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Black persons

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 232 Collections and/or Records:

Gail Shaw-Clemons photo, 2021-07-26

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc039_03_image.jpg

Glendon Hartley interview, 2020-12-13

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc026_03.wav

This is an individual interview of Glendon Hartley in which he discusses his experiences as a Black West Indian mixologist, bar professional, business owner, and Shaw resident. He reflects on the creation of the D.C. chapter of U.S. Bartender's Guild, the camaraderie of the Black bartending community and his knowledge of Pre-Prohibition cocktail history.

Dates: 2020-12-13

Go-Go Museum and Café Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 225
Content Description

The Go-Go Museum & Café and partners collected 11 oral histories, produced two go-go concerts, and organized a major conference on go-go: “Go-Go Preservation Week 2021” in collaboration with the Traditional Arts DC project at Howard University. The Go-Go-Preservation Week panel discussions, concerts, and oral history collections.

Dates: 2021

Go-Go Music Artificial Collection

Identifier: 101
Scope and Contents

This is an artificially created collection of materials related to Go-Go music and the Go-Go music community. Materials include live and studio recordings of Go-Go performances; periodicals and article clippings about Go-Go performers, music, and culture; academic works regarding Go-Go; and ephemera related to Go-Go music and performances.

Dates: 1975 - 2022

Go-Go Preservation Week 2021 Oral Histories

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 225_01_GoGoMusicCafe

Go-Go (Web) Archive

Identifier: dcpl_web0026

This collection includes websites covering the history and current events of the Go-Go scene in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 2022

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

Hall Brothers Funeral Home Records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023.036

Loretta Carter Hanes Collection

Identifier: 081
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, legal records, and legislative materials related to Loretta Carter Hanes’ work with Reading Is Fundamental and the problem with sewage and water pipe breaks in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1971-1990

Herbert Freeman interview, 2018-01-04

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2017_005.wav
Scope and Contents In this oral history interview, Mr. Herbert Freeman, owner of Freeman's House of Styles in Brightwood Park, discusses his life and experiences moving from Engelhard, North Carolina, to Washington, DC. Mr. Freeman discusses his early life in Engelhard, his move to Washington, DC, in 1962, his transition to life in the city, and his long and successful career as a barber in Washington. He also discusses violence against Black people in both the past and present, segregation in North Carolina,...
Dates: 2018-01-04