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Washington Studies Conference

  • 05 Nov 2010
  • 8:00 AM
  • 06 Nov 2010
  • 6:00 PM
  • Sumner School, 1201 17th Street, NW
You are invited to join historians, preservationists, neighborhood researchers, students, collectors, and history buffs at the 37th Annual Washington Studies Conference.

Friday, November 5
  • Plenary Lecture: D.C.;s Built Environment
  • African American Activism in D.C.
  • History of D.C. Newspapers from 1800 to Today
  • Education, Social Services, and Reform
  • Teaching D.C.'s Civil War History to K-12 Students
  • The Plight of D.C. Records: An Update
  • Leticia Woods Brown Memorial Lecture: Washington's U Street by BLair Ruble
Saturday, November 6
  • The National Mall and Design of D.C.
  • Race, Identity, and Civil Rights in D.C., 1790-1900
  • Women and Social Organizations
  • Historical Perspectives on D.C.'s LGBT Religious and Spiritual Communities
  • Documentation: Prince George's County and Washington, D.C.
Registration and additional information available at or (202) 383-1890.

Mailing Address:
Union Station
 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
P.O. Box 1653 Washington, DC 20002
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