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Community activists

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Activism in Washington, D.C. access page

 Digital Web Archive
Identifier: dcpl_web0018
Dates: 2021

Frank E. Braxton Collection

Identifier: 146
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials collected by Frank E. Braxton, Sr. Materials include clippings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and 3D materials including license plates and campaign buttons.

Dates: 1900-1918; 1944-2012; undated

Brenda Richardson interview, 2020-12

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2020_001.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Brenda Richardson, a long time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from El Paso, Texas, to Washington, DC. Beginning with her upbringing in El Paso, Ms. Richardson discusses her early life and her family’s move to the nation’s capital in 1969. She then talks about her educational experiences in the District and further education at the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland. Ms. Richardson concludes with a discussion of her...
Dates: 2020-12

Christine Spencer interview, 2021-10-12

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_01.wav

This is an interview with the president of the James Creek Resident Council, Ms. Christine Spencer. The interview will provide a glimpse into Christine's passion for her neighborhood and community which has driven her to become an active advocate for the needs of the James Creek community. Ms. Spencer describes her partnership with Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative and the services that have been made available to the residents of James Creek.

Dates: 2021-10-12

Dee Curry interview, 2021-07-12

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_01.wav

Ms. Curry describes growing up in Shaw and Eastgate, the influence of music in her early life, coming into her own gender and sexuality in her teens, joy and pain on the streets and in the clubs, traumatic experiences in Lorton prison, organizing against discrimination against transgender women, her continued advocacy, and the importance of helping and loving each other.

Dates: 2021-07-12

Don't Mute D.C. Twitter Archive

 Digital Collection
Identifier: twitter_dontmutedc
Dates: 2019

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick interview, part 1, 2021-06-22

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc038_02_01.mp3

Audio of interview with Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick founder of the Community Wellness Collective.

Dates: 2021-06-22

Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis Posters

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_036ectc
Dates: 1968 - 1969