|2014_DC_DCHist_Books_141121||18||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Friday)|
History Network – visit with organizations engaged in history and preservation
Friday Book Talks
* Julia King -- George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City
* Scott Einberger -- The History of Rock Creek Park: Wilderness and Washington, D.C.
* Michael Lisicky -- Woodward & Lothrop: A Store...
|2014_DC_DCHist_Books_141122||19||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Saturday)|
Saturday Book Talks
* Nathania Branch Miles -- Prince George's County and the Civil War: Life on the Border
* Stephen McKevitt -- Meridian Hill: A History
* Charles Clark -- The American Nazi Party in Arlington
* Rohulamin Quander -- Omega - 50+ Inspired Years; Nellie Quander, Alpha Kappa Alpha...
|2014_DC_DCHist_Broadway_141122||53||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Film: Black Broadway on U|
Black Broadway on U
Run time: 5 minute/trailer * Executive Producer/Creator Shellée Haynesworth
Description: This production is (multi-platform) project sheds light on the under-told story and rich heritage of African American community within Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor, aka "Black...
|2014_DC_DCHist_Striner_141120||49||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Lecture w/Richard Striner|
Letitia Woods Brown Lecture: "Reflections on Historic Preservation in Washington."
History professor, author, and veteran Washington preservationist Richard Striner -- co-author of the newly-published book Washington and Baltimore Art Deco (Johns Hopkins University Press) -- looks back upon his...
|2014_DC_DCHist_OpenRec_141120||75||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Reception|
|2014_DC_DCHist_Other_1411||165||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other images|
|2014_DC_DCHist_P01_141121||76||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Penary Session w/Stephen Fuller|
Plenary Session – Washington D.C.: From Company Town to Global Business Center
Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D. (Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor, Director, Center for Regional Analysis, School of Public Policy, George Mason University)
Fuller looks at the economic history of the District...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P02_141121||26||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Deciding What and How to Preserve|
Deciding What and How to Preserve: A Century of Historic Site Designation
This roundtable will be led by Tom Luebke, Secretary of the Commission of Fine Arts, and author of the recent book A Century of Design: The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, 1910 – 2010.
Richard Williams, the grandson of David...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P03_141121||5||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.|
Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.: Celebrating 150 Years of A Deaf Community in A Hearing City
Gallaudet University has experienced institutional growth, social change, and economic challenges in its 150 years of existence in the District of Columbia. Its graduates have overcome racial...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P04_141121||11||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Home Rule and Gentrification|
Home Rule and Gentrification
* Freedom's Long Journey: The Legislative Path to Home Rule for the District of Columbia. Christopher Anglim
* Home Rule & Who Shall Rule At Home. Jerome Paige
* Gentrification and Inequitable Opportunity in the Nation's Capital. Nora Wiseman
|2014_DC_DCHist_P05_141121||33||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: Mapping Segregation|
Mapping Segregation: How Racially Restricted Housing Shaped Washington, D.C., 1900-1948
* Researching Racially Restrictive Covenants in Washington, D.C. Amina Ndiaye
* Setting the Context for Housing Segregation in Washington. Amanda Huron
* Mapping Legal Challenges to Restrictive Covenants in...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P06_141121||19||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing|
Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
* The 1814 Removal Debate. Kenneth Bowling
* The British are Coming! How the Declaration of Independence and Federal Constitution were saved by an Ox Cart. Peter Aschenbrenner
* The Washington Brewery at Navy Yard. Garrett Peck
|2014_DC_DCHist_P07_141121||8||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital|
Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
* Total Involvement Approach to Teen Age Problems: The Bakers Dozen Solution. Dr. Ida Jones
* Shaping Social Welfare: The Washington City Orphan Asylum and the Development of Dependent Child Care in the District of Columbia. Jamalin Harp
* When Parents...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P08_141121||53||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story|
D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
The contemporary outdoor mural cycle came to Washington in the early 1970s when artists picked up on the vibrant energy that changed the urban landscape throughout the country and brought art out of the galleries and into the streets. From early depictions of ethnic...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P09_141121||5||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: History Writing with Public Housing Residents|
History Writing with Public Housing Residents
This panel brings together three community scholars who have worked with public housing residents to write their histories. These three community scholars have all worked specifically in the Potomac Gardens public housing project located at 13th and...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P10_141121||6||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: Vision for a Digital D.C.|
Vision for a Digital D.C.: Documenting D.C.’s cultural history through online resources
This panel bring s together practitioners creating digital vehicles for navigating and learning about the city’s r i ch cultural history. Cultural institutions are working to increase visibility of their...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P11_141121||32||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: The Legacy of Marion Barry|
ROUNDTABLE: The Legacy of Marion Barry
* Steven Diner, author of “Washington, The Black Majority: Race and Politics in the Nation’s Capital,” in Snowbelt Cities: Metropolitan Politics in the Northeast and Midwest since World War II. 1990. (chair)
* Jonetta Rose Barras, journalist, author of The Last...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P13_141122||29||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 13: Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.|
Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
The largest development [or what?] is the $1.5 billion Wharf project. Extending along Washington’s historic waterfront, this 27-acre mixed-use development is activating the currently underutilized waterfront and...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P14_141122||38||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 14: Renovation plans|
Renovation plans for the D.C. Archives, the MLK Jr. Memorial Library, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.: A roundtable discussion
The D.C. Archives, Washingtoniana Division of the Martin Luther King Library, and the Historical Society of Washington will be moving into newly-designed...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P15_141122||18||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 15: Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies|
Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies:
Oral Histories of Long-term D.C. Residents Four panelists, each of whom will give presentation based on oral history research conducted in the spring of 2014 with long-term Washingtonians as part of Dr. Amanda Huron’s class, The History of the District of...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P16_141122||6||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 16: Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History|
Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
For the past eight years, the DC Community Heritage Project has funded citizen groups exploring and documenting the heritage and history of their communities. Recognizing the need for preserving the history and heritage through youth, DCCHP projects have...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P17_141122||4||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 17: Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past|
Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
A conversation based on a pilot effort at the MLK Library to empower citizens to map local history, visualize their work globally via mapstory.org, and build vital STEM and civic literacy s kills along the way. The MLK Library spatial...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P18_141122||11||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 18: Activism and Public Works|
Activism and Public Works
* The Role of Howard University, through its Faculty and Graduates, in the Integration of the Public Utility Industry in the District of Columbia. Phylicia Bowman
* Cleaner Water during the Environmental Decade: Social Action to Protect the Potomac in the 1970s. John...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P19_141122||7||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 19: Honoring the History before Us|
Honoring the History before Us: I Saw! DC Student Research Presentation on African American Communities in Early Washington
Presentation of research project on Early African American 19th century communities in Georgetown (including Tudor Place) and extended areas of Washington, D.C.
* Khari Eyen...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P20_141122||11||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 20: Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History|
Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
* Mapping the City of Words. Jonathan Marino
* Digitizing for Access. Karen Needles
* Building a Local History Community Online: Old Time D.C., Facebook, and Public History Through Social Media. Ryan Shepard, Tim MacKinnon, Jon Wilson
|2014_DC_DCHist_P21_141122||5||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 21: The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics|
The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
* Cosmopolitan Folk: The Cultural Politics of the North American Folk Music Revival in Washington, D.C.. Stephen Lorenz
* To Show the World We Have No Fear: The Howard University Student Takeover of 1968 and its Impact on Washington, D.C.. Jocelyn Imani
|2014_DC_DCHist_P22_141122||4||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 22: Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians|
Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Perhaps more than most other urban centers in the United States, Washington D.C. has an abundance of parks and green space. They are used by both residents of the city as we ll as visitors for a variety of reasons, such as commemoration, recreation,...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P23_141122||18||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 23: War and Consequences|
War and Consequences
* Washingtonians Marooned In Europe at the Outbreak of World War I. Sandra Schmidt
* Commemoration through Community Action: The Memorial Building to the Women of the World War. Allison Finkelstein
* Washington Women at War: How World War II Government Girls Transformed the...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P24_141122||29||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 24: Remembering Arlington|
ROUNDTABLE: Remembering Arlington: Historical Consciousness in a Changing Community
This roundtable tackles the conference theme, "Historical Consciousness in a Changing City," by bringing together various experts on and stakeholders in the history of Arlington County. Originally part of the 100...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P25_141122||26||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 25: Social Issues and Social Control|
Social Issues and Social Control
* Mangy Curs and Stoned Horses: Animal Control in the District of Columbia from the Beginnings to the 1930s. Hayden Wetzel
* Schools under Siege: Reactions to the Crack Epidemic in Washington, D.C., Schools. Kathryn Gillon
* The United Order of Dope Fiends – Opium...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P26_141122||7||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 26: Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital|
Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
* Myrtilla Miner (1815 - 1864): Her Vision and Legacy. Christopher Anglim
* Mary Ann Shadd Cary: A New Washingtonian. Jenny Masur
* “Practical Clubwork”: A History of the Women's Bindery Union in Washington, D.C.. Jessica French
|2014_DC_DCHist_P27_141122||12||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 27: Civil War and Aftermath|
Civil War and Aftermath
* “An Odious Discrimination”: Ecclesiastical Disputes and the Military’s Requisition of Episcopal Churches in Civil War Washington. Sean Scott
* Alexander T. Augusta - The Life of an African American Civil War Surgeon in Washington, D.C.. Heather Butts
* Making the March...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P28_141122||5||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 28: Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact|
Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact: Donna Wells Memorial Session
* Laying Foundations: Rev. Jesse Moorland and African American Washington in the Progressive Era. Kenvi Phillips
* What Kind of Man is this? The Life and Times of Andrew Fowler. John Fowler, II
* Dorothy Porter Wesley at...
|2014_DC_DCHist_P29_141122||70||DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 29: Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.|
Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
The current building boom in the District has increased the number of projects requiring compliance archaeology. Construction at parks, schools, and for infrastructure resulted in the identification of new sites from nearly every prehistoric and historic time...
|2014_DC_Pride_Festival_140608||55||DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2014)|
|2014_DC_JAWilson_Barry_141205||124||DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Marion Barry viewing and departure|
Marion Barry's life sentence as mayor for life of DC comes to an end.
|2014_DC_Thunder_140524||19||DC -- Rolling Thunder @ Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial|
|2014_DC_Folklife_China||71||DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2014) -- China|
Performers include: Ih Tsetsn Ensemble from Inner Mongolia
Artists include: Thanjin Clay Figurine Zhang Workshop, and Zhang Baolin Dough Modeling, and Yan Gao (Yangliuqing Fine Arts Press New Year's Print Making by Tianjin)
|2014_DC_Folklife_Kenya||29||DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2014) -- Kenya|
Entertainers: Highlands to Lake Shores
|2014_DC_NCath_Wilson_141228||45||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Wreath Laying at President Woodrow Wilson's Tomb|
A wreath is laid at President Woodrow Wilson's tomb at the Washington National Cathedral each year on December 28, his birthday. The ceremony is conducted by the honor guard of the Military District of Washington in cooperation with the clergy of the Cathedral.
|2014_DC_WHCD_140503||127||DC -- White House Correspondent's Dinner (2014)|
Shown here include: Madeleine Albright, Randi Weingarten (President of the American Federation of Teachers). Henry Waxman, Julia Louise-Dreyfus, Donna Brazile, Russell Wilson, Clarence and Lisa Page, Katie Couric, Robby Novak ("Kid President"), Rosario Dawson, Chris Dodd, Joanna Coles, Dan Bucatinsky,...
|2014_DC_DCC_CARToons_140228||129||DC Conspiracy -- CARToons exhibition closing|
Original and limited edition artwork by DC area cartoonists: Steven George Artley, Michael Auger, Carolyn Belefski, Andrew Cohen, Matt Dembicki, David Hagen, Teresa Roberts Logan, and Rafer Roberts
|2014_DC_Trabant_141108||67||International Spy Museum -- 8th Annual Parade of Trabants|
Eighth Annual Parade of Trabants
Where were you when the Wall fell? The Berlin Wall is long gone, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away—the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now affectionately regarded as a symbol of East Germany...
|2014_TN_McBrayer_140529||27||Investiture Ceremony for W. Neal McBrayer @ Nashville State Capitol|
Investiture Ceremony for W. Neal McBrayer as Judge of the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Middle Section.
|2014_MD_Baltimore_NYE_141231||6||MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2014/2015) -- Except Fireworks|
|2014_MD_Baltimore_NYE_FW_141231||78||MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2014/2015) -- Fireworks|
|2014_MD_Voting_140615||5||MD -- Primary placards @ Veterans Plaza|
|2014_MD_OMalley_141031||2||Metro Station -- Silver Spring -- Governor O'Malley campaigns|
He was at the Silver Spring metro campaigning for Anthony Brown who lost the race for Maryland governor.
|2014_DC_Anthem_140614||109||Natl Museum of Amer History -- Raise It Up! Anthem for America -- Misc|
Join us on June 14th as we host Raise It Up! Anthem for America, a national celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. On that day, people around the world will unite to sing our national anthem at 4:00 PM EDT and kick-off a Star-Spangled summer.
Here are three ways to celebrate...
|2014_DC_Navy_1812_140824||70||Naval Heritage Center -- Commemorates The Fallen At The Battle of Bladensburg, War of 1812|
As part of the Star Spangled Summer, a series of events in the DC region highlighting the War of 1812, the U.S. Navy Memorial will honor the loss of Navy Sailors and Marines of the Battle of Bladensburg with a commemorative wreath laying ceremony. The battle on August 24, 1814 was a momentous day for...
|2014_DC_Vietnam37_141205||73||Nixon Legacy Forum) -- Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords|
Nixon Legacy Forum: Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords
The National Archives hosts a Nixon Legacy Forum on President Richard M. Nixon, Vietnam, and the Paris Peace Accords. This event is free and open to the public and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum in...
|2014_NV_Carson_USA_140716||126||NV -- Carson City -- State Capitol -- Miss USA visit|
Miss USA 2014, Nia Sanchez from Nevada came for a visit.
|2014_NV_LV_Fremont_Container||36||NV -- Las Vegas -- Fremont Street -- Container Park|
|2014_NV_LV_Fremont_HAttack||20||NV -- Las Vegas -- Fremont Street -- Heart Attack|
Heart Attack Grill
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Heart Attack Grill is an American hamburger restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada (formerly located in Chandler, Arizona). It has courted controversy by serving high-calorie menu items with deliberately provocative names coupled with waitresses...
|2014_NV_LV_Fremont_LED||36||NV -- Las Vegas -- Fremont Street -- LED display|
|2014_NV_LV_Fremont_Murals||51||NV -- Las Vegas -- Fremont Street -- Murals|
|2014_NV_LV_Fremont_Ent||30||NV -- Las Vegas -- Fremont Street -- Public Entertainment|
|2014_NV_LV_Fremont||152||NV -- Las Vegas -- Fremont Street Experience|
|2014_VA_Arlington_UnkX_141225||18||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Ceremony: Christmas @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier|