curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
orientation re washingtoniana materials @historical society, 20 May

orientation re washingtoniana materials @historical society, 20 May

Select Washingtoniana (DCPL) materials are now at the Historical Society of Washington, DC (HSW).  DCPL & HSW are hosting an orientation session on Saturday 20 May 2017, 2-4pm, at the Kiplinger Research Library in the Carnegie Building @Mount Vernon Square.

Click here for registration information.

The Washingtoniana materials now @HSW include:

---Evening Star Photo Collection - Entire collection is accessible.
---DC Historical Image Collection - Entire collection is accessible. 
---Vertical Files - All subject files are accessible. 
---DC Punk Archive and Go-Go Archive - All processed collections are accessible. 
---Book Collection - Washingtoniana books not duplicated at the Historical Society are accessible. 
---Historic Building Permits (microfilm) - Permits from 1877 to 1949 are accessible. 
---Directories (microfilm) - City directories (1822-1973), Haines Criss-Cross directories (1974-present) and telephone directories (1907-present) are accessible. 
---Historic DC Newspapers (microfilm) - Historic local newspapers not available digitally are accessible on microfilm.
---Historic DC Regulations - Historic resources not duplicated at local law libraries are accessible.
---Tax assessment directories (microfilm) - Tax assessments (1874-2010) and Lusk’s sales directories are accessible.
---Genealogy Materials - Print resources and DC marriage records (microfiche) are accessible.

Access info:

Patrons requesting access to the DCPL Washingtoniana Collection at HSW should contact DCPL staff (wash.dcpl@dc.gov or 202-727-1213) to request an appointment in the Kiplinger Research Library, noting specifically the material they are requesting to access and the requested appointment time. Appointments are available Tuesday-Friday between 10am and 4pm and one Saturday per month; please check calendar at DCHistory.org for Saturday dates. DCPL staff will respond to the request as promptly as possible.

Photo source:  Bobak Ha'Eri/Wikipedia.

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