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Film, Video The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

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Title

  • The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

Summary

  • Ethnographic photographer Peggy Fleming spent three years photographing and interviewing the members of Washington's Capital Pool Checkers Club. Her resulting study, "Crown Me!" (2010), documents more than an interesting recreational club: it highlights a special place in the urban landscape where a group of men come together to share their personal memories, recall the history of their beloved city and create community. Fleming is joined by Georgetown University historian Maurice Jackson and several club members for this talk and discussion.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • American Folklife Center, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2011-03-18.

Headings

  • -  Cities, Towns
  • -  Culture, Folklife
  • -  Sports, Recreation
  • -  Culture, Performing Arts

Notes

  • -  Classification: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation.
  • -  Classification: Social Sciences.
  • -  Peggy Fleming.
  • -  Recorded on 2011-03-18.
  • -  Librarians, Archivists.
  • -  Researchers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688634

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-18, 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688634/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2011) The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-18. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688634/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-18, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688634/>.