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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…

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"…

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…

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…

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.…

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

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…

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…

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…

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.

An audio documentary in which Donelle Boose interviews two DC based Hip Hop artists about their lives in and around Washington, DC. The artists, Head Roc and Uptown XO, discuss growing up in the city and in its surrounding suburbs, and how the…

From Swastika to Jim Crow reveals the little-known story of German refugee scholars who were expelled from their homeland by the Nazis and found new lives at the historically Black colleges in the American South. The Humanities Council funded this…

The historic Hilltop Campus Schools comprised the first public school campus built specifically for African American students during a time of segregation in the 1930's through 1950's. The video examines the history of these schools and the impact…

Soul of the City was first offered through the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. in 2005. Students discuss and share their personal experience with discrimination and explore the history of desegregation at John Philip Sousa Junior High School.…

This 27 minute documentary uses alumni oral history testimony to tell the story of the historic Military Road School in the Brightwood neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC.

The school was founded in 1864 as part of a freedmen's camp near Fort…

This copy of Gregg Transcription by Leslie Zoubek was owned by Sister Mary E. Rose a Sunday School teacher at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church. John Robert Gregg (1867-1948) was the inventor of short hand originally known as light line phonography.…

The late Deacon John R (Milton) Chambers, one of the longest serving Deacons of our church, learned to read when he was 70 years old through a DC Literacy Program. Paula E. Dickerson Hawkins served as his reading coach, and wrote the forward to the…

This Sunday School journal book was passed on from Deacon Gladys McKenzie, age 105, to MMBC’s Bishop C. Matthew Hudson and Deacon Joseph Carter, in August 2012. Its entries, all handwritten in pencil, cover Sunday School classes from March 1926…

The late Sister Denise Trudo, daughter of Brother Hollis and Sister Erma Trudo used this gown when she graduated from the American Association of Christian Counselors on May 21, 2003. Her course of study,“Caring for People God’s Way.” Upon…

The late Nellie M. Covington was the daughter of Founding Pastor and First Lady Marshall of the Matthews Memorial Baptist Church. Active in the church through the years, Sister Nellie later served for more than 20 years as the Dean of Christian…

The Matthews Memorial Child Development Center was established during the pastorate of the Reverend R. V. Coger, in circa 1964, as a nursery school. Its purpose is to meet the need in the Anacostia area to provide quality childcare for parents who…

Participants in Radio Rootz DC, a "media literacy and production program for youth," interviewed members of the Ward 1 community in Washington, DC.

Avilés, a graduate of Bell and Lincoln Multicultural High School and native of El Salvador,…

Participants in Radio Rootz DC, a "media literacy and production program for youth," interviewed members of the Ward 1 community in Washington, DC.

McCallough, an art teacher at Bell and Lincoln Multicultural High School in Columbia Heights, talks…

Participants in Radio Rootz DC, a "media literacy and production program for youth," interviewed members of the Ward 1 community in Washington, DC.

Dr. Reverend Susan Newman answers questions about her theological philosophy, her educational…

All Souls children say goodbye to Religious Education Director Gabrielle, May 2012.
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