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7th & T documentary film collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2346
Abstract The film “7th &T” documents the culture and life of the neighborhood that surrounded the Howard Theatre as well as showcasing the importance of the Howard Theatre within Washington D.C.’s Black community. The film includes interviews with community members who reminisce about their experiences going to shows at the theater. Scholars are interviewed to discuss the broader history of the theater as space within “Black American culture.” The film also includes many performances from...
Dates: Circa 1984-1987

Charles Melville Pepper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2377
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, publications, photographs, genealogical documents and miscellaneous souvenirs from the collection of Charles Melville Pepper. The bulk of the material pertains to his travels and research in Latin America. The material dates between 1800-1945.

Dates: 1800-1945

District of Columbia Cable Television collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2376
Abstract

Collection consists of the records from the D.C. Cable TV Design Commission. In 1982 a commission was formally created by the Council of the District of Columbia to create a proposal for bringing cable television to the District of Columbia. This collection consists of documents from the D.C. Cable TV Design Commission including two of the bids for the project. The material dates from 1972-1984.

Dates: 1972-1984

Eleanor Lansing Dulles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2217
Abstract Eleanor Lansing Dulles (1895-1996) was an economist, teacher, author, and employee of the United States Government. She was a member of a prominent diplomatic family in the United States, and spent the majority of her career in government service. She worked for the United States Social Security Board during the Great Depression and the United States Department of State during World War II and the Cold War. Often referred to as the “Mother of Berlin,” Dulles worked tirelessly for the...
Dates: 1867-1993; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1990

Harper's New Monthly Magazine etchings

 Collection
Identifier: MS2290
Scope and Contents

7 framed, color etchings of Washington, D.C. buildings and streets from Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Donated by former Vice President for Academic Affairs, Roderick French.

Dates: 1859, 1871, and undated

John Lodge papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2271
Abstract John H. Lodge (1925-2009) was an ophthalmologist and Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical School from 1958 to 1970. He received a Bachelor of Arts from West Virginia University in 1947, and a Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1951. He completed post-graduate training at the Ohio State University Medical Center, the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and Harvard Medical School. He served 2 years as an ophthamologist in the United...
Dates: 1935-2008; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1970

Mark Plotkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2370
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1953-2018

Roderick S. French papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2296-UA
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Dr. Roderick S. French, former faculty member and admnistrator at The George Washington University. Dr. French served as Associate Director and Director of the University's Division of Experimental Programs for fifteen years, and as Vice President for Academic Affairs for eleven years. The collection includes notes, press releases, speeches, brochures, correspondence, clippings, reports, and publications pertaining to Dr. Roderick S. French's...
Dates: 1969-2013; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1998

Schapiro family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2391
Abstract

This collection contains contains scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials from Dr. Louis Schapiro and his son, Dr. Mark M. Schapiro. The material ranges in date from 1904-1961 and pertains to the Schapiros' educational, professional, and personal lives, with a focus on the Schapiros' travels.

Dates: 1904-1961

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, Part III

 Collection
Identifier: MS2394
Abstract Walter E. Fauntroy is a civil rights and religious leader in Washington, DC, with a career spanning over sixty years. Fauntroy served previously as delegate to the House of Representatives for Washington, DC; pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church; and as director of Walter E. Fauntroy and Associates (a Washington, DC-based consulting firm)--among many other things.This collection contains administrative files, project proposals, speeches, correspondence, financial and legal...
Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found within 1990-2006

Washington, DC Statehood Constitutional Convention records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2094
Abstract

Collection consists of a transcript of the District of Columbia Statehood Constitution Convention ranging in date from February 9, 1982 to May 29, 1982.

Dates: 1982