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This documentary film uses oral history to examine the lives of African-American Muslim women in Washington, DC primarily during the 1940's and 50's. It is the second film in the series.

The narrators discuss the Muslim faith, black history in the…

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This 20 minute documentary tells the story of the Crestwood, Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, and North Portal Estates neighborhoods of upper northwest Washington, DC through oral history interviews with residents.

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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…

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This oral history project documents women who have made significant contributions to film in Washington, DC during the period between 1980 and 2010.

Ginny Durrin was instrumental in the founding of the Washington, DC chapter of Women in Film and…

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This oral history project documents women who have made significant contributions to film in Washington, DC during the period between 1980 and 2010.

Domeyko is a documentary filmmaker who began her career as a print journalist in Chile. She moved…

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Produced by filmmaker Tendani Mpulbusi, this documentary explores the rich history of the Barry Farm community within Anacostia, Washington, DC. Additionally, the film questions the standard historical narrative taught in present-day public schools…

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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…

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This audio recording features an introduction by Bryant's first manager, Berle Adams, and clips from six songs including: Love for Sale (1952), After You're Gone (1952), Runnin' Wild (1952), Indiscreet (1949), Momele (1952), You Made Me Love You…

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A 1986 documentary examining the impact and focus gospel music has given to one family from the South. "A Singing Stream" explores the family tradition of gospel music by following the lives of Bertha Landis and her family members. The Landis…

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"Out of Ireland" traces the story of flight from the famine-swept villages of 19th century Ireland to the industrialized cities of 20th century America. The program personalizes this transatlantic journey by focusing on the lives of eight specific…

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In the 1920s, Pullman Railroad was famous for the personal, elegant service delivered by their sleeping car porters. Known for their kindness, dignity, and smiles, the porters worked long hours, earned low wages, and had no job security. Miles of…
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