Monthly archives for April, 2016

Washington History Reveals Struggles for Full Citizenship

Washington History Reveals Struggles for Full Citizenship

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The spring 2016 issue of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.’s semiannual magazine offers readers important background on perennial issues of social justice for the citizens of Washington, D.C. In this issue historians look back at voting, education, transportation, and the effects of the use of eminent domain—issues that fill the media today. […]

2016 Silberman Fellowship Announced

2016 Silberman Fellowship Announced

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce Kyla Sommers as the recipient of the 2016 Curt C. and Else Silberman Foundation Fellowship. The fellowship provides university students with a stipend to support their historical research on “the fragility of democracy,” especially as it relates to the history of Washington, D.C. Sommers is […]

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Presents “For the Record: Changing D.C.” Group Exhibition

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Presents “For the Record: Changing D.C.” Group Exhibition

By Editorial Team | East City Art, April 12, 2016 Read article.

Exhibit of 30 Local Artists Depicts Changing Washington

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EXHIBIT OF 30 LOCAL ARTISTS DEPICTS CHANGING WASHINGTON Historical Society’s “For the Record: Changing D.C.” exhibits best paintings and photographs selected by a jury of local museum curators April 14 – July 16, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.’s annual juried competition and exhibition, “For the Record: Changing D.C.”, opens April 14, […]

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)