Posts tagged house history

Full House for House History Workshops

The Kiplinger Research Library hosted nearly sixty new and veteran researchers on August 15 as part of the DC Community Heritage Project House History Day workshops.  As with the April workshops, which were held in the Washingtoniana Division at the D.C. Public Library, participants in the August event were introduced to resources for learning about […]

Two Down, Two to Come: 2015 Community Heritage Project Workshops

Produced in partnership with Humanities DC, Historic Preservation, the D.C. Public Library’s Special Collections, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., the Community Heritage Project House History workshops provide an introduction to the resources available at local repositories to help discover the stories behind buildings across the city. The two April 2015 workshops were recently […]

Weekend House History Workshops Pack HSW and DCPL

Weekend House History Workshops Pack HSW and DCPL

On August 23rd, more than 120 members of the public participated in the 2014 DC Community Heritage Project, a collaborative event arranged by the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., and staffed by community experts, the folks from the D.C. Public Library’s Special Collections, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. The event’s goal? To introduce […]