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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. George 'DOC' Rutherford interview, 2020-10-15

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc020
Scope and Contents

Dr. Rutherford, 'DOC,' speaks about his life long passion of education. Dr. Rutherford was the principal of Fletcher-Johnson School in the Marshall Heights neighborhood.

Dates: 2020-10-15

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

Jean Washington interview, 2022-11-30

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2022_004.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Mrs. Jean Washington, a long time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Birmingham, Alabama, to Washington, D.C. Beginning with her early life, Mrs. Washington discusses her upbringing and educational experiences in the East St. Thomas neighborhood of Birmingham during the 1930s and 1940s. She also talks about attending Miles College, beginning her teaching career in Birmingham, and moving to Washington, DC, with her husband in 1958....
Dates: 2022-11-30

Judy Brown interview, 2022-11-23

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

Mark Poletunow interview, 2017-11-18

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_07.wav
Scope and Contents

Mark Poletunow discusses his arrival in DC, teaching English as a second language to Spanish-speaking people, identification with immigrant communities, his work at the Spanish Catholic Center, poor treatment of the latino community by DC police, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot and their aftermath.

Dates: 2017-11-18

Mary Staton interview, 2022-11-28

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2022_003.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Ms. Mary Staton, a longtime D.C. area resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, to the Washington, D.C. area. She recounts her upbringing in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, and how her family’s emphasis on the importance of education coexisted with the responsibilities of growing tobacco, corn, cotton, and more on their farm. She discusses her experiences with segregation and her involvement protesting in the Civil...
Dates: 2022-11-28

Washington Music Teachers Association Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 071
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection consist of newsletters, correspondence, photographs, clippings, programs, and ballots. The materials are bound in two volumes: Volume 2 covering the years 1940-1947 and Volume 3 covering the years 1947-1952. Each year is separated by title sheets and begins with a photograph of the President of the Association.

Dates: 1940-1952

WETA Women of Achievement Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP008
Scope and Contents Between 1979 and 1985 WETA-FM conducted a total of 56 "luncheon series" oral history interviews with notable women in the greater Washington, D.C. area. All interviews were a part of a series entitled "Women of Achievement." Each interview is approximately 45 minutes to an hour long and topics included life and work experiences. Interviewees were chosen for their achievements in a wide range of fields, including community volunteering, business, and the arts. The project's director was...
Dates: 1979 - 1985

Mary G. Ziegler Papers

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