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GW Libraries Awarded Grant to Establish D.C. Africana Archives Project

The George Washington University - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 10:38
January 6, 2014

The Special Collections Research Center at GW Libraries will partner with the CCAS Africana Studies Department and archives throughout the city to document the African American experience in Washington DC thanks to a $496,000 grant.  Learn more about the D.C Africana Archives Project (DCAAP), a collaborative initiative to document African American and African diaspora culture, history and politics in D.C.and the Council on Libraries and Information grant funding it in the GW Today article.

Interesting Find in the NEA Collection: Esther Bubley Photograph

The George Washington University - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 20:14

Esther Bubley was an American photographer known for capturing images of everyday life and ordinary people.  Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Frick Art & Historical Center and the Library of Congress.  You can find more information about her life and work

January Collection of the Month: D.C. Front Runners records

The George Washington University - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 08:00

Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of the D.C.

Dr. Janet Travell, the President's Physician

The George Washington University - Mon, 12/30/2013 - 09:46

Rescued from the digital depths of the Gelman website, the Special Collections Research Center has reformatted and spruced up our 2003 online exhibit, "The President's Physician: The Life and Legacy of Dr.