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Creators:
ONE DC (Organizing Neighborhood Equity)
Dates:
1987-2014
Size:
23.35 Linear feet (45 boxes, 21.1 GB)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-090
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1987-2014, documents the work and activities of the non-profit organization ONE DC (an acronym that stands for Organizing Neighborhood Equity), as well as the records when it operated under the name Manna CDC (1997-2006). The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, annual reports, tenant petitions, brochures, Articles of Incorporation, and community mapping initatives.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Catherine M. Keen spoke about her family moving to, growing up, and living in Naylor Gardens in southeast Washington, D.C.; her memories attending St. Frances Xavier School, Notre Dame Academy, and George Washington University; how and when Naylor Gardens changed; why she stayed in southeast Washington, D.C.; her thoughts and concerns about the dev...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Sharon Baskerville, the Executive Director of DC Primary Care Coalition, talked about historical issues related to access to health care for East of the River communities; the current state of health care; and what citizens should be concerned about and what they can do to promote the health care needed for themselves and their families.

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Absalom F. Jordan, Jr. talked about growing up in northwest Washington, D.C.; his experience in the Air Force; when and how he came to activism, specifically justice and racism; his involvement with the Black United Fund; gentrification in Washington, D.C.; community organizing; and his life and work in southeast Washington, D.C.

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
1 Video recording (SVHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Elvera Patrick talked about her work in the community. She managed a child development home; organized tea parties, fashion shows, and talent shows; and taught private sewing lessons. Patrick also talked about her home, called The Pink Palace; and led a short tour through a portion of her home. She was raised in the same house.

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Marion Barry, Jr. talked about the landmarks and other highlights which can be found in far southeast Washington, D.C. He also talked about the history and media perception of far southeast Washington, D.C. Specifically, he spoke of change in housing patterns, community development, changes he observed in regards to schools and recreation, and the ...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
circa 1960-1980
Size:
107.16 cu. ft. (105 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 638
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of project files documenting the repairs, improvement, and renovation of existing Smithsonian buildings. The records include memoranda with Smithsonian offices, correspondence with contractors, blueprints, cost analyses, specifications, and photographs. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: the...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1982-1996
Size:
58 cu. ft. (58 record storage boxes) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files for renovation and reconstruction activities of the Office of Physical Plant, including memoranda, correspondence, photographs, blueprints and drawings, and other materials pertaining to each project. Box listings show Project Number, Project Name, and Facility. Museums, buildings and events do...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
2009
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Discussion about growing up and living in the projects (public housing). Discussion participants detailed their experiences, including activities and events that were important to them. Frederick Douglass Dwellings, Stanton Dwellings, and Barry Farms were part of the discussion.

Discussion. Audio only. Dated 20090519.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2009
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Panel discussion. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Dated 20090609.