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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Albert W. Atwood Collection

Identifier: 064
Scope and Contents The collection consists of scrapbooks containing Albert W. Atwood’s articles and editorials from The Saturday Evening Post and The National Geographic Magazine, as well as three books and a poster from the DC Public Library. Also included are photographs, articles, and awards.

The control file for this collection contains a title index of Mr. Atwood’s articles and editorials from The Saturday Evening Post.

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

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...

Washington Star Records

Identifier: 061
Scope and Contents The papers of the Washington Star consist of a variety of material formats. These materials were gathered over 130 years of the newspaper’s service to the city of Washington. The materials reflect the day-to-day operations of the Star, the publishing of the newspaper and other materials, the leadership changes of the Star, labor disputes, marketing reports, historical materials, and other topical files and reports. The types of documents found in this collection include:...

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...