dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
24 march 1968 & petworth school

24 march 1968 & petworth school

#OTD-ish 24 March 1968 #oldschoolsaturday Students at Petworth School (8th & Shepherd Sts NW) listen to the Marshall Hawkins band: Harold Chavis on drums, Marshall Hawkins on bass and Frank Maxwell on piano. The concert was part of a larger program to bring live jazz into schools.

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Photo source: Courtesy DCPL Special Collections, 24 February 1967. Ken Heinen, photographer.

25 march 1968 & free theater series on vietnam

25 march 1968 & free theater series on vietnam

23 march 1968 & howard u students end takeover

23 march 1968 & howard u students end takeover