Nadine P. Winter Council of the District of Columbia papers
Scope and Contents note
The materials in this collection include correspondence, publications, legislative bills, and meeting minutes. These documents all relate to the work of Nadine P. Winter as a member of the Council of the District of Columbia and most of the files contain correspondence from constituents and Ms. Winter's response and the action she is prepare to take on their behalf. These records are dated from the 1980s through 1990.
- Circa 1976-1990
- Majority of material found within 1985 - 1990
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Nadine P. Winter served as the Council of the District of Columbia member representing Ward 6 from 1975 to 1990. Ms. Winter moved to Washington, D.C. in 1947 and soon after began her work in social action and social services for the residents of the residents in Northeast and Southeast Washington. She holds degrees from Brooklyn College (NY), Cortez Peters Business School and a Masters of Arts Degree from Federal City College. Ms. Winter is the founder and former Executive Director of Hospitality House, Inc. Under her leadership, Hospitality House, served the underpriviledged residents of Washington, D.C. with day care for youth and seniors as well as running a temporary homeless shelter. Ms. Winter was also a proponent of the concept of Urban Homesteading. She was one of the original organizers of the National Welfare Rights Organization. Ms. Winter's involvement in politics included serving as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, as a member of the National Democratic Women's Club and the District of Columbia Women's Political Caucus.
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Language of Materials
This collection contains the constituent files of Nadine P. Winter during her time as a member of the Council of the District of Columbia representing Ward 6. These records date in the 1980s through 1990.
Organized into six series: Constituent correspondence and services, Government business and correspondence, Personal and office files, Political correspondence with or concerning institutions and issues, Environmental issues, and Community development /Ward Six.
Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Nadine P. Winter, 1992.
Reparative Description Project
In September 2022, this finding aid was revised to address derogatory descriptive language for disability terminology identified in a numerous folder titles. During that revision, description was not edited or removed, but additional information was provided to add context. The Historic Context note for the archival objects explain the revision. To view the finding aid prior to this revision work please use Pre-revision August 2022 finding aid of the Nadine P. Winter Council of the District of Columbia papers
- City council members -- Washington (D.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- District of Columbia. City Council.
- District of Columbia. Ward 6.
- Housing Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Washington (D.C.) Politics and government Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Nadine P. Winter Council of the District of Columbia papers , Circa 1976-1990
- Finding aid prepared by Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English