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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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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,…

In celebration of 75 years of providing services for young woman of color, the Dr. Ionia Rollin Whipper home, originally known as 'The Lend-A-Hand Club,' showed the important role this facility played in the Washington DC community filled with…

This film, produced for the 2011 DCCHP Showcase at John Eaton Elementary School in Northwest DC, highlights the grantee projects produced during the cycle. The film is separated into categories focusing on: Landmarks, Neighborhoods, and Culture.

This documentary asks several long-practicing barbers and beauticians from the H Street NE corridor in Washington, DC about their businesses, and about the history of the neighborhood. Much of the documentary focuses on Anwar Saleem and Nurney Mason.

On December 1, 2012, after its third reopening, the Howard Theater organized a history day at which former performers and audience members were asked to return to the venue and record their memories. Sandra Bears, Dick Gregory, David Akers, Jimi…

Project directors of the 2012 DC Community Heritage Project grants were interviewed for this film that was shown at a community showcase event. The interviews are supported with video clips, and photographs from the grant projects.

In 2012, the Soul of the City program was conducted in conjunction with the DC Department of Human Services. Young people participating in the DHS Summer Youth Employment Program visited museums, took walking tours, learned about video production,…

This television show highlights recipients of the DC Community Heritage Project grant. The grant is given for projects that examine the history of Washington's neighborhoods, history and culture.

This episode features The Eastland Gardens Flower…

This video, narrated by Jenna Weissman Joselit, describes the history of the original Adas Israel Synagogue, its rediscovery, and its preservation.

This full National Park Service National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form was created by the Tenleytown Historical Society in an effort to get several historic properties included on the Register. The document includes…

Students at John Eaton Elementary school conducted a historical study of their school and its neighborhood that included oral history interviews, archival research, and an investigation of historic architecture. The instructors who developed the…

This film from producer Ronald Smokey Stevens provides a survey of LeDroit Park from its founding in 1873 through generations of change and demographic shift to the neighborhood's current successes and challenges. The narration highlights many of…

This film was shown at the 2011 DC Community Heritage Project Symposium as part of the session on "Local Cemeteries as Historical Text," led by Tyrone General and Anne Brockett. The film briefly examines the history of Woodlawn, describes its…

This documentary, produced by the Humanities Council in 2009, discusses the goals of the DC Community Heritage Project, and encourages participation by showing interviews with some of the filmmakers from the 2009 DCCHP Grant Cycles as well as clips…

This film, produced for the 2010 DCCHP Showcase at Tifereth Israel Congregation in Northwest DC, highlights the grantee projects produced during the cycle. The film is separated into categories focusing on: Landmarks, Neighborhoods, and Culture.…

This 7 site walking tour highlights some of the buildings in the Shaw/Cardozo neighborhood of Washington, DC that have been significant to the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and African-American history. The tour focuses primarily on structures on or…

Fairlawn is one of the many close-knit communities East of the Anacostia River with a strong sense of history and heritage. The book uses archival and oral history sources to provide a brief sketch of the neighborhood's history and culture. A portion…

The historic Franklin School, located at 13 and K Streets NW in Washington, DC, was once a symbol of public education for the District and the nation. Designed by Adolf Cluss, in what he called the Renaissance Revival Style, the school was selected…

This documentary from filmmaker Steven Nero reveals the importance of DC's Greyhound Bus Station as an important part of Civil Rights history. It was from this station that the Freedom Rides began; testing the governments will and ability to uphold…

This brochure provides a chronological history of the Congress Heights neighborhood, and explores several notable sites in the community including: St. Elizabeth's Hospital, the neighborhood's first post office, and a home designed by notable…
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