Monthly archives for June, 2016

Hands On Learning at the Historical Society

Hands On Learning at the Historical Society

The beginning of the traditional summer break is a great time to look back at the at the educational programming the Historical Society of Washington, D.C, has provided this past year to elementary, high school and college students. Thanks to incredible support from a private foundation, a 150-year-old civic organization, and individual donors, it has […]

Lonnie Bunch Named Visionary Historian 2016

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Amid an evening of standing ovations and heartfelt salutes, Lonnie Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, received the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.’s Third Annual Visionary Historian Award. The prize was awarded this past Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the Historical Society‚Äôs 122nd anniversary celebration when […]

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