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Armed forces

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Mark Keyser interview, 2020-07-16

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc023
Scope and Contents Mark Keyser discusses his childhood visits to Washington, D.C. and his recollections of his grandfather, Adolph Kaiser, his Aunt Amelia Heurich and visiting her at the Heurich House, and her sisters. He discusses his father Karl Anton Keyser's U.S. Navy service during World War II, along with ancestors on the Dilger side of his family and their service in the Civil War. One Dilger relative was a German operative working in D.C. during World War I. Although Mark does not have strong memories...
Dates: 2020-07-16

National Rifles Scrapbook Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00012
Identifier: 051
Scope and Contents The scrapbooks contain clippings, invitations, programs, memorabilia, handwritten and typewritten letters, ledgers, receipts, meetings minutes, and a few copies of Canteen, the daily record of the National Rifles and an oversized poster for the July 4th Military Celebration in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a box of cabinet card images of uniformed members of the National Rifles. Notes on the back of the photographs indicate that the images came from the Evans Collection in...
Dates: 1880-1889

Patrice Cleary interview, 2019-07-02

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc014
Scope and Contents

Patrice Cleary discusses her experience of growing up in Massachusetts as Filipino American, joining the Marine Corps, various Filipino dishes, opening and running her restaurant in Washington, D.C., and promoting Filipino cuisine in America.

Dates: 2019-07-02

Raymond Henderson interview, 2018-07-02

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc006_03.wav
Scope and Contents Raymond Henderson, a native of Washington, D.C., discusses his childhood mostly spent in the Anacostia neighborhood, attending different elementary and junior high schools before dropping out of high school to join the Marine Corps at the age of 17, his experiences during the Vietnam War, earning his GED and enrolling in Federal City College (now the University of the District of Columbia) to study political science, the evlution of his political conscieness and his involvment with student...
Dates: 2018-07-02

Washington Navy Yard Photograph Collection

Identifier: P018
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 31 3.5x5 inch and 30 8x10 inch images of buildings 137 (General Foundry) and 167 (Boiler Makers shop) in the Washington Navy Yard complex. The smaller images are interior and exterior views of buildings and the larger images are reproductions of architectural blueprints.

Dates: 1975

Will Alvarez interview, 2020-12-17

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc026_07.wav

This is an individual interview of Will Alvarez in which he discusses his Salvadoran upbringing in the DMV, his experiences in the bartending industry as a Latino and U.S. Army Veteran, and the impact of COVID-19 on residents and service professionals in the D.C. bartending community.

Dates: 2020-12-17