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Photo Walks Launch D.C. Documentary Efforts This Fall as Part of Street Photography Series

Photo Walks Launch D.C. Documentary Efforts This Fall as Part of Street Photography Series

This Fall the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. will be offering a slate of photo walks as part the Street Photography Series – an effort to encourage active documentation of Washington, D.C. in each of its eight wards. Run as workshops, the photo walks emphasize skills¬†relating to historic documentation, photography and painting while learning about […]

Collections Workshop: Slavery & Citizenship

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In partnership with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s production of Branden Jacob-Jenkins’ play An Octoroon, the Kiplinger Research Library at the Carnegie Library will host a collections workshop on slavery and Emancipation. Join us on Saturday June 11th from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. as we explore how archival records frame our understanding of slavery. Participants will […]

Full House for House History Workshops

City directories reveal the names, occupations, and sometimes race of previous inhabitants of District residences. Who lived in your house?

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 […]

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