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Political activists

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Activism in Washington, D.C. access page

 Digital Web Archive
Identifier: dcpl_web0018

Lucy G. Barber Research Collection

Identifier: 147
Scope and Contents

The Lucy G. Barber Collection is comprised of research files for Barber's book, Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition. Research topics include Jacob Coxey's army, the civil rights movement, the Million Man March, Veterans Against the Vietnam War, women’s suffrage, among others.

Dates: 1878-2011

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Oral History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 231
Content Description

Oral history interviews commissioned by the DC Public Library Foundation documenting a subset of the activist community at the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence in Lafayette Park who worked to protect and curate the Fence.

Dates: 2021-02-05 - 2023

Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 228
Scope and Contents

The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection documents the appearance of this temporary but important landmark on the north side of Lafayette Square over two days in January 2021.

Dates: 2021-02 - 2021-04

Carolivia Herron interview, 2017-08-11

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents In Part 1 of this interview, Carolivia Herron discusses growing up in Northeast Washington, D.C. in a segregated neighborhood, on Douglass Street NE in Kenilworth, and visiting her grandmother's house in Capitol Heights. Herron recounts her childhood, her family's role in blockbusting their Takoma neighborhood, and the work of Neighbors, Incorporated. Carolivia Herron was born in 1941 at the Freedmen's Hospital of Howard University in Washington, D.C. She grew up in the Mayfair Mansions...
Dates: 2017-08-11

Margaret Cooper Papers

Identifier: 133
Scope and Contents This six box collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Cooper and documents her professional; civic and community activities; and achievements. The collection consists largely of certificates, plaques, programs, administrative materials, and miscellaneous materials documenting Cooper’s involvement as an active member and leader of several organizations and institutions, including Third Baptist Church, Christian Endeavor, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc., the East...
Dates: 1918-1998

dc1968 project Web Archive

Identifier: dcpl_web0012