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Historic Carnegie Library Tour

June 23 @ 1:00 pm1:45 pm EDT

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Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square,
801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

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Ever wonder about the history of the Carnegie Library on Mt. Vernon Square? In 1999, the U.S. Congress entrusted the building to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. for 100 years. Join us for a free guided tour of the building and learn about the more than 115 years of history of the Carnegie Library. Tours last 30-40 minutes. Contact imobley@dchistory.org for information about scheduling and pricing for custom group tours. Find out more »

Introduction to Archival Processing Workshop

June 25 @ 9:30 am3:00 pm EDT

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National Museum of American History,
1400 Constitution Ave
Washington, DC 20001 United States

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The DC Africana Archives Project and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History Archives Center will offer a free workshop on archival processing. Are you working in a small library, historical society or non-profit? Do you have historical records that you don’t know what to do with? In this workshop you’ll learn the basics of arrangement and description and get an introduction to tools for better intellectual and physical control of your collections. Find out more »

Gay Activism in Washington During the 1960s and 1970s

June 25 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm EDT
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum,
1901 Fort Place SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

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Join this discussion at the Anacostia Community Museum as members of the LGBT community reminisce on the struggles and political growing pains of an emerging gay movement in the nation’s capitol during the 1960s. Find out more »

Historic Carnegie Library Tour

June 28 @ 1:00 pm1:45 pm EDT

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Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square,
801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

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24881416988-20547275

Ever wonder about the history of the Carnegie Library on Mt. Vernon Square? In 1999, the U.S. Congress entrusted the building to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. for 100 years. Join us for a guided tour of the building and learn about the more than 115 years of history of the Carnegie Library. Tours last 30-40 minutes. Group tours by appointment only. Find out more »

Historic Carnegie Library Tour

June 30 @ 1:00 pm1:45 pm EDT

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Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square,
801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

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24881416988-20547275

Ever wonder about the history of the Carnegie Library on Mt. Vernon Square? In 1999, the U.S. Congress entrusted the building to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. for 100 years. Join us for a free guided tour of the building and learn about the more than 115 years of history of the Carnegie Library. Tours last 30-40 minutes. Contact imobley@dchistory.org for information about scheduling and pricing for custom group tours. Find out more »

 

Queer Brown Voices: A Panel Discussion on Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism

June 30 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm EDT
DC Public Library – Mt. Pleasant,
3160 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States

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Queer Brown Voices is a collection of narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism from the 1970s – 1990s by those who were there. Join us for a discussion featuring activists on the front lines then and now: Letitia Gomez – Co-editor of Queer Brown Voices, Co-founder and Executive Director of LLEGÓ, the first national Latina/o LGBT organization. José Gutierrez – Co-founder and board member of the Rainbow History Project, Founder of the Latino LGBT History Project and DC Latino Pride. Salvador… Find out more »