Browse Items (35 total)

  • Collection: DC Community Heritage Project 2010

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This film is a continuation of flimmaker Tendani Mpulubusi's study of the Barry Farm and Hillsdale neighborhoods of southeastern Washington, DC. The film makes use of some footage from the original film entitled Barry Farm: Past and Present, but also…

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This documentary explores the founding and the impact of the New School for Afro-American Thought founded by Gaston Neal and Don Freeman. The school, founded in Washington, DC, sought to teach black youth about their pre-slavery roots in African…

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These transcripts are from an oral history project related to the National Hand Dance Association documentary film, "Hand Dance: a Capitol Swing." The interviews explore the resurgence of hand dance in the 1990s and the establishment of dance classes…

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This document contains additional information on the history of Hillcrest and the development of the oral history project. It features an interpretive article by the project scholar and a list of narrators. The hard copy version held at the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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This 7 site walking tour highlights some of the buildings in the Shaw/Cardozo neighborhood of Washington, DC that have been significant to the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and African-American history. The tour focuses primarily on structures on or…

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Fairlawn is one of the many close-knit communities East of the Anacostia River with a strong sense of history and heritage. The book uses archival and oral history sources to provide a brief sketch of the neighborhood's history and culture. A portion…

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The historic Franklin School, located at 13 and K Streets NW in Washington, DC, was once a symbol of public education for the District and the nation. Designed by Adolf Cluss, in what he called the Renaissance Revival Style, the school was selected…

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The history of Go-Go music and the PA tape are explored through interviews with two university professors in this documentary. The scholars discuss the origins of the medium, its popularity, and potential reasons for its decline.

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The program surveys the life of E.B. Henderson the "Grandfather of Black Basketball," and the rise of African-American basketball in Washington, DC in the early 20th century. Born in Washington, DC, Henderson earned a degree in physical education…

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This documentary from filmmaker Steven Nero reveals the importance of DC's Greyhound Bus Station as an important part of Civil Rights history. It was from this station that the Freedom Rides began; testing the governments will and ability to uphold…

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This documentary, from the National Hand Dance Association and filmmaker Beverly Lindsay-Johnson, explores the history of Washington, DC's official dance, its variations, and its continued presence and popularity among all age groups.

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This survey of the Mount Pleasant commercial corridor includes a narrative architectural history of the area covering 1901-1938, a database of building permits, and a "chain of title" database. The narrative describes the early uses of many buildings…
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