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An audio documentary in which Donelle Boose interviews two DC based Hip Hop artists about their lives in and around Washington, DC. The artists, Head Roc and Uptown XO, discuss growing up in the city and in its surrounding suburbs, and how the…

This script for a musical production has both spoken and signed dialogue. It dramatizes the history of Kendall Green, the National College for the Deaf and Dumb (later Gallaudet University, as well as Helen Keller's arrival in Washington, DC.

Participants in Radio Rootz DC, a "media literacy and production program for youth," interviewed members of the Ward 1 community in Washington, DC.

Avilés, a graduate of Bell and Lincoln Multicultural High School and native of El Salvador,…

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…

Dr. Ted Shell and Professor Stanley Cowell discuss the life and works of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington with Marilou Donahue.

Bass player of the group Simon Shaheen perform in the sanctuary in support of the "US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation."

Members of the group Simon Shaheen perform in the sanctuary in support of the "US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation."

Members of the group Simon Shaheen perform in the sanctuary in support of the "US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation."

The Chilean exile group Quilapayun performed at All Souls in March 1975. Members of the Northwest DC-based group Rumisonko sang with them.

Sweet Honey in the Rock performs their annual concert in the sanctuary of All Souls Church

Bernice Reagon of Sweet Honey in the Rock performs in the sanctuary of All Souls Church.

Percussionist for the Simon Shaheen Palestinian music group performs in the sanctuary.

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.…

During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

A friend of Gerald B. Wells performs an impromptu song for interviewers.

During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

Gerald B. Wells performs an impromptu song for interviewers.

During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

In this brief video, Demontre Washington sings at the interviewer's request.

These transcripts are from an oral history project related to the National Hand Dance Association documentary film, "Hand Dance: a Capitol Swing." The interviews explore the resurgence of hand dance in the 1990s and the establishment of dance classes…

This documentary, from the National Hand Dance Association and filmmaker Beverly Lindsay-Johnson, explores the history of Washington, DC's official dance, its variations, and its continued presence and popularity among all age groups.

This collection of 89 images documents a program that brought the Washington National Opera into Ward 7 classrooms.

The collection includes both performer and audience images.

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…

Pushing past the boundaries of theater, documentary and activism, 'Capers is a one-woman show based on the stories of families at the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing projects - also known as 'Capers - in southeast DC who protested the…
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