Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of 262 black and white photographs of African Americans in military service during World War II. Photographs depict soldiers in combat, receiving honors or awards, performing duties, training, recovering from injuries, and enjoying leisure activities. Some portraits of soldiers are also included.
Brigadier General Audrey Drake describes her experiences at Asbury United Methodist Church how the church fits into Washington, D.C. history, her work as the deputy chief nursing officer in the Office of Nursing Services of the Department of Veterans Affairs in DC, and her role in the D.C. Army National Guard.
Collection consists of various types of cartes-de-visites and cabinet card photographs ,which were popular in the 19th and early 20th century.
Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to churches; concerts; Navy Band; restaurants; sesquicentennial of Washington, D.C.; White House, and remodeling.
The collection contains materials related to Commision planning and events; including correspondence, clippings, photographs, booklets, programs, and other memorabilia.
The collection consists of three scrapbooks about the D.C. Militia (National Guard) Engineer Battalion. Materials included in the scrapbooks include: clippings from local and national newspapers, correspondence, programs, flyers, maps, blueprints, and photographs. The scrapbooks are labeled "1890-1898," however, the materials extend to 1906. Each scrapbook contains notes at the beginning regarding the contents.
Frederick Hollis discusses Fort Totten as a great place to grow up, playing sports, education, fashion, music and serving in the U.S. Army.