, D.C. Of note are the projects related to the Southwest Waterfront and the repaving operations throughout the city.

Dates: ca. 1975

Willard R. Ross Postcard Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00001
Identifier: P031
Scope and Contents The Willard R. Ross Postcard Collection comprises original gelatin silver postcard prints, primarily of the streets and architecture of Washington D.C. and the surrounding areas. The collection consists largely of building and street views – churches, cemeteries, schools, businesses, and other public buildings are well represented – but also contains images of social organizations like the Wanderlusters, a co-ed hiking club. Ross assigned captions and non-unique numbers to most of his...
Dates: 1909-1931