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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…

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.

Dr. Elizabeth Clark-Lewis delivers an introductory, biographical lecture for the 42nd Annual DC Historical Studies Conference on the late Prof. Letitia Woods Brown for the occasion of the scholar's 100th birthday. Clark-Lewis describes how Woods…

This 2009 documentary was produced by the Washington, DC Office of Cable Television to commemorate DC Emancipation Day. The film is a stirring account of African-American history from the colonial period through the Civil-Rights era.

"Free Communities as Emancipators", a lecture by Patsy Fletcher is one of a series of lectures for the Emancipation Week Commemorative Celebration 2006. She gives insight on how slaves transitioned to the free world as landowner, educators and…

Council Member Vincent Orange of Ward 5 and District of Columbia Mayor, Anthony A. William speaks upon the celebration of the Emancipation of 3,100 slaves. Dr. Dorothy I. Heights who was part of The National Council of Negro Women and the first…
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