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Soul of the City was first offered through the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. in 2005. Students discuss and share their personal experience with discrimination and explore the history of desegregation at John Philip Sousa Junior High School.…

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 pilot project paired young people and seniors in the Deanwood neighborhood of Washington, DC to conduct oral history interviews which were transcribed, and featured in a documentary film. The narrators discussed their childhood, career,…

This document contains additional information on the history of Hillcrest and the development of the oral history project. It features an interpretive article by the project scholar and a list of narrators. The hard copy version held at the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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…

This documentary surveys the life of noted African-American architect, William Sidney Pittman. Pittman began his career at the Tuskeegee Institute in Alabama, butmoved to Washington, DC to open his private firm. Pittman designed several notable…

This audio tour and accompanying brochure builds on the success of Deanwood Heights Main Streets' 2009 Faith and Foundation project. Though many of Deanwood's historic houses of worship are included on the tour, the path also includes businesses and…

This audio tour and accompanying brochure builds on the success of Deanwood Heights Main Streets' 2009 Faith and Foundation project. Though many of Deanwood's historic houses of worship are included on the tour, the path also includes businesses and…

This 20 page booklet, produced by the Capitol View Civic Association, uses historic research and the remembrances of community members to tell the story of the neighborhood's development since the early 20th century. Some of the topics explored…

In this documentary, the Ward 7 Arts Collaborative interviews friends, colleagues, and students of the notable Washington, DC performer and youth advocate Melvin Deal.

Deal, through his Summer youth programs, and from his studio in Ward 7 (in…

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 booklet features 13 historic sites located in and around the Deanwood neighborhood of Northeast Washington, DC. Most of the sites are church buildings, but parks, commercial corridors, theatres, and schools are also mentioned. Each site…

The Ivy City Neighborhood and Oral History Project began in 2004 when local nonprofit, Empower DC, began working with the community to collect oral histories, photos, and other memorabilia. One of the project's primary goals is to preserve the…
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