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  • Collection: DC Community Heritage Project 2015

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Film shown at the 2015 DC Community Heritage Project showcase at the Richard Wright Charter School. The film consists of interviews and footage of each grantee either working on their projects or demonstrating the results of their work.

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This document is a detailed account of the 67 material objects found at the home of Annie Taliaferro. Taliaferro lived in Barry Farms at the corner of Stanton Road and Suitland parkway at the turn of the twentieth century. She is assumed to be a…

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This document is a proposal to the Anacostia Community Museum for the accession of material objects found at the home of Annie Taliaferro, who lived in Barry Farms at the corner of Stanton Road and Suitland parkway at the turn of the twentieth…

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A brochure detailing the scope and purpose of the Bloomingdale Village Square Project by the Bloomingdale Civic Association. This document explains the goals of the project, its associated activities, and the organizations strategy for project…

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A brochure detailing the development of the Bloomingdale Village Square project by the Bloomingdale Civic Association. This document acknowledges challenges with the project, its continued goals, and offers a timeline for possible completion.

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This is a short journalistic video produced by high school students of Richard Wright Public Charter School. The short film interviews older and newer residents of the Barracks Row neighborhood to learn how demographic and economic changes have…

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This is a brochure created by the Bloomingdale Civic Association that describes the social and architectural history of the Bloomingdales neighborhood. Its primary structure is a timeline composed through the compilation of data from history books,…

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A video of the history of Full Gospel Tabernacle Church. This video features a footage of a October 17th community block party in which a woman reads church history and another offers a spoken word performance. It also includes short edited clips of…

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A young Washingtonian's video reflection on the importance of the city's culture, history, and historic sites. It features brief comments and reflections from historians, students, and various other community members on Black Georgetown. This rough…

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A young Washingtonian's video reflection on the importance of the city's culture, history, and historic sites. It features brief comments and reflections from historians, students, and various other community members on Black Georgetown.

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A short documentary on black musicians: Billy Stewart and Van McCoy. The film features interviewees discussing Stewart and McCoy's origins in the DC music scene, and the soul music culture of Washington, DC in the 1960s. It briefly showcases the…

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A short biographical film on Robert L. Moore. The content focuses on Moore's efforts to develop the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Northwest Washington, DC especially in the 1990s until the early 2000s.

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Dr. Elizabeth Clark-Lewis delivers an introductory, biographical lecture for the 42nd Annual DC Historical Studies Conference on the late Prof. Letitia Woods Brown for the occasion of the scholar's 100th birthday. Clark-Lewis describes how Woods…

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This walking tour brochure, created by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, maps 10 historical sites along the H Street corridor in northeast Washington. The guide also provides a historical timeline covering developments in the…

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Provides a biographical account of John J. Earley, a description of the unique process he developed for adding "architectural cement" to building projects, and the story of his contributions to the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, DC.

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This brochure offers a brief survey history of the Hillsdale Neighborhood in Ward 8, Washington, DC. The survey profiles three of the most prominent historical figures associated with the neighborhood: Solomon G. Brown, Frederick Douglass, and…
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