Past Honorees

 

José Andrés
Distinction in Corporate Achievement (2017)
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Ourisman Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2015)
Accepted by John Ourisman YouTube
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Assoc for the Study of African Amer Life & History
Distinction in Historic Achievement (2015)
Accepted by Sylvia Y. Cyrus  YouTube
Rohulamin Quander

Quander Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2012)
Accepted by Rohulamin Quander
William Brown
Assoc of Oldest Inhabitants of Washington, D.C.
Distinction in Historic Preservation (2016)
Accepted by William Brown YouTube

Ruppert Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2017)
Accepted by Paul Ruppert YouTube
2016 Lonnie Bunch (VHA)
Lonnie Bunch III
Visionary Historian (2016) 
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2013 B.F. Saul, Jr. for the Saul Family
Saul Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2013)
Accepted by B.F. Saul, Jr.
2014 - Calvin Cafritz for the Cafritz Foundation

Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Distinction in Local Philanthropy (2014)
Accepted by Calvin Cafritz
2012 Albert Small for the Small Family
Small Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2012)
Accepted by Albert Small
Charles Cassell

Cassell Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2015)
Accepted by Charles Cassell YouTube
Dr. Frank Smith

Dr. Frank Smith
Visionary Historian (2017)
YouTube
John Laytham

Clyde’s Restaurant Group
Distinction in Corporate Achievement (2015)
Accepted by John Laytham YouTube
Celebrating the 120th Anniversary of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and bestowing the inaugural Visionary Historian Award to Kathryn Schneider Smith. Shot 5/20/2014
Kathryn Schneider Smith
Visionary Historian (2014)
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Douglas Development Corp.
Distinction in Historic Preservation (2017)
Accepted by Doug Jemal and Paul Millstein YouTube

Di and Lou Stovall
Distinction in Artistic Achievement (2017)
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Dr. James M. Goode

Dr. James M. Goode
Visionary Historian (2015)
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Wagner Roofing
Distinction in Historic Preservation (2015)
Accepted by Chuck and Sheila Wagner YouTube
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Hillcrest Children and Family Center
Distinction in Social Service (2015)
Accepted by Juanita Price (2015) YouTube
2014 - Lynn Brown for Washington Blade
Washington Blade
Distinction in Local Media (2014)
Accepted by Lynne Brown

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Distinction in Civic Leadership (2017)
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Washingtonian
Distinction in Local Media (2016)
Accepted by Michael Schaffer YouTube
2012 Knight Kiplinger for the Kiplinger Family
Kiplinger Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2012)
Accepted by Austin and Knight Kiplinger
2012 Bennetta Bullock Washington for the Walter E. Washington Family

Mayor Washington Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2012)
Accepted by Mary Burke Washington
John and Lynne McGuire

McGuire Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C. (2016)
Accepted by John and Lynne T. McGuire YouTube
Mayor Anthony Williams
Distinction in Civic Leadership (2016)
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Meyer Foundation
Distinction in Local Philanthropy (2016)
Accepted by Nicky Goren YouTube

 The Making D.C. History Awards is an annual event that supports the mission of the Historical Society and honors it as one of the city’s most important locally focused cultural institutions.

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