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    Raymond Clapper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, notebooks, dispatches, releases, radio scripts, reports, reference files, pamphlets, promotional material, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Chiefly reference material pertaining to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and World War II. Subjects include Clapper's book, Racketeering in Washington (1933), censorship, Clapper family, defense, elections, Germany, Great Britain, Gridiron Club, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, inaugurations, Japan, ...
    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, office files, financial records, household and estate records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Reid family relating chiefly to newspaper publishing and public affairs. Papers of Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, biographer's notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and ...
    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
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    William Sampson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters (1806-1831) from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States; his New York City law practice with Thomas Addis Emmet; efforts to ban Irish immigration; and the Hibernian Provident Society, New York, N.Y. Other subjects include Sampson's role as defense counsel in an 1810 labor case, the election of 1812, Aaron Burr's trial, ...
    • Contributor: Sampson, William
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    The transformative power of storytelling : a social force for social change, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Documentation of a lecture by Kiran Singh Sirah, president of the International Storytelling Center, producers of the world-acclaimed National Storytelling Festival, based in Jonesborough, Tennessee, discussing storytelling as a community-building tool that we can use to foster, cultivate and strengthen peace and collaboration in our communities, and explores how we might collectively use new storytelling forms in the arenas of peace and community development ...
    • Contributor: Sirah, Kiran Singh - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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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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    Leonard Garment papers, 1949-1997 Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, appointment books, press releases, and other papers relating to Garment's work at the White House during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford as well as his subsequent work as a private practice attorney in Washington D.C. Also includes drafts and working papers for his book Crazy Rhythm (1997) and other writings.
    • Contributor: Garment, Leonard
    • Date: 1949
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    Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.
    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Date: 1805
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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904 Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.
    • Date: 1831
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    Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes, reports, information forms, membership lists, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of education, social welfare, and women's rights. Subjects include civil rights, social security, women's and children's bureaus, maternity and infancy, a department of education, school lunch programs, anti-lynching legislation, and home rule for the District of Columbia. ...
    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
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    Willard family papers, 1800-1968 Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1800
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    Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other records of the organization documenting its activities in lobbying for the passage of the 23rd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which, in 1961, granted the citizens of the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections. Includes correspondence with members of Congress, chiefly members of the House Committee on Rules and the House Committee on the Judiciary; records of ...
    • Contributor: Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia
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    Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971 Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, patient case files, writings, teaching and training files, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, and reports pertaining to Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in the United States.
    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
    • Date: 1933
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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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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974 Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.
    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Date: 1736
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    Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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 Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Subjects include the response of the presbyteries to the Civil War, World War I, the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919, the Great Depression, and World War II. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947 Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.
    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (Nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
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    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, clippings, printed material, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at the national level. Reflects concerns of the organization under Ralph G. Neas, appointed executive director in 1981, relating to support by the Ronald Reagan administration and the federal judiciary ...
    • Contributor: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
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    Wallace Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets comprising subject files with narrative histories and inventories documenting Carroll's duties as deputy director for European operations of the U.S. Office of War Information in Washington, D.C. (1944-1945), and, to a lesser extent, as director of the OWI branch in London, England (1942-1944) and his work for the Psychological Strategy Board, the U.S. Dept. of State, and the ...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
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    Mary Church Terrell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans. Subjects include women's suffrage; Equal Rights Amendment; education and suffrage for African Americans; desegregation in the District of Columbia; lynching and peonage conditions in the South; progressivism; the campaigns of Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, and ...
    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
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    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882 Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.
    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Date: 1837
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    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
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    Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970 Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.
    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
    • Date: 1920
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    Glenn L. Martin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, minutes of meetings, subject files, biographical material, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Martin's business and real estate interests, to airplane manufacturing, and to his recreational pursuits. Includes material pertaining to the All American Baseball Association, Diamond Corporation of America, Ducks Unlimited, Glenn L. Martin Company, League of Maryland Sportsmen, University of Maryland, College Park Glenn ...
    • Contributor: Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther)
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    Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961 Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert’s family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Date: 1841
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    Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999 Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
    • Date: 1883