Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

Snow history in Washington DC

The key book for the history of snow in Washington DC is: Blizzards and Snowstorms of Washington, D.C: A Photographic History of Washington’s Most Memorable Winter Storms., by Kevin Ambrose which … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Slide deck: Coming to Washington – 1800 – Humanitini 1 – 2016

January 7, 2016 Humanitini: DC’s Tapestry of Regional Cultures Busboys and Poets – Brookland Since its founding, Washington, DC has reflected the regional cultures brought to the city by waves … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Saving America’s Radio Heritage: Radio Preservation, Access, and Education February 25, 26, 27, 2016

This conference is free and open to those in the academic/archival/curatorial/preservation community who would like to attend.  Contact Kevin Palermo at kevinpalermo@gwmail.gwu.edu to register. If you would like to be … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Washington’s Lincoln: The First Monument to the Martyred President

Washington’s Lincoln: The First Monument to the Martyred President PUBLISHED: JANUARY 11TH, 2016 BY: Matthew B. Gilmore Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles. On May … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Library of Congress 2016 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program deadline upcoming

2016 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program [many interesting projects] http://www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/about.html Program Overview  | Program focus | Eligibility | Terms | Application Process Application Deadline | Selection Process | Subject Areas Program Overview The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment