dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
8 april 1968 & family w/ dog carries food, clothes

8 april 1968 & family w/ dog carries food, clothes

#OTD 8 April 1968 Family carries food and clothing they received from the Shaw project office (913 P St, NW). The adults collectively carry a trash can full of items and the child carries a sack full of items. 

Your comments are welcome below. Did you or your family visit the Shaw project office? What kinds of items were available? What do you remember about it? Did you know someone who worked or volunteered there? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Courtesy DCPL Special Collections, 9 April 1968. Paul Schmick, photographer.

9 april 1968 & taquiena boston diary entry on dr. king's funeral

9 april 1968 & taquiena boston diary entry on dr. king's funeral

7 april 1968 & grocery shopping amidst curfew

7 april 1968 & grocery shopping amidst curfew