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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 film, produced for the 2014 DCCHP Showcase event, highlights the grantee projects produced during the cycle. The showcase was held at Wilson High School in Ward 3.

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This film, produced for the 2013 DCCHP Showcase event, highlights the grantee projects produced during the cycle. The film is separated into categories focusing on: Landmarks, Neighborhoods, and Culture.

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This is the memory book pamphlet for McKinley High School's 20th Anniversary celebration. The book created in 1987 features letters of welcome to the alumni from President Ronald Reagan, Mayor Marion Barry, and the Superintendent of the District of…

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This is the McKinley High School yearbook for the year 1967. It was called "Techite". Its open pages features inscriptions from students for Patricia Ford, and a "Foreword" for the yearbook. Also inserted is copy of the 1987 "20th Year Class Reunion"…

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This is the Cardozo High School yearbook for the year 1954. It was called "Purple Wave." It was probably owned by Martrel Blackwell King according to an inscription on its inside cover. Featured pages include a section recognizing the "Silver…

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These are two images of students at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet, an African American dance school. The top photo depicts a dance concert in 1958. The bottom is a class occurring sometime between 1956-1958.

Patricia Ford Neal contributed…

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This is a book called "The Dunbar Story (1870-1955)" by Mary G. Hundley. It is a history of Dunbar High School and was owned by Laurence E. Graves. It is annotated, possibly by Graves. The notes highlights some of the school's graduates and their…

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This is Laurence E. Graves's 1940 yearbook from Dunbar High School, contributed by Patricia Ford Neal, who is his cousin. Graves has annotated the yearbook with clippings of obituaries for his classmates, which were collected between 1992 and 1995.…

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These are two handmade cloth dolls called "pink dress doll and blue dress doll with hats" by its contributor Patricia Ford Neal. These dolls were created by Patricia's mother, Evelyn N. Ford in 1994-1996. They were a wedding gift for a bridesmaid,…

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A rubber doll called "Mary Jane" by its contributor, Patricia Ford Neal. She acquired the doll sometime between 1956-1958 in her childhood when her aunt gave it to her. Her aunt "sent the doll to Santa Claus" to get hair in the same decade, which the…

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A porcelain doll called "Mary Jane" by its contributor, Patricia Ford Neal. She acquired the doll in about 1956 in her childhood. Neal recalled that the doll was fragile, which meant that her family allowed her to play with on Christmas day each…

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This is a photo of Patricia Ford and her Sixth Grade Class at John Burroughs Elementary School from the 1960- 1961 school year.

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This a kindergarten grade report for Patricia Ford for the year 1954-1955. It was created by Mrs. Marjorie Beach at John Burroughs Elementary School in the District of Columbia school system. It details the basic subjects for the grade level…

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This a sixth grade report for Patricia Ford for the year 1960-1961. It was created by Robert C. Hogan at John Burroughs Elementary School in the District of Columbia school system. It details the courses available in the school and those courses Ford…

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This is a twelfth grade report for Patricia Ford. It was created by McKinley High School of the District of Columbia school system. It details Ford's courses and her performances. The section teacher is listed as Helen C. Wallace, and the principal's…

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This an eighth grade report for Patricia Ford. It was created by a teacher at Taft Sr. High School in the District of Columbia school system. It details the courses available in the school and those courses Ford took.

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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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