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Abstract The C. Darwin Stolzenbach papers consists of correspondence and memoranda, bound and unbound reports, original and photocopied news clippings, documents related to civil action suits pertaining to highway legislation, excerpts from law review magazines, press releases, copies of speeches, minutes and agendas of meetings, original and photocopied Congressional and other legislation, photographs, and maps.
Abstract Collection consists of material gathered and created by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society as a function of their work as an advocacy agency in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The type of material in the collection includes newsletters, correspondence, photographs, treasurer reports, maps, reports, and studies. This material dates from 1904-2012 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1958-2012. Topics of interest include Eastern Market, Barney Circle Freeway Modification...
Overview This collection contains reports, transit studies, meeting agendas, marketing material, maps, memos, tour information, correspondence, photographs and construction drawings related to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The material dates between 1965-1985. This material about WMATA relates specifically to research about other metropolitan transit systems and the early construction of the Metrorail system.
Abstract Collection consists primarily of photocopied multiple-page letter-size documents. The bulk of the collection is memoranda and typewritten notes. These memoranda come from different departments within WMATA and some from outside sources, so both the style and format vary. The collection also has bound reports, oversize magazines and maps, oversize timeline projections, and original newspaper.
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, newspaper articles, memorandum, bank statements, financial records, maps, and blueprints. The material dates from 1932-2003 with the bulk of the material falling within the dates 1950-87. The majority of the documents focus on city planning and transportation issues. These detail the various highway and rapid transit projects facing the district, as well as looking at zoning regulations and legal procedures and the debates and...
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within Circa 1970 - Circa 1999
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
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.
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.
- Transportation maps 6
- Washington (D.C.) 6
- Transportation 4
- Historic preservation 3
- Maps 3
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3
- Zoning 3
- Express highways 2
- Local transit 2
- Photographs 2
- Subways 2
- Transportation -- Washington Metropolitan Area 2
- Urban transportation 2
- Washington (D.C.) -- History 2
- Washington Metropolitan Area 2
- Barney Circle (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Blueprints (reprographic copies) 1
- Buildings 1
- Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Citizens' associations 1
- City planning 1
- City traffic 1
- Eastern Market (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Height restrictions 1
- Historians 1
- Home rule 1
- Maryland 1
- Planning 1
- Plats (maps) 1
- Roads 1
- Shaw (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Speeches 1
- Three Sisters Bridge (proposed) 1
- United States. Congress 1
- Urban renewal 1
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Regulation Compact 1 ∧ less
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5
- Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Craig, Peter Stebbins 2
- National Capital Transportation Agency (U.S.) 2
- Capitol Hill Restoration Society 1
- Delano, Frederic Adrian 1
- Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968 1
- Green, Constance McLaughlin 1
- Institute for the Study of Transportation 1
- Kuning, Charles R. 1
- McGrath, Dorn Charles 1
- Metro 2001, Inc 1
- Nolen, John 1
- Overbeck, Ruth Ann 1
- Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation 1
- Pfanstiehl, Cody 1
- Shackleton, Polly 1
- Stolzenbach, C. Darwin 1
- United States. National Capital Planning Commission 1
- United States. Post Office Dept.--Buildings--Washington (D.C.) 1
- Washington Perspectives, Inc. 1 ∧ less