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Washington (D.C.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Ben's Chili Bowl records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2285
Overview This collection consists of records relating to the Washington, D.C. restaurant Ben's Chilli Bowl dating from 1943-201.

Brian Gilmore papers

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Identifier: MS2257
Overview This collection containes poems, essays, articles, notebooks, correspondence, fliers, clippings and other materials relating to the literary works of Washington D.C. poet Brian Gilmore. Included are articles from publications including the Washington Post, Detriot Free Press, the Washington Afro American, DC North, the Houston Chronicle and the Progressive as well as research files collected while composing these pieces. Topics include Malcolm X, Duke Ellington, the death penalty, gradutaion...

Burleith Citizens Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2022
Abstract Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, and files with subjects of importance to the residents of Burleith. The collection also includes material about the social activities sponsored by the Burleith Citizens Association such as a neighborhood flea market and art show.

Center for Washington Area Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0033
Abstract The Center for Washington Area Studies (CWAS) is a multi-disciplinary university-wide research center whose purpose is to encourage, promote and engage in research related to Washington, D.C. and surrounding region. This collection includes publications produced by the Center for Washington Area Studies. The materials range from 1975 to 1992 and include various topics and people in and about the Washington, D.C. area.

Charles Suddarth Kelly photographic collection on the history of Washington, D.C.

 Collection
Identifier: MS2015
Abstract Collection includes photographs and negatives, slides, postcards, stereoscopes, and some manuscript material and ranges in date from 1856-1983. The bulk of the material ranges from 1890-1920 (which consists mainly of copy prints of photographs). The images in the collection cover primarily the northwest section of Washington, D.C. including many buildings and street scenes.

Constance M. Green papers

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Identifier: MS2118
Abstract Collection primarily contains notes and early drafts of Constance Green's writings, and also includes pamphlets, bibliographies, and classroom materials in the area of urban and negro studies.

Howard Gillette Collection on the Italian American Community of Washington, D.C.

 Collection
Identifier: MS2072
Abstract Collection consists of a significant number of photographs collected from the exhibit "Washington's Italian Community 1890-Present" developed and sponsored by the Washington Area Studies Department that was held in November 1984; negatives of all materials collected; obituaries; news articles; research notes; correspondence; clippings; and copies of the exhibit flyer and the article Alan Kraut and Howard Gillette did for the "Journal of American Ethnic History."

Howard Gillette Metropolitan Washington Region Urban History subject files

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Identifier: MS2060
Abstract Collection includes materials on the history of the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The collection documents the history of DC communities, focusing on community structure, organizations, politics, events, transportation and difficulties, such as crime and includes paper articles, brochures, pamphlets and letters.

James Goode papers

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Identifier: MS0670-UA
Abstract The collection include manuscript drafts and proofs, research notes, clippings, photographs, prints, correspondence, awards, lecture notes, personal papers, professional papers, and reports. They range in date from circa 1860 to 2017, but the bulk of the material dates from 1950 to 2011. The material relates to James Goode's graduate studies, his 2009 book on Washington sculptures, his collection of American self-portraits, his personal and professional life, and other research interests.

Joseph B. Danzansky papers

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Identifier: MS2059
Abstract Collection includes speeches, photographs, biographical sketches, videotapes, fundraising documents, membership lists, symposium materials, correspondence, publications, resolutions, a survey, and reports. The material dates from 1968-89. The collection documents the professional life of Joseph Danzansky, particularly during his time as president of Giant Food Inc., his involvement in D.C. development, both economically and socially