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Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Fonds containing MS2017 and MS2131)

 Fonds
Identifier: Fonds-Committee of 100
Scope and Contents This fonds contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, newspaper articles, memorandum, bank statements, financial records, maps, and blueprints. The material dates from 1909-2006 with the bulk of the material falling within the dates 1930-2003.The material in this fonds document 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...
Dates: 1909-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-2003

Highway Bridge Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MS2264
Abstract

The collection consists of blueprints for the Highway Bridge in Washington D.C., as proposed and designed in 1901 by a Board of Engineers appointed by the Secretary of War. They were produced as part of a 25 October 1901 report to Congress on the Highway Bridge.

Dates: 1901

Peter S. Craig papers

 Collection
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