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D.C. Plans Coordinated Oral History Project

D.C. Plans Coordinated Oral History Project

By Andrew Giambrone | Washington City Paper, May 17, 2016 Read Andrew Giambrone’s article.

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.

Preview: Exposed DC at Carnegie Library

Preview: Exposed DC at Carnegie Library

By Elisabeth Grant | DCist, March 7, 2016 Read Elisabeth Grant’s article.

District at Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

District at Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

By Steve Kiviat | Washington City Paper, January 29, 2016 Read Steve Kiviat’s article.

Chris Earnshaw’s ‘District’ Time Capsule

Chris Earnshaw’s ‘District’ Time Capsule

By Louis Jacobson | Washington City Paper, January 25, 2016 Read Louis Jacobson’s article.

The Polaroids of the Cowboy Poet

The Polaroids of the Cowboy Poet

He captured a crumbling city and almost went down with it. Then one man saw his photos. By Dan Zak | Washington Post, January 13, 2016 Read Dan Zak’s Article.

On its Birthday, this D.C. History Group Gave Some Big Gifts

On its Birthday, this D.C. History Group Gave Some Big Gifts

By John Kelly | Washington Post, December 7, 2015 Read John Kelly’s article.

Making DC History With a Glittering Night of Awards

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A report from the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.’s Making D.C. History Awards ceremony. By Ayanna Alexander | November 10, 2015 Read Ayanna Alexander’s  article

Do You Remember These “Long-Gone” Washington Eateries?

Do You Remember These “Long-Gone” Washington Eateries?

More than a dozen images from the Historical Society’s collections are featured in today’s Washington Business Journal. Some of the “long-gone” restaurants include Duke Zeibert’s at Connecticut and L, Gusti’s at 19th and M, and L’Escargot on Connecticut in Cleveland Park. Which places do you remember? Check out the full gallery.

On the Record with For the Record

For the Record Opening (47)

Though we’d certainly be delighted to, rather than wax on about the newest endeavor of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., we’ll let Wendy Reiger of NBC4 tell you all about it. Reiger interviewed first place winner Cindy Vasko just before the April 22 opening reception of “For the Record: Artfully Historic D.C.” The opening […]