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    William Henry Richards papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, clippings, and other papers relating to Richards's career as an African American lawyer in Washington, D.C., and professor of law at Howard University, Washington, D.C. Documents his work with the Bethel Literary and Historical Association of Washington, D.C., and the Niagara Movement; his real estate holdings in Minnesota, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C.; and his friendship with suffragist ...

    • Contributor: Richards, William Henry
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    I feel so good the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy, 2012 November 16

    Bob Riesman discusses Big Bill Broonzy's life and his influence on other musicians. The lecture includes selections from Broonzy's performances. Riesman is the author of I feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy (Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2011). Lectures.. Photographs.. manuscripts 1 folder. | 1 video file (59 min.) : digital, sound, color. | photographs | ...

    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, testimony, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, songs, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires, surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter. Each of the nine parts contains Board of Directors ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Gilbert Jonas Company - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Washington Bureau
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    William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Date: 1897
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, 1918-1992

    Journalist. Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, and photographs documenting Rash's career in broadcast journalism.

    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
    • Date: 1918
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    Irving R. Levine papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator. Includes material on his assignments as chief correspondent for NBC News in Moscow (1955-1959), Rome (1960-1967, 1968-1970), and London (1967-1968), as chief economics correspondent, Washington, D.C. (1971-1995), and as ...

    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
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    John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Date: 1809
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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    Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, 1885-1988

    Journalistic organization founded in 1885. Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the president, and other elected officials and political figures.

    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 1885
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    Carl McGowan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly court case files depicting his judicial career especially his years with the U.S. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Also includes correspondence, speeches and writings by McGowan and others, subject files, and miscellany.

    • Contributor: McGowan, Carl
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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence received from family and friends at home during Hackett's Civil War service in Company M, 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment, describing daily life including news of family and friends, courtships, funerals, and illnesses as well as reactions to the war and historic events such as the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Hackett's correspondence depicts camp life and includes his impressions of Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D.
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    Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes, reports, circulars, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hopkins's activities as chairman of the National Civic Federation Woman's Department District of Columbia Section. Subjects include municipal reform efforts in the areas of war relief, housing, garbage collection, health, diet, pure milk, juvenile delinquency, playgrounds, and working conditions of District citizens. Subject file includes circulars, minutes, and reports from the ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett - Council of National Defense (washington, D.C.). Woman's Committee - National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section
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    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura ... Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-14
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    Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Date: 1823
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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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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, addresses, lectures, writings, notes, lists, bibliographical material, genealogical material, printed matter, surveys, maps, and other papers primarily reflecting the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington. Documents Toner's professional activities and leadership in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; work in ...

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith) - Washington, George - Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (library of Congress)
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    Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, other legal papers, printed materials, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Documents Gesell's cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government regulations. Specific ...

    • Contributor: Gesell, Gerhard Alden
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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, indentures, contracts, deeds, wills, surveyors' notes, bills and receipts containing slavery bills of sale, and newspapers concerning the activities of Desha, a soldier-politician in Kentucky in the early 19th century, and of his son, John R. Desha, a physician. Subjects include the conduct of the War of 1812, including the defense and fall of Washington, D.C., to the British, and the conduct of ...

    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph - Desha, John R.
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    Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover

    Afghan women in burkas have become iconic representations of women's oppression in western media, but this representation is contested in various ways by Afghan women and men. The most common observation by Afghan women activists is that we westerners should get over it, that the burka, hot, uncomfortable and inconvenient as it is, is certainly not their most pressing problem. It has even proved ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Margaret
    • Date: 2007-09-19
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    Armand Hammer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989. Includes letters from I︠U︡.V. Andropov, Menachem Begin, Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev, Jimmy Carter, K.U. Chernenko, Dwight D. Eisenhower, J. Paul Getty, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev, Lady Bird Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Richard ...

    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
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    John H. Wheeler papers, 1825-1882

    Historian, diplomat, and public official. Diaries, correspondence, writings, and scrapbooks relating to Wheeler’s career and social activities.

    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H. (john Hill) - Wheeler, John H.
    • Date: 1825
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    An-Sky Ensemble Oral History

    Members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, who are performers as well as researchers of Yiddish music, discuss their history.

    • Contributor: An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Date: 2013-06-25
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    Bess Furman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, financial records, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Furman's career as an author and journalist and to her personal life and family. Documents her work for Omaha Bee-News, Associated Press, and New York Times; with the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare; and with Furman Features in collaboration with her sister, Lucile N. Furman, writing ...

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess - Armstrong, Robert Burns - Furman, Lucile N.
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    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Date: 1763
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    William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Date: 1789