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Matthew B. Gilmore

Category Archives: Washington DC house history research

1887 Hopkins online once again

Click (bookmark this link): https://digdc.dclibrary.org/islandora/object/dcplislandora%3A29055 this is a followup to the post: Hopkins real estate maps (1887 and later) offline at DCPL’s DigDC website — DCRA Surdocs alternative Be aware that … Continue reading

January 23, 2019 · 1 Comment

Hopkins real estate maps (1887 and later) offline at DCPL’s DigDC website — DCRA Surdocs alternative

Hopkins real estate maps (1887 and later) offline at DCPL’s DigDC website — DCRA Surdocs alternative DiGDC https://digdc.dclibrary.org/ The 1887 and later Hopkins atlases are offline currently (they are not … Continue reading

January 2, 2019 · 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

Public Washington DC history resources – NARA – DC City Directories (paper)

The National Archives (I) at Pennsylvania Avenue between 7th and 9th Streets NW https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/washington  is a superb public institution for researching Washington DC history. Contrary to perception it is not … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · 3 Comments

Public Washington DC history resources – NARA – DC Building Permits

The National Archives (I) at Pennsylvania Avenue between 7th and 9th Streets NW https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/washington  is a superb public institution for researching Washington DC history. Contrary to perception it is not … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Capital Streetcars: Early Mass Transit in Washington, D.C.–book talks by John DeFerrari

You can hear John DeFerrari speak about his newly published Capital Streetcars: Early Mass Transit in Washington, D.C. at one of these upcoming events: Saturday, Sep 26, 1:00pm – Georgetown Neighborhood … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Washington DC House History Resources

House History Resources Building and Neighborhood History [click here for PDF to download and click the embedded links on that PDF] 2014 version of the pathfinder to doing house/building/neighborhood history … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 6 Comments