Foggy Bottom Restoration Association records
Collection Scope and Content
This collection contains correspondence, agendas, a questionnaire, a report, and newspaper articles. These materials date from 1954-85 with the bulk dates being 1954-56. These materials tell the history of the Foggy Bottom Restoration Association.
- Franzen, Margaret (Person)
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Historical or Biographical Note
The Foggy Bottom Restoration Association had as its mission to promote the restoration and rehabililtation of Foggy Bottom and to further the civic, cultural, social, and economic welfare of the community. The original constitution set the minimum boundaries as 24th Street, 27th Street, K Street, and Virginia Avenue. The first election for executive committee members was June 1955. The original founding members included Carolyn Casper, Jean Robitscher, Paul Flint, Alice Flint, Rose McKee, Elizabeth Wharton, Margaret Franzen, Mr. and Mrs. Dutch, and Peter Glickert.
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Language of Materials
Collection contains correspondence, agendas, a questionnaire, a report, and newspaper articles from 1954-1985 documenting the history of the Foggy Bottom Restoration Association.
This material was donated to Gelman Library by Margaret Franzen in 1985.
- Alleys Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Foggy Bottom (Washington, D.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Foggy Bottom Restoration Association (Washington, D.C.)
- Franzen, Margaret
- Glickert, Peter
- Urban renewal Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Foggy Bottom Restoration Association records, 1954-1985
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English