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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 Florence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1993-1994; 1930, 1982 - 1994

Clifford Stearns Congressional papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS1007
Overview 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 contain a...
Dates: 1988-2013

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, and...
Dates: 1974-1997

Harriett Taylor papers

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Identifier: MS2289
Overview 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 Taylor's...
Dates: 1952-1997

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

Marion Barry 1978 campaign oral history project

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Identifier: MS2342
Overview 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
Overview 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 leaving...
Dates: 1953-2018

Nadine P. Winter DC City Council papers

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS2206
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

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