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Your DC Digital Museum is a public digital preservation program aimed at making Washington's hidden history accessible. All of the content in this collection was contributed by donors attending Your DCDM events.


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This is a letter of recommendation for Audrey Louise Brown written by Carrie E. Pettipher on May 15, 1936 . Pettipher was the office secretary of The National Training School for Women and Girls, Inc. run by Nannie H. Burroughs. The letter lists…

This a letter from Mr. B.S. Gallimore to Audrey Louise Brown. Gallimore held the possessions of Audrey Brown's father, Titus Newton Brown, who was possibly a Baptist Minister of Religion in Jamaica. Gallimore wrote this letter from Turrialba, Costa…

This is a photo taken by Irene Stewart Kellogg of Princess Mae Richardson and two young girl scouts. They were at a protest against the closing of the 12th street YMCA. The photo was taken at 12th and S Streets NW.

The back side of this photo…

This is a photograph of a historical reenactment in Washington, DC. It is the Presentation of Colors by the 3rd US Infantry, also called the Old Guard. Irene Kellogg took this photo in black and white of the remembrance ceremony to salute Black…

This is a photo of Irene C. Stewart Kellogg as she displays a shirt and medal she won from the U.S. Women's Master Program in weightlifting for lifting 75 kg in the 45-49 age group.

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