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Columbian Newspaper Research Files Collection

Identifier: 030
Scope and Contents The collection consists of background research materials gathered for issues covered by the newspaper. It includes correspondence, clippings, press releases, photographs, government documents, publications, reports, flyers, legal pleadings, and handwritten notes. The folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Congress Heights Historic Building Survey Collection

Identifier: 097
Scope and Contents The collection consists of notes, clippings, research resources, correspondence, plat maps, and legal documents.

Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 073
Scope and Contents Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, DC during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to: Churches Concerts Navy Band Restaurants Sesquicentennial of Washington, DC White House, Remodeling

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

Identifier: 100
Overview The Paul Philips Cooke Papers document Cooke's career in education and DC government, as well as his participation in the struggle for civil rights and desegregation of DC schools. The collection contains documents from Cooke's tenure at the DC Teachers’ College and work with the University of the District of Columbia's College of Business and Public Management, scholarships and awards programs and other local organizations including the Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village, NAACP, and...

Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project Collection

Identifier: OHP-028
Scope and Contents In 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Coolidge Senior High School Oral History Project, interviewing 25 alumni, staff, teachers and then-current students of Calvin Coolidge Senior High School in Washington, DC. The project arose from Drake’s professional relationship with Verna Avery-Brown; Drake was a volunteer at WPFW 89.3 FM - Pacific Radio, where Verna Avery-Brown was a news anchor. Avery-Brown is an alumna of Coolidge Senior High School. Coolidge has an active alumni association. Drake...

Margaret Cooper Papers

Identifier: 133
Overview Margaret Cooper was a community activist in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC who worked on numerous projects with various organizations including the Shaw Area Project Committee, Junior Christian Endeavor, Boy Scouts of America, War on Rats, Federation of Civic Associations, and the United Planning Organization. Cooper also served on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission for fifteen years and was one of the first ANC commissioners for the Shaw neighborhood. The Margaret Cooper Papers...

Council of Jewish Women Collection

Identifier: 111
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Yearbooks and Programs.

Craig Rosen and the Static Disruptors D.C. Groove Collection

Identifier: 149
Overview The Static Disruptors was a go-go band founded in the 1980s by Craig Rosen. The Craig Rosen and the Static Disruptors D.C. Groove Collection documents the band's career and place in the go-go and hardcore punk scenes in Washington D.C. in the 1980s. Included in the collection are vinyl LPs, cassette tapes, DVDs, and audiotapes. Also included are correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other memorabilia.

Dr. Darrell Clayton Crain Jr. Photograph Collection

Identifier: P035
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 270 Kodachrome Ektachrome slides, 3 empty slide boxes, and one original 8x10 black and white photograph, as well as 275 digital surrogates of all of the analog images donated and several family photographs of Crain and his homes which the library only received digitally. The photographs document daily life in the Washington, DC area, Dr. Crain’s travels around the U.S. and abroad, and important events. Events depicted include the March on Washington, the Resurrection...

D. C. Historic Preservation Division Photograph Collection

Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents The collection contains three linear feet of photographs, negatives, and some slides, of historic properties in the City taken from approximately 1970-1987. The photographs consist of two types: snapshots and enlargements submitted by applicants to support their requests for building permits to renovate historic properties; and photographs maintained by the Division of historic buildings in the District. The collection also contains a very small amount of letters related to historic...

Daughters of the American Colonists Collection

Identifier: 112
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Yearbooks and Programs.

Daughters of the American Revolution Yearbooks Collection

Identifier: 084
Scope and Contents This collection consists of yearbooks covering the years from 1924-1962. Included in this collection are District of Columbia Local Chapter yearbooks, as well as District of Columbia State Chapter yearbooks.

DC Artists Files

Identifier: VF

D.C. Civil War Centennial Commission Papers

Identifier: 007
Scope and Contents The collection contains some correspondence, including a few letters from U.S. Presidents, clippings, photographs, booklets, programs, and other memorabilia from the Commission

DC Federation of Civic Associations Records

Identifier: 027
Scope and Contents 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.

DC General

Identifier: 2017-018

DC Militia Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 068
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three scrapbooks that contain information regarding the DC Militia (National Guard) Engineer Battalion. Materials included in the scrapbooks include: clippings from Washington, DC and national newspapers, correspondence, programs, flyers, maps, blueprints, and photographs (the photographs have been interleaved with acid-free buffer paper). Although the scrapbooks are labeled as “1890-1898,” the materials in the scrapbooks extend to 1906. Each scrapbook also...

DC Police Department Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 069
Scope and Contents The four scrapbooks that make up this collection contain clippings, programs, and photographs documenting the successes and failures of the Metropolitan Police Department. Also included in these scrapbooks are clippings related to the King and Queen of England.

DC Public Library Records

Identifier: 040
Scope and Contents The archives contains the official records of the Free Public Library, a subscriber based library, and the District of Columbia Public Library established in 1898. The records contain photographs, slides, correspondence, scrapbooks, posters, newsletters, blueprints, maps, architectural drawings, meeting minutes internal memoranda, audiotapes, reports, payroll ledgers, financial information, and other official files. The records document the operations and projects of the library’s director,...

DC School Newspapers Collection

Identifier: 117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of multiple bound copies of Tech Life, the newspaper of McKinley High School and copies of newspapers from other Washington, D.C. schools. They are not a complete run.

DC Special Libraries Association Records

Identifier: 014
Scope and Contents The collection consists of office files that include annual reports, correspondence, by-laws, its constitution (1940-1966), maps, biographical information, a procedures manual, photographs, and long-range planning reports. It also contains records documenting the work of its committees and member groups and many editions of Notes, DCSLA’s chapter newsletter. The collection is broken into four series: General topics, Committee files, Group files, and Newsletters.

District of Columbia Library Association Records

Identifier: 039
Scope and Contents The papers of the District of Columbia Library Association consist of approximately 16 linear feet of material documenting the activities of this organization from its inception in 1894 to the present day. Material includes minutes, financial records, correspondence, handbooks, publicity materials, organization publications and photographs.

Arrington Dixon Papers

Identifier: 132
Overview Arrington Dixon was first elected to the City Council of the District of Columbia in 1974, one of the first to be seated on the newly established council. The Arrington Dixon Papers span from 1964 to 2008 and document his campaign for and career as a member of the District of Columbia City Council. Included among these documents are budget files, campaign literature, correspondence, taxicab commission files, newspaper clippings, photographs, schedules, and subject files. Of particular note are...

Frederick Douglass Book Research Collection

Identifier: 148
Overview The Frederick Douglass Book Collection documents John Muller's research for the book Frederick Douglass: The Lion of Anacostia published in 2012. Files include copies of Douglass' letters, speeches, speeches by others, pamphlets, and biographies of figures Douglass was close to.

Downtown Progress Records

Identifier: 025
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports, memoranda, legal papers, and general office files of the organization. It also contains photographs, sketches, maps, architectural drawings, street diagrams, and slides of buildings and streetscapes located in the downtown urban renewal area.

Charles B. Dulcan Collection

Identifier: 078
Scope and Contents The collection consists of clippings, photographs, correspondence, organizational information and 78 RPM records. The collection is divided into 4 series: scrapbooks, correspondence, organizational information, and records.

Dupont Circle Community Association Records

Identifier: 106
Scope and Contents The collection consists of meeting minutes, legal documents, clippings, and correspondence. The Collection is divided into two series: Organizational Materials, and Zoning.

Dupont Park Civic Association Records

Identifier: 023
Scope and Contents Records from the Dupont Park Civic Association extend from 1963 through 1989. The collection contains correspondence, by-laws of the association, newsletters, and minutes of monthly meetings. Significant items in the collection include monthly crime reports issued by the Sixth District, Jesse Jackson’s 1988 speech to seek the Democratic nomination for President, and the Far Northeast Council of Civic Association’s proposal for community action against poverty.

Eistophos Science Club Collection

Identifier: 092
Scope and Contents The collection consists of annual programs, the constitution and by-laws of the club, the history of the club, and correspondence.