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DC Oral History Collaborative Workshop to Explore Relationship Building

Who: Led by Dr. Olivia Cadaval and José A. Centeno-Meléndez When: August 1, 6-8pm Where: Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library 3160 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010 Click here to register for this FREE workshop This workshop will focus on the importance of establishing collaborative and reciprocal relationships with oral history participants in community-based research projects. While not always made explicit in the transcripts of life history interviews, building relationships founded upon trust and mutual understanding can help produce oral histories

Iconic Mural Returns to U Street

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Join us on July 22nd for a ceremony to rededicate the Duke Ellington Mural painted by G. Byron Peck. A mainstay of the U Street corridor streetscape, the Duke Ellington mural was removed in 2012 due to structural issues with the True Reformer Building. The mural was returned on May 3rd. The program will include a panel discussion featuring: Jazz Historian Sandra Butler-Truesdale, DC Historian Blair Ruble, and the creator of the Ellington Mural, G. Byron Peck. The panel will be moderated by

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