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Greater Washington Board of Trade records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2029
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, audio tapes, photographs, directories, programs, and artifacts. These materials date from 1899-1986. The founders of the Board of Trade shared a vision of a vibrant multi-faceted region and its history reflects the Board's involvement in almost every major issue concerning the metropolitan area. This subjects includes economic development, home rule, business development, trade associations, race relations, transportation,...
Dates: 1889-1986

Grosvenor Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2181
Abstract This collection contains papers documenting the civic and professional activities of the late Grosvenor Chapman including those as a member of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and as a local architect. The records date from 1931-1994 with the bulk falling between 1957-1984.
Dates: 1931-1994

IBT Local 814 records

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0029
Overview This collection contains materials produced by or amassed by Local teamsters union 814 dating from 1943-1995.
Dates: 1943-1995

John A. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2190
Abstract This collection consists of the office files of D.C. Council Member John A. Wilson.
Dates: 1974-1993

John Nolen, Jr. papers

 Collection — oversize-folder: UP1
Identifier: MS2193
Overview This collection contains materials related to the work of John Nolen as an urban planner in Washington D.C. The materials date from 1906-2000 with the bulk of the material falling between 1935 and 1968. The materials in this collection include official records from organizations such as the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (now the National Planning Commission) for which John Nolen worked as well as material from organizations of which...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1968

Labor Union Constitutions, By-Laws, Agreements and Other Records collection

 Collection
Identifier: LAC0012
Overview The collection is comprised of printed copies of various union constitutions and their by-laws, as well as contractual, wage and working condition agreements between unions and their employers, dating from 1883-1999. The majority of the unions represented are related to the railroad industry, including the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, and the United Transportation Union. Also...
Dates: 1883-2009

Myles Glasgow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2155
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, notes, photographs, and transcripts from 1967-1998 relating to the civic work of Myles Glasgow and covers such topics as zoning, bridge safety, Adams Morgan, and transportation.
Dates: 1967-1998

Patricia Miller Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2359
Overview The Patricia Miller Washington Metropolitican Area Transit Authority collection largely consists of photographs and maps documenting the the construction of the Metrorail system between the years of 1950 and 2000. The collection also includes WMATA publications, including flyers and newsletters, that provide updates on the progress of the construction of the Metrorail system.
Dates: 1950 - 2000

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

Polly Shackleton papers

 Collection
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 twentieth...
Dates: 1894-1997

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Kuning, Charles R. 1
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Metro 2001, Inc 1
Miller, Patricia Ann 1
Murray, Gordon M. 1
National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board 1
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Overbeck, Ruth Ann 1
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