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Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material, circa 1969-2006

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Creator:
McGrath, Dorn C. Jr
Subject:
Anacostia Coordinating Council
Physical description:
2 boxes (1.29 linear feet)
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Collection descriptions
Newsletters
Reports
Ephemera
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1969
1969-2000
circa 1969-2006
Notes:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr., FAICP, is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Planning and Geography. He retired from the George Washington University in 2003 after 33 years on the faculty, where he was founder of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Director of the Institute for Urban Development Research, Chairman of the Department of Geography and Regional Science, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, and was one of the founders of the University's Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. Prof. McGrath also served as member of the adjunct faculty at the Johns Hopkins University , School for Advanced International Studies. From 1987-96 he served as Chairman of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City.
Summary:
The collection, which dates from circa 1969 to 2000 and measures 1.29 linear feet, documents the built and natural environment of the Anacostia neighborhood, as well as the activities of the Anacostia Coordinating Council, which sponsored the Historic Anacostia Revitalization Project, a survey of all buildings in the Anacostia Historic District. The collection consists of slides, newsletters, reports and ephemera.
Cite as:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dorn C. McGrath, Jr
Topic:
African American neighborhoods
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
Community development corporations
Community development
Urban renewal
Zoning
Local number:
ACMA 2007.7051
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Dorn C. McGrath, Jr. slides and other material circa 1969-2006
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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