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Inauguration of Washington, D.C. Mayor and City Council

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Creator:
WTOP-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
WMAL-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Washington, Walter E. 1915-2003
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1975
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Summary:
At the district building in Washington, D.C., John Duncan - former commissioner - recognizes services of those who previously served on the city council. James Lynn - secretary of Housing and Urban Development (H.U.D.) - delivers statement regarding the significance of D.C. home rule. Swearing in of city council members, including Marion S. Barry, Julius W. Hobson, Sr., Rev. Douglas E. Moore, Jerry E. Moore, Jr., David A. Clarke, James L. Coates, Arrington Dixon, Willie J. Hardy, Polly Shackleton, William Spaulding, John A. Wilson, and Nadine Winter. Swearing in of and remarks by City Council Chairman Sterling Tucker. Swearing in of and remarks by Mayor Walter E. Washington, the first elected mayor of Washington, D.C. Television spokespeople talk about the accomplishments of each city council member during their swearing in.
Inauguration ceremony. Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19750102.
Cite as:
Inauguration of Washington, D.C. Mayor and City Council, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Politics and government
Rites and ceremonies
Oaths
Home rule
Municipal home rule
Local number:
ACMA AV000818
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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