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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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This pamphlet outlines the cultural influence of Washington, DC's Chinatown as of 2009. Its tri-fold map features numerous Chinese owned businesses and residential structures such as the Wah Luck House, and the document also contains a brief…

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The Woodridge Community History Tour is a small pamphlet that outlines the historic boundaries of the Woodridge neighborhood in DC, and offers brief synopses for 12 historic sites along a walking route. The publication features a small list of…

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In the early 1990's the Humanities Council of Washington, DC produced the Urban Odyssey series of documentaries. The installments tell the stories of historic local figures in their own words. In this episode Isaac Franck, a noted Jewish Civil Rights…

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E. Ethelbert Miller interviews William Ferris, the Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities during Bill Clinton's second term as president. Ferris talks about the significant achievements of the NEH despite budget cuts, his own background…
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