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DC Community Heritage Project 2011


Materials resulting from the 2011 DC Community Heritage Project Grant Cycle.

Items in the DC Community Heritage Project 2011 Collection

This documentary film uses oral history to examine the lives of African-American Muslim women in Washington, DC primarily during the 1940's and 50's.

The narrators discuss the Muslim faith, black history in the United States, the transition from…

This brief film accompanied Deanwood Heights Mainstreets' 3rd Annual Historic Church Tour of Deanwood. The 2011 tour added five new churches to the route, four of which were discussed in the film. The narration and several of the church leaders…

This film is comprised primarily of clips from a video oral history with John H. Pinkard, Jr., one of the founders of the FotoCraft Camera Club. The group was founded in 1937, and met at the Anthony Bowen YMCA in Washington, DC. The film also…

This lesson plan introduces students to archival and oral history research as they work to uncover the history of their school. The plan is based on a project conducted by John Eaton Elementary School for the institution's Centennial Anniversary…

This film from producer Ronald Smokey Stevens provides a survey of LeDroit Park from its founding in 1873 through generations of change and demographic shift to the neighborhood's current successes and challenges. The narration highlights many of…

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