Posts by John Suau

Mayor Anthony Williams to Receive His...

Mayor Anthony Williams, Executive Director, Federal City Council
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is proud to announce that the Mayor Anthony Williams will receive the Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Civic Leadership at the Making D.C. History Awards on Friday, October 7, 2016. Over the past four years, the Historical Society has honored sixteen Washingtonians and D.C.-based organiza [...]

Washingtonian Magazine to Receive His...

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Washingtonian Magazine Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Local Media The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is proud to announce that the Washingtonian magazine will receive the Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Local Media at the Making D.C. History Awards on Friday, October 7, 2016. Over the past four years, the H [...]

Meyer Foundation to Receive History A...

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Meyer Foundation Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Local Philanthropy The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is proud to announce that the Meyer Foundation will receive the Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Local Philanthropy at the Making D.C. History Awards on Friday, October 7, 2016. Over the past four years, the [...]

McGuire Family to Receive History Awa...

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McGuire Family Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is proud to announce that the McGuire Family will receive the Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. award at the Making D.C. History Awards on Friday, October 7, 2016. Over the past four years, the Historical Society has honored sixteen Washingtonians [...]

The Association of Oldest Inhabitants...

The Association of Oldest Inhabitants of D.C. to Receive History Award
The Association of Oldest Inhabitants of D.C. Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Historic Preservation The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is proud to announce that The Association of Oldest Inhabitants of D.C. (AOI) will receive the Making D.C. History Award for Distinction in Historic Preservation at the Making D.C. History [...]

Lonnie Bunch Named Visionary Historia...

Lonnie Bunch receives the Visionary Historian Award 2016. Pictured (left to right): Julie Koczela, Lonnie Bunch, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, John Suau, and Mayor Muriel Bowser
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 Historica [...]

Lonnie Bunch to Receive Visionary His...

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Award to be presented Thursday, May 26 at the Historical Society’s 122nd Anniversary Celebration WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is honored to announce that Lonnie G. Bunch III is the third recipient of the Visionary Historian Award. The Visionary Historian award is presented to an individual whose lifetime body [...]

Historical Society of Washington, D.C...

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May 26, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. At its 122nd Anniversary Celebration, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. will honor Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), with its third Visionary Historian Award. The Visionary Historian award is presented to an indivi [...]

Washington History Reveals Struggles ...

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 [...]

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. [...]