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DC Federation of Civic Associations Records

 Collection
Identifier: 027
The records include the Federation’s constitution, meeting minutes, and newsletters from many of its member civic associations. It also contains correspondence, reports, clippings, programs, invitations, flyers, legislative materials, handwritten notes, and other records, which document the activities of the Federation.

Dates

  • 1960-1979

Language of Materials

English

Extent

6.5 linear feet; 16 boxes

Biographical / Historical

The Federation of Civic Associations was founded in 1921 and brought together neighborhood groups to address common citywide or regional concerns. Historically, these civic associations were African-American.

Custodial History

The papers were donated in 1986 to the Library by Joseph Carter, the Association’s President at the time.
Title
DC Federation of Civic Associations
Subtitle
An inventory of DC Federation of Civic Associations at DC Public Library
Author
Finding aid prepared by DC Public Library.
Date
2002-10-11
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the DC Public Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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