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  • Collection: DC Community Heritage Project 2012

This documentary asks several long-practicing barbers and beauticians from the H Street NE corridor in Washington, DC about their businesses, and about the history of the neighborhood. Much of the documentary focuses on Anwar Saleem and Nurney Mason.

On December 1, 2012, after its third reopening, the Howard Theater organized a history day at which former performers and audience members were asked to return to the venue and record their memories. Sandra Bears, Dick Gregory, David Akers, Jimi…

Matthews Memorial Baptist Church conducted 11 oral history projects in support of an effort to archive the church's historic documents, artifacts, and images. The oral history project was submitted on three discs.

The second disc features…

Matthews Memorial Baptist Church conducted 11 oral history projects in support of an effort to archive the church's historic documents, artifacts, and images. The oral history project was submitted on three discs.

The first disc features…

This lesson plan is intended to help educators teach team work, observation skills, research skills, public speaking, and museum studies skills to elementary school students. The plan was developed by teachers at John Eaton Elementary School in…

As part of an effort to organize and archive its collection of historic artifacts and documents, Washington, DC's Riverside Baptist Church produced this brochure examining the history of two of its early members. The brochure uses items from the…

Residents of Christ House in Adams Morgan, Washington, DC discuss changes in their neighborhood and, through oral history interviews with fellow Kairos Community members, changes they have undergone in their own lives. Christ House serves as a home…

This documentary was produced by the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop as part of a continuing effort to document the history of the organization and the surrounding neighborhood. Generations of CHAW students and educators were interviewed for the film.…

This online exhibit and photo collection was created as part of the congregation's efforts to organize, archive, and preserve its historic photo collection. The exhibit features a narrative history, a small portion of the photo archive, and a…

All Souls Church Unitarian is an historic congregation in Washington, DC. In 2012 the church began to build an archive from its collection of photographs dating back to the 1890s. This finder's guide lists the digital file names of approximately 589…

This website uses census data, photos, and maps to reconstruct the history of every historic structure in the Truxton Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. Users browse the site by square. The project includes a brochure meant to help users navigate…

This brochure provides historical information about Bethel Christian Fellowship and other nearby places of worship. Bethel Christian Fellowship moved to 2200 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE on May 7, 2000. Click here to download the full document.

Costumed staff at historic Dumbarton House asked visitors questions about the War of 1812. Footage of the event was combined with historic documents and voice over narration to create this documentary about the War of 1812 in Washington, DC.

This historic walking tour brochure guides users past several historic sites in the Park View neighborhood. Click here to download a PDF version of the brochure.

This brief documentary combines historical research with personal testimony to illustrate the lives of several successful graduates of Washington, DC's Dunbar High School. Dunbar was a historically segregated school, nationally recognized for its…
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