We get by with a little help from our friends!

Thank you to our community partners: Humanities DC, the D.C. Public Library, the George Washington University Museum|The Textile Museum, the National Building Museum, and the Newseum, for their continued support. Please check back regularly for updates about our exhibits, events, and public programs — and take a look at the video below to see what we’ve been up to this past year!


Requests to research among the extensive collections of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. may be submitted to the Kiplinger Research Library reference queue (library@dchistory.org), with appointment blocks available Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30pm and 1:30-4pm. As always, we request that researchers search the online catalog and Discover DC digital collections portal and include the object ids for requested material in the appointment request.