DC Community Heritage Project 2009

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DC Community Heritage Project 2009

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Grant products resulting from the 2009 DCCHP grant cycle.

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What's In A Name?: Profiles of the Trailblazers; History and Heritage of District of Columbia Public and Public Charter Schools
This 27 page booklet, produced by the Women of the Dove Foundation, surveys the history of the District's public and public charter schools, with particular attention to their often cryptic monikers. The booklet offers substantial information on 23…

Faith and Foundation: Historic Tour of Deanwood Places of Worship, Community and Economic Development
This booklet features 13 historic sites located in and around the Deanwood neighborhood of Northeast Washington, DC. Most of the sites are church buildings, but parks, commercial corridors, theatres, and schools are also mentioned. Each site…

Al Wheeler & Georgetown: Memoirs of a Resolute Builder of His Community and City
This documentary, produced by the Georgetown Kiwanis Foundation, explores the life of Georgetown resident and community activist Asher L. "Al" Wheeler. Wheeler was a businessman, lawyer, politician, and real estate developer.Click Here to Access the…

Shaw Heritage Coloring Book
This coloring book features line drawings of famous individuals and buildings relating to the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC. Each panel includes a in-depth description of the pictured structure or person. The coloring book appeals to children…

This is My Story This is My Song: The History of Second Baptist Church - Founded 1848
This brief montage of oral histories, and footage from panel discussions provides a sweeping survey of the history of Second Baptist Church, Washington, DC. The church, founded in 1848 and located on 3rd Street between H and I Streets, NW, is one of…

St. Luke's Episcopal Church: Preserving Our Past, Embracing Our Future
St. Luke's Episcopal Church was organized in 1879 by Alexander Crummel. The church was the first independent black Episcopal parish in Washington, DC. This video, produced in 2009, uses oral history, historic photographs, choral music, and recent…

Zion Baptist Church Presents "Spoken Memories": An Oral History Journal
In 2009, the Zion Baptist Church of Washington, DC produced a transcript of 46 oral histories. Church members and pastors representing 80 years of the institution's history (1929-2009) served as narrators. The topics covered include: personal…

Barry Farm: Past and Present (Short Version)
Produced by filmmaker Tendani Mpulbusi, this documentary explores the rich history of the Barry Farm community within Anacostia, Washington, DC. Additionally, the film questions the standard historical narrative taught in present-day public schools…

Jewish Historical Society Panel Discussion on Historic Interpretation
In 2009, the Jewish Historical Society of Washington, DC held a panel discussion with noted scholars of Jewish History to develop an interpretive plan for the preservation and interpretation of the historic 1876 Adas Israel Synagogue. The building…
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