Posts tagged community

Holy Rosary Church

Holy Rosary Church

Holy Rosary Church at 595 Third Street NW is a historic anchor for D.C.’s small Italian American community. Ministering to the Italian artisans who came to early 20th-century Washington to work on public building projects, Reverend Nicola de Carlo, an immigrant from Avigliano, Italy, established the church in December 1913 with its first Mass at 83 […]

“Many Voices: One Nation” Brings Together Diverse Storytelling with Collaboration of Local Institutions

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Many Voices: One Nation, which opened at the National Museum of American History on June 28, 2017, aims to explore the questions of equality, belonging, and freedom that are encompassed by E Pluribus Unum. From past to present it unpacks how individuals have negotiated their place in the community and how that activity – in […]

Investigating Where We Live

Investigating Where We Live

Since 1996, teens in the National Building Museum’s Investigating Where We Live photography and exhibition design program have surveyed nearly every Metro-accessible neighborhood in the District in their quest to explore the city, understand how it works, and illuminate its rich history for Museum visitors. To mark the 20th anniversary, this summer’s students revisited neighborhoods […]

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)