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We are Fairfax Village: a brief history of the Fairfax Village Community

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We are Fairfax Village: a brief history of the Fairfax Village Community

Subject

History
Local History

Description

This article uses archival research and testimony from neighborhood residents to describe the history of Fairfax Village in Washington, DC. The document provides a historical narrative beginning with the neighborhood's construction in 1938, its growth, a surge in crime during the 1980s and 90s, and the community's response. The article closes with a brief description of the neighborhood's recent history and attempts to "negotiat[e] its changing social, economic, and cultural landscape."

Creator

Chatmon, Kia

Source

Grant - 13-DCCHP-07

Publisher

Humanities Council of Washington, DC

Date

2013

Rights

It is the responsibility of researchers to obtain appropriate permissions from or to give credit to the author of this work.
The Humanities Council reserves the right to display and distribute grant funded projects for educational purposes.

Format

Document
.pdf

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

09.DCCHP.2013

Coverage

Washington, DC
Ward 7
Fairfax Village

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