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Black persons

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:

Series 29: The Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women Monument or Movement: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 2020

 Series
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029
Abstract This project explores the impact of programs and activities The Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women past presidents, members and other key people. The interviews were meant to form the basis of an assessment of the organization’s importance from its founding in 1943 to the present and a guide for the future. The stories collected speak to how the Washington Section established and maintained a strong presence through its involvement with women, children and their families in...
Dates: 2020

Series 30: Transgender Histories of D.C., 2021

 Series
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc030
Abstract This project seeks to answer the question: how have the changes in D.C. over the past several decades been experienced and influenced by transgender individuals and communities? Individuals who are transgender, marginalized by society at large, have a unique perspective on history, at the same time as they are left out of mainstream accounts of events. This project documents the events of the final decades of the 20th century and first few of the 21st through the eyes of transgender elders,...
Dates: 2021

Series 34: Asbury United Methodist Church Oral History Project, 2021

 Series
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc034
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.

Dates: 2021

Series 39: African American Artist Community Supports, 2021

 Series
Identifier: dcpl_dcohc039
Abstract Drawing on art historical background, six African American artists, both native Washingtonians and transplants, give voice to diverse paths toward academic training, career opportunities, and validation as professional artists. These interviews provide insight into how African American artists established support systems that produced opportunities to create, critique, exhibit, and sell work outside of established cultural institutions - museums, galleries, and visual art spaces - that did...
Dates: 2021

Session 4, 2021-01-21

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Scope and Contents

This is the fourth session of a life history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses returning to Washington, D.C., after finishing graduate school at the University of Georgia, his teaching career at Bell Multicultural High School (1997-2010), and his family life, including how he met his wife and how they named their two sons.

Dates: 2021-01-21

Session 5, 2021-02-25

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Scope and Contents

This is the fifth session of an oral history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses his experience working at Center for Inspired Teaching and the creation of the Real World History Program (RWH) in 2014. He also talks about the structure of the program in its first year, school year 2014-2015.

Dates: 2021-02-25

Session 6, 2021-03-17

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Scope and Contents

This is the sixth and final session of an oral history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Mr. Hunt discusses the Real World History program and the Real World History Collection at the DC Public Library. He also reflects on what he is most proud of about the class and how the course, in some ways, is connected to his family history.

Dates: 2021-03-17

Shawn Henderson interview, 2017-11-27

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc001_10.wav
Scope and Contents

Shawn Henderson discusses his life in Virginia and Washington, DC, his love for sports, parenthood, his religious upbringing, living with HIV, and his experiences at Whitman-Walker as a patient.

Dates: 2017-11-27

Sheila Crider interview, 2017-11-02

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc004
Scope and Contents Sheila Crider reflects on her life in the arts. She speaks about growing up in Southeast Washington DC and falling in love with reading as a child. And reflects on how living in Washington, DC, and the black intellectual movements of the 1970s helped to share her literary works. Time abroad in the Peace Corps, switching from literary to visual arts while living in France, time as an apprentice in Japan, and jobs that she took early a supplementary income, such as 10 years posing as an model...
Dates: 2017-11-02

Shirley Debrow interview, 2016-01-02

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Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2015_011.wav
Scope and Contents

In this oral history interview, Ms. Shirley Debrow discusses her life and experiences moving from North Carolina to Washington, DC. Ms. Debrow discusses her early life in the South, her move to Philadelphia in 1964, and her move to Washington, DC, in 1966. Ms. Debrow also talks about her life in Washington, her career at the DC Department of Parks and Recreation, and her love of travel.

Dates: 2016-01-02