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This is a photo taken by Irene Stewart Kellogg of Princess Mae Richardson and two young girl scouts. They were at a protest against the closing of the 12th street YMCA. The photo was taken at 12th and S Streets NW.

The back side of this photo…

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…

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 documentary was produced by the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop as part of a continuing effort to document the history of the organization and the surrounding neighborhood. Generations of CHAW students and educators were interviewed for the film.…

Costumed staff at historic Dumbarton House asked visitors questions about the War of 1812. Footage of the event was combined with historic documents and voice over narration to create this documentary about the War of 1812 in Washington, DC.

Twenty-one organizations were funded this cycle, and 20 were in attendance at the historic Sumner School in Northwest DC. The grantee organizations were introduced by moderator and Humanities Council board chair Marianne Scott, and a representative…

This film documents a series of street performances produced by Alliance Francaise. The event was based on Régis Jauffret's Microfictions, a work that colorfully portrays several dramatic scenes in writing. The event was also based on the…

St. Luke's Episcopal Church was organized in 1879 by Alexander Crummel. The church was the first independent black Episcopal parish in Washington, DC. This video, produced in 2009, uses oral history, historic photographs, choral music, and recent…

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…

The 2009 Soul of the City class visited several DC neighborhoods including Georgetown, Anacostia, Capitol Hill, and Chinatown, and produced a documentary film based on their experience. The film includes oral history interviews and footage of the…

MetroGnomes were a DC area a capella group made up of people with regular day jobs. The group sang primarily popular hits from the 50s-80s. This video shows their complete performance at the 9th Annual Kennedy Center Open House Arts Festival.

Georgetown, in the early 1900's, was an important center of black commerce and community, where doctors, entrepreneurs, and artists lived in close proximity. This documentary film, produced in part by Georgetown University, examines the…

This episode of Humanities Profiled features E. Ethelbert Miller reading from his anthology, Fathering Words. Miller is interviewed by Michelle Greene.

In 1993, the Phillips Collection created an educational program based on the Great Migration series of paintings by artist Jacob Lawrence. The program, funded in part by the Humanities Council of Washington, DC, produced this documentary film…

Marcus Raskin, co-founder of Washington's Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), one of the world's most progressive think tanks, talks about public policy and civil liberties in the wake of September 11, among other topics. The interview was broadcast…

Humanities Profiled was a regular TV show produced by the Humanities Council on which grantees discussed recent projects and their intended impacts on Washington, DC.

In this episode, Nick Hollis discusses the James Wormley Recognition Project; a…
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