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This collection of four medals awarded to William Opferman includes a United Nations medal awarded for service in the Korean War from 1950-1951, a medal awarded for service in the Vietnam War issued by the Vietnamese government, a medal issued by the…

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The caption reads: "WACS work hard and have fun too. Pair of Central Pennsylvanians are: At left, First Sergt. Claire O. Sieber, Lewistown, taking phone calls for commanding officer at Victorville Aire Field, Calif., and, right, Sergt. Catherine B.…

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This image was taken by a Calcutta photographer while Deitch was serving in India as part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps during World War II. She purchased the photo from the photographer.

Catherine Deitch was born on December 3, 1919. She…

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This photo depicts several different uniforms worn by the U.S. Women's Auxiliary Army Corps during World War II.

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This image depicts Staff Sgt. Master Catherine Deitch cutting an Easter cake during her service in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps in 1945. The cake cutting took place in Calcutta, India.

Catherine Deitch was born on December 3, 1919. She served…

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Boys learn to use hand tools at the Metropolitan Police's No. 10 Boy's Club which met at All Souls from 1937 to 1954. The club moved out after declining the church's request that it drop its whites only policy.

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An All Souls Church School class in the Eaton room.

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Reverend A. Powell Davies (1944-1957) greets parishioners leaving on an Easter Sundays in the 1940's.

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Teens and young adults on the front steps of a large home, sitting with Laurence Staples.

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Executive Director Laurence C. Staples (front row at left) posed with All Souls children in front of Pierce Hall, 1930. Staples held the post from 1924 to 1959.

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All Souls children posed with a visiting delegation from the Philippines, June 7, 1931.

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Large portrait of All Souls Children on the front steps of the church.

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Participants at the formation of the American Unitarian Conference were photographed on the front steps of All Souls' new, third building in 1925.

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All Souls' second building at the corner of 14th and L Streets, NW.

The congregation, originally called First Unitarian, moved into this building in 1877 and changed its name to All Souls Church Unitarian.

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All Souls' second building, at the corner of 14th and L Streets, NW.

The congregation, originally called First Unitarian, moved into this building in 1877 and changed its name to All Souls Church Unitarian

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This is a color image of noted Washington, DC businesswoman and civil rights activist late in her career.

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Founder's Library at Howard University is one of the institution's most recognizable structures. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Dunbar High School, formerly the M Street School is a prestigious public school in Washington, DC. Many eminent figures have been associated with the institution, both as educators and pupils.

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This portrait of Flaxie Pinkett was taken while she headed the successful John R. Pinkett real estate and insurance corporation of Washington, DC.

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John R. Pinkett, Sr. pictured with his daughter Flaxie Pinkett, to whom he bequeathed his successful real estate and insurance corporation. Under Flaxie Pinkett, the business continued to flourish, and she became a successful entrepreneur in her own…

Pinkett Family Father.jpg
This image depicts John Pinkett, Jr. in the 1930s. Pinkett was a noted Washington, DC business man, aviator, and the father of Flaxie Pinkett.

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In this image, Flaxie Pinkett is seated outdoors. She is in her mid-30's during the height of her career as a real estate entrepreneur in Washington, DC.
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