Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

Aug 5, 2017 House History workshop at Library of Congress

Aug 5, 2017 House History workshop https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-history-day-tickets-36452140333 Sponsored by Humanities DC When: August 5, 2017 session 1: 10 am session 2: 1 pm register for just one session Where: Library … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Public Washington DC history resources – Library of Congress – DC City Directories (microfilm)

(–and paper) (and evening research hours) The Library of Congress is a superb public institution for researching Washington DC history. Contrary to perception it is not difficult to use, once you … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

House History Research Workshop – May 6

House History Day Research Workshop HumanitiesDC is excited to present the House History Day Research Workshop, in collaboration with the Library of Congress. REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-history-day-research-workshops-tickets-34077225900 Who: These workshops are open to … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sesqui-what? Truman Throws a Party for Washington

Sesqui-what? Truman Throws a Birthday Party for Washington, the National Capital By Matthew B. Gilmore* Full article here: http://intowner.com/2017/02/02/sesqui-what-truman-throws-a-party-for-washington/ In 1948 President Harry Truman announced the National Capital Sesquicentennial Celebration to … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Whither Washingtoniana? rumored plans

Something to bring to the November 9 community meeting at MLK Library at 6:30 p.m. A few rumors indicate several access points are planned: Georgetown’s Peabody Room, the Library of … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · 1 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