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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: 1988-2013; Majority of material found within 1988-2013
Abstract Records include personal files of Jim Graham from both his time as a member of the DC Council, as well as materials created during his early career and post-Council, and constitution and by-laws for Whitman-Walker Clinic, correspondence, financial records, photographs, videocassettes, audio cassette tapes, executive meeting minutes, annual reports and other publications of the Whitman-Walker Clinic, publications and materials of other AIDS-related organizations, scrapbooks, newspaper...
Dates: 1961-2015; Majority of material found within 1983-2014
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,...
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...