Posts by John Suau

Mayor Anthony Williams to Receive History Award

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 organizations whose enduring […]

Washingtonian Magazine to Receive History Award

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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 Historical […]

Meyer Foundation to Receive History Award

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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 Historical […]

McGuire Family to Receive History Award

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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 and D.C.-based […]

The Association of Oldest Inhabitants of D.C. to Receive History Award

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 Awards on Friday, […]

Lonnie Bunch Named Visionary Historian 2016

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 Historical Society’s 122nd anniversary celebration when […]

Lonnie Bunch to Receive Visionary Historian Award from the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

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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 of work represents […]

Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Honors Lonnie Bunch with Visionary Historian Award

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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 individual whose lifetime body of work represents the highest achievement […]

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 […]

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