Select 2013 Titles Featuring HSW Content


“First Class: The Legacy of Dunbar, America‚Äôs First Black Public High School,” by Alison Stewart, Chicago Review Press, 2013. In addition to research, the author used several HSW images of Dunbar for this book.


“Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation’s Capital,” by Michael Lisicky, Landmark Department Stores, 2014. The author spent extensive amounts of time at HSW poring over the Woodward & Lothrop records, 1873-1995 (MS 0542).


“A Guide to Civil War Washington, D.C.: The Capital of the Union,” by Cindy Janke, History Press, 2013. Cindy served as curator of the Kiplinger Washington Collection and has put together two iterations of the exhibit here at HSW.


“Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.: Capital Eats,” by John DeFerrari, American Palate, 2013. Soon after the book came our, word spread that another historic restaurant – SW Waterfront’s Pier 7 – would close its doors.