dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
17 may 1968 #throwbackthursday & art

17 may 1968 #throwbackthursday & art

#OTD-ish 17 May 1968 #throwbackthursday features Laverne Mathews, a sophomore at Eastern High School, making a pan-African inspired sculpture out of paper mache.

Your comments are welcome below. Do you, a family member or neighbor know Mathews? Do you remember doing this kind of art work at Eastern or other high schools? Do you remember the art room? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Courtesy of DCPL Special Collections, Evening Star newspaper photo collection. 2 June 1971. Pete Schmidt, photographer.

18 may 1968 & poor people's campaign participants housed @coliseum

18 may 1968 & poor people's campaign participants housed @coliseum

16 may 1968 & tut tate

16 may 1968 & tut tate