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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

American Society of Landscape Architects Records

Identifier: 026
Scope and Contents SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, financial data, and membership information which document the work and activities of the Chapter. It also includes a number of publications including Outdoor Advertising, Landscape Architecture Quarterly and annual reports of the Chapter

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...

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,...

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.

Hambright and Hoachlander Photograph Collection

Identifier: P019
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty 4x5 black and white photographs each with a corresponding negative. Photographers Anice Hoachlander and Harlan Hambright in 1987 took these images to document buildings on 500 block of 9th Street and the 900 block of E Street in northwest Washington. These buildings were torn down to make way for a larger office building.

United Brick Company Photograph Collection

Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eighty-five 4x6 and 3.5x5 color images of the abandoned United Brick Company buildings and kilns. The kilns are located on New York Avenue and are currently owned by the National Arboretum. All the images were taken around 1993 and show the vast vegetation over-growth and dilapidation of the site.

Washington, D.C. Postcard Collection

Identifier: P030
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three linear feet, consisting of about 2000 postcards and 24 postcard folders. The earliest postcards in the collection date from circa 1898. Due to Washington, D.C.’s continual focus as a tourist destination, contemporary postcards continue to be added to the collection. The greatest percentage of material dates from the 1920s to the 1940s.The collection consists almost exclusively of imprinted (ink) postcards with less than a dozen being of the...

J. C. Wilfong, Jr. Collection

Identifier: P010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty-two, 3”x3” black and white photographs. There are no negatives with this collection. The images were taken between 1963-1965 and are of houses and businesses throughout the District of Columbia, many of which have been demolished. Historic locations include the Belasco Theater, Edwin Stanton House, John Philip Sousa House, Heubich Mansion, and the Commandant’s House at the USMC Barracks. Notations on many of the photographs indicate the year the building was...

Gus L. Wolf Photograph Collection

Identifier: P029
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twenty-seven glass plate negatives and corresponding 8x10 black and white prints, dating from circa 1880 thru 1900. Image subjects include the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, The US Capitol, Lafayette Park, Mount Vernon, and the Petersen House. Additionally there are several images of what is believed to be the Potomac River, as well as a number of unidentifiable locations.