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  • Collection: DC Community Heritage Project 2011

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This film, produced for the 2011 DCCHP Showcase at John Eaton Elementary School in Northwest DC, highlights the grantee projects produced during the cycle. The film is separated into categories focusing on: Landmarks, Neighborhoods, and Culture.

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The Anacostia Bicyclists' Association organized this history tour to encourage young people to explore the sites of interest within their own neighborhoods. The ABA provides bike safety training, and the tour was meant to give more people a reason to…

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

This interview was recorded at the Ivy City Reunion.

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

The interviewer asks Brown questions about his childhood in Ivy City. Brown…

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This website/digital archive, houses interview clips collected by the Institute of Caribbean Studies to document the experience of Caribbean immigrants and their descendants in the Washington, DC area. The videos are embedded in the records from a…

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Voices on 14th Street is an oral history project that looks at community activism in the Columbia Heights/Greater 14th Street neighborhood of Washington, DC after the 1968 riots that destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock in that area.…

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This brief film accompanied Deanwood Heights Mainstreets' 3rd Annual Historic Church Tour of Deanwood. The 2011 tour added five new churches to the route, four of which were discussed in the film. The narration and several of the church leaders…

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The third edition of this annual tour of Deanwood churches, businesses, and historic locations adds five new church buildings to the booklet, four of which are highlighted in the project's accompanying documentary film. Click here to access the full…

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This pamphlet, produced in honor of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop's 40th Anniversary, explores the history of the organization through oral history interviews with past and present members. Click here to view the pamphlet.

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

In this brief video, Demontre Washington sings at the interviewer's request.

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

Gerald B. Wells performs an impromptu song for interviewers.

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

A friend of Gerald B. Wells performs an impromptu song for interviewers.

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

Feggins is a former Ivy City resident who regularly returns to the…

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

This interview was recorded at the Ivy City Reunion.

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

Freeman recalls her youth in the Ivy City neighborhood. Her family arrived…

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During the Summer of 2011 Empower DC conducted a series of video interviews in support of a documentary film on the historic Crummell School in Ivy City, Washington, DC.

This interview with Reverend Hayden is not a traditional oral history in…

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This film was produced by high school and middle school participants of I SAW! The Experience of Learning in DC's Living Images Beneath My World Summer program in 2011. The students filmed their National Park Service Ranger-led tour of Georgetown,…

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Voices on 14th Street is an oral history project that looks at community activism in the Columbia Heights/Greater 14th Street neighborhood of Washington, DC after the 1968 riots that destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock in that area.…

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This video, narrated by Jenna Weissman Joselit, describes the history of the original Adas Israel Synagogue, its rediscovery, and its preservation.

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Voices on 14th Street is an oral history project that looks at community activism in the Columbia Heights/Greater 14th Street neighborhood of Washington, DC after the 1968 riots that destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock in that area.…

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Voices on 14th Street is an oral history project that looks at community activism in the Columbia Heights/Greater 14th Street neighborhood of Washington, DC after the 1968 riots that destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock in that area.…

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Students at John Eaton Elementary school conducted a historical study of their school and its neighborhood that included oral history interviews, archival research, and an investigation of historic architecture. The instructors who developed the…

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Voices on 14th Street is an oral history project that looks at community activism in the Columbia Heights/Greater 14th Street neighborhood of Washington, DC after the 1968 riots that destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock in that area.…

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Voices on 14th Street is an oral history project that looks at community activism in the Columbia Heights/Greater 14th Street neighborhood of Washington, DC after the 1968 riots that destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock in that area.…

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This lesson plan introduces students to archival and oral history research as they work to uncover the history of their school. The plan is based on a project conducted by John Eaton Elementary School for the institution's Centennial Anniversary…
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