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Ralph E. Rechel papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2064
Abstract Ralph E. Rechel Papers consist mainly of documents created by him or his colleagues during his years as a transportation analyst and consultant for various public and private organizations. The collection contains assorted memoranda, reports, journals, correspondence, testimonials, news clippings and pamphlets. These range in date from 1947 to 1980.
Dates: 1947-1980

Robert A. Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2184
Abstract Robert A. Nelson (d. March 10, 2009) was a teacher and transportation authority. He promoted high-speed rail in the Northeast corridor and is often known as "the father of the metroliner." In 1963, The Kennedy administration recurited Nelson to head the Northeast Corridor Project. This collection has material related to transportation. The collection includes studies, reports both internal and technical and, memorandum. The material dates from 1962-1975.
Dates: 1962-1975

Ruth Ann Overbeck papers & Washington Perspectives, Inc. records

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Identifier: MS2032
Abstract Collection documents the breath and depth of work done by Ruth Ann Overbeck as a historian in D.C. for thirty years. The collection has material for many projects from house histories for individual homeowners to a survey of the Upper Cardozo Columbia Heights neighborhood with oral histories and surveys of buildings such as the Tivoli Theater.
Dates: 1663-2007

Walter Tobriner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2014
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, index cards, newspaper clippings, speeches, statements, publications, and various types of memorabilia. The bulk of the collection consists of the six scrapbooks constructed by Tobriner between 1961 and 1968. These scrapbooks were taken apart and preservation photocopied, then placed in their original order, along with the different kinds of memorabilia. The materials in this collection range in date from 1949 to 1968, with the bulk of the...
Dates: 1949-1968

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
Overview 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 sources,...
Dates: 1944-2014

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