Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The records consists of 42.5 linear feet of correspondence, clippings, government reports, legislative testimony, hearing transcripts, litigation, flyers, posters, cartographic materials, picket signs, press releases, and printed matter. Significant topics covered in the records include the fight to stop the construction of the Seven Sisters Bridge, I-66, I-95, the North Central Freeway, and the fight to save 69 government-confiscated homes in Northeast Washington, D.C.The records...
Scope and Contents The James Goode Collection consists of photocopies of photographs from which selections were made for Goode's Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings, published in 1979. There are more photographs in this draft than were included in the publication. The source for each photograph is included. Copies of photographs, which made up chapters 11 and 13 in Goode's book are missing. Photograph sets not included in the book were those labeled, "Portraits," "Views,...
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Scope and Contents The records contain primarily monthly reports and newsletters of WHA from 1953 through 1961. In addition, reports and studies prepared or published by WHA regarding housing in the District is found in the records. Testimony and statements submitted to Congress by WHA members on housing issues also appear in the records.