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November 2017

For the Record: Picturing D.C. Opening Reception

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
The George Washington University Museum / The Textile Museum, 701 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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Join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. for the opening of For the Record: Picturing D.C. at the George Washington Museum | The Textile Museum.Wednesday, November 8, 20174:00 - 6:30 p.m.at the George Washington University Museum | The Textile MuseumFree and open to the publicFor the Record: Picturing D.C. will be open from November 9, 2017 - March 4, 2018.Learn more about For the Record

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Lecture: The Grocery Shopping Evolution in the D.C. Region, 1880–Present

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
The George Washington University Museum / The Textile Museum, 701 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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Lecture: The Grocery Shopping Evolution in the D.C. Region, 1880–PresentDiana Kohn, president, Historic TakomaExplore how shopping for food has changed over time, with a regional focus on Washington, D.C. and Takoma Park, Maryland. In the 1930s, stores like Piggly Wiggly, Sanitary Grocery, and District Grocery allowed customers to select their own food from store shelves, a novel idea at a time when shoppers had to wait for a clerk to gather their orders. This concept continues to evolve even today,…

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Archiving Digital Photography Workshop

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
The George Washington University Museum / The Textile Museum, 701 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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$20.00 - $30.00
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Archiving Digital PhotographyWednesday, November 29, 20175:00 - 7:00 p.m.Using examples from the extensive analog collections of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and the DC Public Library's Washingtoniana Division as well as more recent digital projects, this workshop will offer tips on how to organize your digital photography files; identify best practices for digital storage; and highlight resources that can help digitize your analog photographs, such as the DCPL Memory Lab. In addition, the workshop will offer strategies for compiling the documentation necessary…

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December 2017

Artist Talk: Picturing Kenilworth

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
The George Washington University Museum / The Textile Museum, 701 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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Artist Bruce McNeil discusses the stories behind his art depicting Washington, D.C.’s Kenilworth neighborhood, part of the exhibition For the Record: Picturing D.C.This program is part of the D.C. Mondays at the Museum series inspired by the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection. Free; no reservations required.Learn More

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