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Brian Gilmore papers

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Identifier: MS2257
Overview This collection containes poems, essays, articles, notebooks, correspondence, fliers, clippings and other materials relating to the literary works of Washington D.C. poet Brian Gilmore. Included are articles from publications including the Washington Post, Detriot Free Press, the Washington Afro American, DC North, the Houston Chronicle and the Progressive as well as research files collected while composing these pieces. Topics include Malcolm X, Duke Ellington, the death penalty, gradutaion...
Dates: 1977-2014

Gilbert Gude papers

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Identifier: MS2081
Abstract Gilbert Gude served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1953-58, in the Maryland Senate from 1962-1967, and was then elected as a Republican to Congress, serving from 1967-76 as the Representative from Maryland's 8th district. During his time in Congress, Gude was the ranking Republican member of the House District of Columbia Committee. Materials in this collection include correspondence, bills, press materials, publications, reports, and other related items. The material dates from...
Dates: 1967-1976

John B. Duncan papers

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Identifier: MS2055
Abstract In 1952, after twenty-eight years of service in city government, John Bonner Duncan (1910-1994) was appointed recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia. He served in this capacity until 1961, at which time President John F. Kennedy appointed him the first African-American commissioner of the District of Columbia. Collection contains photographs, speeches, awards, correspondence, medical records, articles, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and reference files. The material dates from 1932-89,...
Dates: 1932-1989

Mark Plotkin papers

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Identifier: MS2370
Overview This collection contains handwritten commentaries, typed commentary, published articles from multiple newspapers and personal documents from the career of Mark Plotkin. Plotkin was most well known for his career as a political commentator and analyst primarily on the radio and on TV. These appearances were local and international (CBC-Canadian Broadcasting Company and CTV-Canadian Television Commentary). Plotkin was the political analyst for WAMU, an NPR affiliate, from 1982-2002. After leaving...
Dates: 1953-2018

Peter S. Craig papers

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Identifier: MS2066
Abstract Peter Stebbins Craig was a lawyer in Washington, D.C. who led legal challenges against the construction of interstate highways through the city in the 1960s and 1970s. Taking the side of residents whose homes would be razed for new freeways, Craig successfully battled developers, business leaders, and members of Congress to block seven multilane highways that would have destroyed 200,000 housing units within the city. This collection contains reports and studies, correspondence, legal...
Dates: 1904-1983; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Polly Shackleton papers

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Identifier: MS2031
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, memorandums, newsletters, speeches, news releases, public statements, news clippings, newspapers, events brochures, pamphlets, posters, buttons and pins, photographs, cassette tapes, plaques and awards, hats, scarves, a 44 star flag, expired passports, membership and identification cards, hats, and buttons and pins documenting Polly Shackleton's (1910-1997) career as a politician and social activist in Washington, D.C. during the second half of the twentieth...
Dates: 1894-1997

Stewart B. McKinney, District of Columbia papers

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Identifier: MS2154
Abstract Collection consists primarily of correspondence along with documents such as reports, editorials, publications, newspaper articles, and legislative documents generated or collected by Stewart B. McKinney and his office during his time as a member of the House of Representatives. This material directly relates to McKinney's work on the House District of Columbia Committee. The most prominent subject is home rule.
Dates: 1966-1974

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, part 1

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Identifier: MS2070
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, news releases, booklets, articles, brochures, statements, meeting files, briefing books, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs, negatives, slides, bills, and hearing files documenting the life and activities of civil rights activist Walter F. Fauntroy. These materials date from 1941-1990 with the bulk of the records falling between 1960-1990.
Dates: 1941-1990

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