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American Association of Political Consultants interview collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2100
Abstract This collection consists of interviews with 15 political consultants, one tape of political commercials, and transcriptions of these materials. The videotapes include oral history interviews conducted by John Franzen, Whit Ayres, and others with political consultants including Charlie Black, Jill Buckley, Joe Cerrell, Wally Clinton, Walter DeVries, Bob Goodman, Charles Guggenheim, Bill Hamilton, Peter Hart, Joe Napolitan, Matt Reese, Stuart Spencer, Ray Strother, Robert M. Teeter, and...
Dates: 1996-2000 and undated; Majority of material found within 1996 - 2000

Arthur L. Edson papers

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Identifier: MS2087
Abstract

Collection consists of teletype printouts, correspondence, note pads, interview transcripts, rough notes, and more. They range in date from 1950 to 1968. They cover US politics, presidential campaign of 1968, the 1964 GOP convention and biographical information and interviews from delegates, candidates, and prominent figures.

Dates: 1950-1968

Brian Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2257
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1977-2014

Citizens for New Columbia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2383
Abstract Citizens for New Columbia was a statehood advocacy group active in the early 1990s that actively supported statehood for D.C. The group was a pro-statehood grass-roots group working to promote citizen participation using civil disobedience and congressional lobbying in advance of the initial House vote. Prominent members of the group included former mayors of Washington D.C. Sharon Pratt and Walter Washington, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Senator Jesse L. Jackson, and Senator...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1993-1994; 1930, 1982 - 1994

Clifford Stearns Congressional papers

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Identifier: MS1007-UA
Abstract The Hon. Clifford B. “Cliff” Stearns is a GWU alumnus and Air Force veteran who represented Florida’s 6th district in Congress for almost a quarter century. A self-styled “Citizen Congressman,” he strongly advocated for financial restraint and conservative values. This proved to be a powerful message that resonated with voters during the 1990’s when the GOP reclaimed the majority in the House of Representatives. While his committee work lies at the core of this collection, the papers...
Dates: 1988-2022; Majority of material found within 1988-2012

Darrell C. Crain, Jr., presidential inaugural collection

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Identifier: MS2035-UA
Abstract

The Darrell C. Crain, Jr. Presidential Inaugural Collection consist of newspaper articles, invitations, tickets programs, memorabilia, newspapers, invitations and souvenir booklets, pins and mini flags. The material dated from approximately 1957-1989 came from events such as inaugural ceremonies and balls that Dr. Crain attended while earlier memorabilia from 1817-1929 was material he purchased to complement the collection.

Dates: 1817-2009

David A. Clarke papers

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Identifier: MS2010
Abstract David A. Clarke (1943-1997) served as the Ward One Representative on the Council of the District of Columbia from 1975 to 1982, and served as Chairman of the Council between 1983 and 1991. In 1993, he was elected to complete the term of the late John A. Wilson, and in 1995 he was reinstated to serve another four-year term, where he served until his death in 1997. This collection contains correspondence, subject files, campaign and election records, clippings, legal documents, photographs,...
Dates: 1974-1997

Harriett Taylor papers

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Identifier: MS2289
Abstract The Honorable Harriett Rosen Taylor (1932-1997) was a Senior Judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court. After graduating from Columbia Law School, she practiced labor law in the office of prominent labor and civil rights lawyers Joseph Rauh and John Silard in Washington, D.C., before becoming the District's first administrative law judge in 1976. This collection contains legal documents, notes, correspondence, note cards, clippings, awards, and photographs documenting Harriett...
Dates: 1952-1997

Howard Gillette Metropolitan Washington Region Urban History subject files

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Identifier: MS2060
Abstract

Collection includes materials on the history of the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The collection documents the history of DC communities, focusing on community structure, organizations, politics, events, transportation and difficulties, such as crime and includes paper articles, brochures, pamphlets and letters.

Dates: 1873-1995

Individual manuscripts, publications, and artifacts

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Identifier: MS2135
Abstract

This artificial collection was created to manage documents that are too small to be separate collections of their own. Includes individual manuscripts, undated; Elbridge Colby's "The National Guard of the United States", 1903-1945; Book Arts Specimens, 1600 ca- 1850 ca.; Performing Arts Material, 1890-1980; Gay and lesbian publications, 1994-1998; Washingtoniana magazines, journals, and newsletters, 1879-1974; Washington associations, clubs, lodges, and societies, 1845-1948.

Dates: 150 AD. - Circa 2014

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

Linda Cropp papers

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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

Marion Barry 1978 campaign oral history project

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Identifier: MS2342
Abstract

This collection contains oral histories (both audio and video recordings) of people associated with the Marion Barry campaign for mayor in 1978. The colletion also contains a small amount of paper records and artifacts related to the campaign and District government. These oral histories were conducted between 2015 and 2017. The collection as a whole dates from 1975 - 2017.

Dates: 1975 - 2017

Mark Plotkin papers

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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

Nadine P. Winter Council of the District of Columbia papers

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Identifier: MS2188
Abstract

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.

Dates: Circa 1976-1990; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1990

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...
Dates: 1894-1997

Richard C. Hottelet papers

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Identifier: MS2228
Abstract

This collection contains transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, personal notes, correspondence, reporters notebooks, and clippings pertaining to the work of Richard C. Hottelet from 1947-2004.

Dates: 1947-2004

Washington D.C. published material about education and community life

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Identifier: MS2206-UA
Abstract

This collection contains published reports, essays, promotional material, audits, surveys, directories, development proposals, and other published material. The material dates from 1965 to 2003, but the bulk of the material dates from 1989 to 1996. These are materials created by and/or collected at the George Washington Institute of Public Policy. The majority of the collection deals with DC public schools.

Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1996