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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1975-1984
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda, blueprints, drawings, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented in this collection include the National Museum of American History, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Silver Hill Facility, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsoni...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1973, 1977-1982
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files, including memoranda, blueprints, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented include the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center), the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Environmen...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1969-1986
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of receipts, blueprints, correspondence, inspectors' logs, and specifications concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Museum Support ...

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Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
North Brentwood Historical Society (North Brentwood, Md.)
Dates:
1996-04 - 1996-12
Size:
2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-019
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the North Brentwood neighborhood of Washington, DC. The show was created by the Anacostia Community Museum in collaboration with the North Brentwood Historical Society. It was exhibited at the museum from April 1996 to December 1996. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, and floor plans.

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

Mary Earley - former resident of Anacostia - explained how her family came to be in southeast Washington, D.C., and shared her memories growing up in the Anacostia area during the 1940s and 1950s, including her education at Douglass Junior High School, Anacostia High School (1954), and DC Teachers College. She described her first and second days at...

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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Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1971
Size:
297.65 cu. ft. (568 document boxes) (91 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 99
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records reflect the growing scope and complexity of the Smithsonian during Ripley's tenure. They document the Smithsonian's changing administrative structure; growing relationships with universities, foundations, and other external groups; efforts to attract more government support for the Smithsonian; pursuit of new initiatives and...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of specifications, blueprints, shop drawings, calculations, and photographs for repair projects within the buildings of the Smithsonian Institution. Buildings include the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of Natural History, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Astrophysical ...

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

John N. Robinson, Jr. and Rita Robinson talked about where they grew up in Washington, D.C.; the schools they attended; and the recreation in which they participated as children/youth. They discussed how they met. Rita talked about the role of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in the community; growing up poor using the outhouse and water pump in W...

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:
2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Community organizer Eugene Harris talked about his involvement with Southeast Neighborhood House in the late 1960s; and his relationship with and the development of the Park Chester Apartments Coop. In addition to housing, he talked about the welfare inspectors; creating their own school system in Anacostia; other community organizers in southeast ...

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:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2008
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Sound recording (DAT)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The impact of housing policy on the character of neighborhoods and communities east of the Anacostia River was the focus of this conversation. The program participants also discussed the history of housing and segregation in Washington, D.C., particularly in Ward 8, and the future of housing policy, particularly in light of the current mortgage cri...

Community Forum - discussion. Audio only. Dated 20080513.