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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
Abstract

This collection consists of records relating to the Washington, D.C. restaurant Ben's Chili Bowl dating from 1943-2018.

Dates: 1943-2018

Brian Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2257
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1977-2014

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.

Dates: 1926-2018

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.

Dates: 1975-1992

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.

Dates: 1856-1983

Constance M. Green papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: circa 1959-1972

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."

Dates: 1980-1986

Howard Gillette Metropolitan Washington Region Urban History subject files

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1873-1995

James Goode papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: circa 1860-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2018

Joseph B. Danzansky papers

 Collection
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

Dates: 1968-1989

Louise P. Latimer's Washington Yours and Mine materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2353
Abstract Louise Payson Latimer (1878-1962) was an author and Director of Work for Children at the District of Columbia Public Library. She is the author of Your Washington and Mine and also Illustrators of Children's Books, 1744-1945.. The collection contains photographs and correspondence related to the writing of Washington Yours and Mine. The letters are from Ms. Latimer to various copyright holders...
Dates: circa 1921

Mount Vernon Seminary and College graphics, publications, and administrative material collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0035-MS
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, scrapbook pages, faculty handbooks, correspondence, brochures, event programs, student and alumni publications, and oversized poster boards and artifacts, which include plaques, framed photographs, Mount Vernon College themed paraphenalia, and various items of A/V equipment. These materials documenting the the daily lives of students, special college events, and alumni involvement in college life, were produced and used by students and faculty of...
Dates: 1875-2002; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

National Intelligencer Newspaper collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2128
Abstract

This collection contains issues of the National Intelligencer newspaper. These issues date from 1804-1844. This is not a complete run. The periodicals department at Gelman Library has Intelligencer on microfilm from 1800-1810 and 1813-1869.

Dates: 1804-1844

Property agreements, Washington, DC

 Collection
Identifier: MS2090
Abstract

Collection consists of 48 indentures, or property agreements. These documents date from 1809-35. Most of the documents have the term "indenture" appearing in the first sentence, although they are variously described by city officials in the agreements themselves as deeds, bills of sale, leases, and agreements.

Dates: 1809-1835

Ralph Cipriano Italian American collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2277
Abstract

This collection contains personal papers of Ralph Cipriano (1897-1975) related to his work with the Lido Civic Club and other Italian American organizations in Washington, DC from 1937-1975. Cipriano was a charter member and 1938 president of the Lido Club. Topics covered in the collection include the 1940s war bond drives, Italian American social events, charitable giving, and correspondence with prominent Washingtonians.

Dates: 1937-1975; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1968

Ruth Ann Overbeck papers & Washington Perspectives, Inc. records

 Collection
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

W. Lloyd Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2075
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, bills, receipts, lottery tickets, proclamations, testimonials, auction catalogue, newspapers, bonds, stock certificates, and checks. The material dates from 1786-1945. All of the material in this collection relates to prominent people and activities in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1786-1945

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