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Dates:
2016-2018
Size:
855.72 Gigabytes (96 MP3's; 19 QuickTime Movies, 12.3 GBs of Audio Interviews 843.42 GBs of Video Interviews )
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The oral histories in this collection were conducted as part of the research for an exhibition exploring the history of neighborhood change and civic activism in the nation's capital. Focused on the dynamic histories of six DC neighborhoods—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest—the exhibition recounted the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who helped shape and reshape the city in extraordinary ways. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum and curated by Samir Meghelli. The audio and video interviews were conducted between 2016-2018.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-10-15 - 1996-03-03
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# linear feet (# boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A collaborative exhibit between the Anacostia Museum and the Octagon Museum that tells the story of the early years of the District of Columbia, the people, and their communities. The exhibition was held between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, artifact lists, education packets, loan agreements, and catalogues.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Meigs, John
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Dates:
1900-1905.
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1095
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photoprints and negatives documenting the construction of several Washington, D.C. bridges. The Washington Aqueduct Bridge is the subject of most of the images. The Washington Channel Bridge, the Potomac Highway Bridge, and the 11th Street Bridge are also included among the images. Additionally, there is a letterpress book, an employee time book, a...

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Association for Computing Machinery. Washington, D.C. chapter.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Computers, Information and Society
Dates:
1958-1978
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0462
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Microfiche copies of the records of the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, including council minutes, chapter financial records, and the chapter's newsletters, entitled COMPUTOPICS, covering the years 1960-1978.

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Creators:
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel, interviewee
Dates:
1987
Size:
4 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9558
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Forgey, Benjamin
Dates:
1989 Nov. 4-11
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gillia89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sam Gilliam conducted 1989 Nov. 4-11, by Ben Forgey for the Archives of American Art. Gilliam speaks of his decision to come to Washington, D.C., from Louisville, Ky.; his shift from figurative painting to abstract painting; meeting Washington painters Robert Gates and Tom Downing; the "stature" of Tom Downing in the Washington art ...

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Creators:
Linkous, Eleanor
Dates:
1925-1956
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0774
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scorecard and program from the 1925 World Series; a scorecard and program for the 1937 All-Star Game; a program from the National Football League's World Championship game, 1942; and a program and scorecard from the 1956 All-Star Game. All of these games were played in Washington, D.C. Also includes some articles and two ticket stubs from the 195...

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Creators:
North Carolina Museum of History
Buckingham, C. O.
Washington News Co.
Dates:
circa 1906
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0413
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unma...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Armed Forces
Hittinger, Joseph J.
Dates:
1921-1923
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous references to Mr. Hittinger's inte...

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Creators:
Sandoval, Fernando
Dates:
ca. 1970s-2000, 2008.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 50 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1155
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fifty (50) black-and-white photographic prints on resin-coated paper, depicting scenes in Washington, D.C. Printed by the artist. New prints were made by the photographer for this donation.

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