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A letter of congratulations from Ken McClain, the Records Chairman, of the U.S. Weightlifting Federation to Irene Stewart Kellogg for setting a new record of 75kgs in the women's 45-49 age group. It accompanied a National Masters Certificate.

A photograph of the certificate sent to Irene Stewart Kellogg in 1991 for snatch 32.5 kg in the 45-49 age group. It certifies that she has a National Masters' Record.

A photograph of the award plaque received by Irene Stewart Kellogg in 1992 for lifting 75 kg in the 45-49 age group from the U.S. Women's Master Program of the U.S. Weightlifting Federation.

This is a photo of Irene C. Stewart Kellogg as she displays a shirt and medal she won from the U.S. Women's Master Program in weightlifting for lifting 75 kg in the 45-49 age group.

Trustee H. Earl Coley, a golf instructor, used these golf clubs, an iron and a driver, and on occasions partnered with golf pro Charlie Sturgeon, shown in photo at right. This golf cap is one of a limited edition from the US Open 2011 Congressional…

In 2006, Matthews Memorial, located in Ward 8, was awarded this stunning blue, white and gold baseball trophy. Brother Maurice Mack-Murrow used this Macgregor metal baseball bat, 34” length, 2 ½” head with leather grip when he played baseball at West…

This trophy represents a successful bowler who competed and won in a 1986 competition. Malinda Ellerbe won First Place in the Bowling League. At the end of the season’s bowling program, some of first-time bowlers—male and female—won trophies such as…

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This beautifully drawn bowler design graces the back cover of the Bowling League programme booklet designed for the Mixed Bowling League Banquet. The designer of this drawing is not known, but may have been a bowler with a visual art flair or…

The Matthews Memorial Baptist Church family has engaged in recreational fellowship through the years. The sport of bowling began in 1980 with the MMBC Mixed League. Pastor Wendell P. Russell approved a request for the Young Adult Club to have a…

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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Don On U with Chair of Humanities Council of Washington DC Don Murray converses with special guest Chairman of the DC City Council, Vincent Gray goes into detail about his background. He's an educated Washingtonian from hard working parent, where he…

This film views the recent history of Washington, DC's Glover Park neighborhood, using it's longstanding softball league as a lens.

The film tackles issues of economic class, community, and gentrification.

The Humanities Council funded the…

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This documentary film tells the story of baseball hall-of-famer Hank Greenberg through archival film footage and interviews his former teammates, friends, family, and fans. As a first baseman with the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg endured anti-semitism…

This film, a history of Washington, DC's 12th Street YMCA, was produced by junior high school students participating in the Anthony Bowen YMCA's after school program. The YMCA group collaborated with the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's outreach…
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