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Chillum Heights Citizens Association Records

Identifier: 042
Contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial materials, membership lists, and clippings regarding the activities of the Association. Collection also includes topical files on such subjects as D.C. home rule and suffrage, juvenile delinquency, crime, civil rights, racism, D.C. budget, the Rock Creek expressway as well as items from the Federation of Citizens Association and Neighbors Inc. Folders are arranged into three series: administrative materials; correspondence and minutes; and topics. The folders in the administrative and topical series are arranged alphabetically and folders in the correspondence/minutes series are arranged chronologically.


  • 1894-1989

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1.5 linear feet; 4 boxes

Biographical / Historical

The Chillum Heights Citizens Association was known as the Citizens Association of Rock Creek Church Road and Vicinity when organized in April 1894. A few months later, the name was changed to Woodburn Citizens' Association and finally to the Chillum Heights Citizens' Association. The records include correspondence, minutes, clippings, reports, and financial materials from the Chillum Heights Citizens Association. There are also topical files and other items relating to the Federation of Citizens Association.
Chillum Heights Citizens Association
An inventory of Chillum Heights Citizens Association at DC Public Library
Finding aid prepared by DC Public Library.
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Part of the DC Public Library Special Collections Repository

1709 3rd Street NE
Washington DC 20002 USA