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11th Street bridges reconstruction project opposition lawsuit records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2356
Abstract

This collection contains documents mostly government documents collected and used as part of a lawsuit to stop the 11th Street bridges project. These records date from 2003-2009.

Dates: 2003-2009

Anne L. Halpern Washington Metropolitan Area Dance collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2218
Abstract The Georgetown Dance Studios Inc. was co-founded by Jan Van Dyke (1941- ) and John Gamble in 1967. Jan Van Dyke has been an active member of the Washington Metropolitan dance community since her graduation from George Washington University in 1967 with a M.A. in dance education. Along with co-founding Georgetown Dance Studios Inc., she established her own dance studio, Dance Place, located in Adams Morgan, in 1972. CODA(Contemporary Dancers of Alexandria) and Dance Studio are two Washington...
Dates: 1963-2004

Barney Circle interstate bridge fight records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2355
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Stop It Again (CCSIA) emerged as a group of neighbors and neighborhoods on both sides of the Anacostia River affected by the traffic movements (congestion, etc.) and loss of parkland amenity that would result from the proposed interstate bridge at the Barney Circle. The CCSIA worked with other community groups and the local chapter of the Sierra Club and showed that the freeway would increase congestion of the freeway and street networks while converting scarce...
Dates: 1979 - 1996

C. Darwin Stolzenbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2028
Abstract

The C. Darwin Stolzenbach papers consists of correspondence and memoranda, bound and unbound reports, original and photocopied news clippings, documents related to civil action suits pertaining to highway legislation, excerpts from law review magazines, press releases, copies of speeches, minutes and agendas of meetings, original and photocopied Congressional and other legislation, photographs, and maps.

Dates: 1930-1988

Charles R. Kuning Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2373
Abstract

This collection contains reports, transit studies, meeting agendas, marketing material, maps, memos, tour information, correspondence, photographs and construction drawings related to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The material dates between 1965-1985. This material about WMATA relates specifically to research about other metropolitan transit systems and the early construction of the Metrorail system.

Dates: 1965-1985

Cody Pfanstiehl papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2016
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of photocopied multiple-page letter-size documents. The bulk of the collection is memoranda and typewritten notes. These memoranda come from different departments within WMATA and some from outside sources, so both the style and format vary. The collection also has bound reports, oversize magazines and maps, oversize timeline projections, and original newspaper.

Dates: 1967-1982

Committee of 100 on the Federal City records [Part I]

 Collection
Identifier: MS2017
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, newspaper articles, memorandum, bank statements, financial records, maps, and blueprints. The material dates from 1932-2003 with the bulk of the material falling within the dates 1950-87. The majority of the documents focus on city planning and transportation issues. These detail the various highway and rapid transit projects facing the district, as well as looking at zoning regulations and legal procedures and the debates...
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within Circa 1970 - Circa 1999

Committee of 100 on the Federal City records [Part II]

 Collection
Identifier: MS2131
Abstract

Collection documents the Committee's stance on the issues it chose to address within the areas of planning, historic preservation and transportation. Within the subject of transportation there are enough files to detail many of the various highway and rapid transit projects the Committee of 100 dealt with. The collection also has files dealing with zoning regulations, housing, urban design and city water resources.

Dates: 1909-1996

Frederick Gutheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0244-UA
Abstract

Frederick Albert Gutheim (1908-1993) was a city planner, urban historian and architectural critic, and professor at The George Washington University from 1971-79, and director of the University's graduate program in historic preservation from 1976-1979. Collection include correspondence, papers, publications, exams, syllabi, lecture notes, newsletters, and news clippings ranging from 1952-1980.

Dates: 1952-1980

Grosvenor Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2181
Abstract

This collection contains papers documenting the civic and professional activities of the late Grosvenor Chapman including those as a member of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and as a local architect. The records date from 1931-1994 with the bulk falling between 1957-1984.

Dates: 1931-1994

IBT Arden D'Amico collection

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0033
Abstract

This collections consists of material amassed by International Brotherhood of Teamsters teamster Arden "Art" D'Amico, dating from 163-2007.

Dates: 1967-2003

John A. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2190
Abstract

This collection consists of the office files of Council of the District of Columbia Member John A. Wilson.

Dates: 1974-1993

John Nolen, Jr. papers

 Collection — oversize-folder: UP1
Identifier: MS2193
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the work of John Nolen as an urban planner in Washington D.C. The materials date from 1906-2000 with the bulk of the material falling between 1935 and 1968. The materials in this collection include official records from organizations such as the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (now the National Planning Commission) for which John Nolen worked as well as material from organizations of...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1968

Lessons of the Sixties: A history of local Washington, DC activism for peace and justice from 1960-1975: Personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2392
Abstract Lessons of the Sixties is an organization dedicated to documenting the efforts and lessons learned by local DC Metropolitan Area activists, students, organizers and those who dreamed of building a better world through new ideas, political advocacy, local organization building, and other means in the years 1960-1975. Since 2010, the Institute for Policy Studies has served as the organizational home for the Lessons of the 60s providing office space and infrastructural support. Since 2010 the...
Dates: 1937-2016; Majority of material found within 1967-1981

Linda Cropp papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2219
Abstract

The material in this collection reflect issues dealt with by Linda Cropp as a member of the Council of the District of Columbia from 1990-2006.

Dates: 1985-2006

Patricia Miller Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2359
Abstract

The Patricia Miller Washington Metropolitican Area Transit Authority collection largely consists of photographs and maps documenting the the construction of the Metrorail system between the years of 1950 and 2000. The collection also includes WMATA publications, including flyers and newsletters, that provide updates on the progress of the construction of the Metrorail system.

Dates: 1950 - 2000

Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2196
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audio and video tapes, and cloth materials. The material dates from 1943-2011. The material in the collection covers the history of the Potomac Area Council of American Youth Hostels, especially the activities of its former Executive Director and board president, Don Messersmith.

Dates: 1943-2011; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

Richard Bolt collection of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reports

 Collection
Identifier: MS2398
Abstract

This collection contains WMATA safety reports from the mid-1980s and were donated by Richard Bolt who was a safety engineer.

Dates: 1982-1985

Stewart B. McKinney, District of Columbia papers

 Collection
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

Washington Metro Oral History Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2214
Abstract

This collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Zachary Schrag. These oral histories relate to the history of the Washington Metro.

Dates: 1975-2002, 2021

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: Metro History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2034
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, clippings, transcripts of speeches and Congressional hearings, bound volumes, cassette tapes, and maps that document the history of the development of rapid transit facilities for the Washington metropolitan area. The records date from 1930 to 1984.

Dates: 1930-1984

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority metrorail specifications

 Collection
Identifier: MS2021
Abstract

The WMATA Metrorail Specifications collection is comprised primarly of technical specifications and contracts related to the construction of Metrorail. The collection consists of unbound letter-size documents, bound letter-size reports and specifications, oversize reports and specifications, and blueprints.

Dates: 1962-1980

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) photographs, audiovisual, and publications

 Collection
Identifier: MS2374
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, film and a small number of paper records with materials such as press releases, public hearings, planning records, newspaper articles, and memoranda related to the construction of Metro. These records were produced by Larry Levine while employed by WMATA as a staff photographer. These materials cover the years 1944-2003. Additional materials were added to Series 1 that include publications about the Metro, produced by both WMATA and outside...
Dates: 1944-2014