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    William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936 Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons’ family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston’s military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 1777
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    Donald R. Richberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, interviews, subject files, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Richberg's service during the New Deal era including his work as adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in formulating the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933, general counsel and chairman of the U.S. National Recovery Administration, and executive director of the National Emergency Council (U.S.). Includes material pertaining to ...
    • Contributor: Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall)
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Part I contains correspondence primarily between Benjamin B. French and his half brother Henry Flagg French of Exeter, N.H., journals (1828-1870), poems, clippings, and printed material. Includes Benjamin B. French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Company, the presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, D.C., French's association with Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln's assassination, the Civil War, the ...
    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - French, Francis O. (Francis Ormond) - Richardson, William Merchant - Tuck, Amos
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    Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, subject file, legal and financial records, biographical material, appointment calendars, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and other papers documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.; member of various commissions relating to ...
    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
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    Robert Mills papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, reports, notebooks, plans, drawings, sketches, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Mills' designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as Architect of the Capitol. Also includes material relating to commissions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., for public buildings and monuments.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
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    Frank Kameny papers, 1843-2006 Gay rights activist. Correspondence, case files, legal records, organization records, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Kameny's work in the gay rights movement.
    • Contributor: Kameny, Frank
    • Date: 1843
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    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
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    Anne B. Turpeau papers, 1915-1986 Social activist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, studies, reports, project proposals, organizational minutes and agenda, conference and committee records, legal documents, appointment calendars and notebooks, biographical records, Brock and Turpeau families papers, press releases and statements, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Turpeau's public service and activism on behalf of civil rights, community development, and women's rights.
    • Contributor: Turpeau, Anne (Anne Brock) - Turpeau, Anne
    • Date: 1915
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    Anna Kelton Wiley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, notes, appointment books, family papers, financial records, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wiley's activities on behalf of women's rights as well as child welfare, consumer protection, and Indian rights. Documents her membership and work in associations and clubs including the American Pure Food League; Columbian Women, George Washington University; District of Columbia Federation of ...
    • Contributor: Wiley, Anna Kelton - Campbell, William S. (William Shaw) - Kelton, J. C. (John Cunningham) - Wiley, Harvey Washington
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    Theodore Granik papers, 1930-1970 Lawyer and radio and television moderator. Correspondence, legal proceedings, printed transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scripts, memoranda, production inventories, and newspaper clippings documenting Granik's law practice in Washington, D. C., and New York, N.Y., and his work in broadcasting.
    • Contributor: Granik, Theodore
    • Date: 1930
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    Charles Moore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, articles, notes, date books, newspaper clippings, picture post cards, photographs, and other papers relating to the U.S. Senate Park Commission (informally known as the McMillan Commission) and the plan of 1901-1902 for Washington, D.C.; restoration of the White House in 1902 and 1903; U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; and American architecture. Includes correspondence of Frances Folsom Cleveland, Grover Cleveland, Grace Goodhue ...
    • Contributor: Moore, Charles
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings including an autobiography, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career from the Civil War to his retirement in 1906 and his life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the Spanish American War; administration of the Philippines, 1900-1906; the China Relief Expedition, 1900-1901; the presidential inaugurations of James A. Garfield, 1881, and William McKinley, 1901; the social ...
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China (1922-1924), Colombia (1924-1926), Turkey (1926-1930), Poland (1934-1936), Norway (1936-1938), Germany (1939-1941), Peru (1941-1945), and Egypt (1946-1949) and as ambassador to Uruguay ...
    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
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    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003 Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...
    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Date: 1897
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    Reverb Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble - Reverb (Vocal Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2007-02-07
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    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942 Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.
    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, William C.
    • Date: 1757
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    William Dawson Johnston papers, 1842-1927 Librarian and historian. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, notes, writings, photographs, and clippings and other printed matter. Chiefly relates to librarianship and the history of libraries.
    • Contributor: Johnston, William Dawson
    • Date: 1842
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    Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002 Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.
    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Date: 1863
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    Florence Jaffray Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, biographical material, autograph album, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to Harriman's service as a member of the U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations (1913-1916), chairman of the U.S. National Defense Advisory Commission's Committee on Women in Industry (1917-1919), and U.S. minister to Norway (1937-1940). Documents her participation in Woodrow Wilson's 1912 presidential campaign, ...
    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
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    Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, 1836-1882 Public official and mayor of Washington, D.C. Family and general correspondence and business and legal papers, chiefly 1876-1882. Topics include the elections of 1876 and 1880, the presidential administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, and political support for James Gillespie Blaine, James A. Garfield, and Chester A. Arthur.
    • Contributor: Bowen, Sayles Jenks
    • Date: 1836
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under General George B. McClellan in ...
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
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    Peter Force papers and collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives pertaining to political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America. Peter Force's personal papers document his career as a partner in the printing firm, Davis & Force, Washington, D.C.; editor of the John Quincy Adams administration newspaper, the National Journal; compiler; and collector. Also documents his service ...
    • Contributor: Force, Peter - Force, William Q. (William Quereau)
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    George Peabody Wetmore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence related primarily to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and to the improvement and development of Washington, D.C., including plans for the National Mall, historic sites, and memorials to Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and other historical figures. Correspondents include R.A. Alger, Gutzon Borglum, John Hay, Alexander Mackay-Smith, Elihu Root, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and William H. Taft.
    • Contributor: Wetmore, George Peabody
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    Neil Sheehan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, drafts of writings, interview transcripts, notes, research material, and other papers relating to Sheehan's career as a journalist for United Press International in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam (1962-1964), and for the New York Times in Indonesia (1965), Vietnam (1965-1966), and Washington, D.C. (1966-1972); to his writings concerning the Vietnamese conflict, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and ...
    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (William Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David ... Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (William Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David - Huỳnh, Văn Cao - Komer, Robert - Krulak, Victor H. - Lansdale, Edward Geary - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Lý, Tòng B - Ngô, Dzu - Phạm, Văn Đồng - Trần, Ngọc Châu - Vann, John Paul - Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs) - York, Robert H. (Robert Howard) - United States. Department of Defense
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    Montgomery family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of members of the Montgomery family and allied Peck and Perkins families. Includes papers of Giles Foster Montgomery and Emily Redington Montgomery relating to their years as missionaries in Turkey (1863-1888); papers of their son, George Redington Montgomery; and correspondence of their daughter, Mary Borglum, and her husband, Gutzon Borglum. Papers of George Redington ...
    • Contributor: Montgomery, Emily Redington - Montgomery, George Redington - Montgomery, Giles Foster - Montgomery, Marshall Hugh