News clips from News 4 Washington and On the Scene Newsfilm 7 (The Scene Tonight 7) about the controversy over the public's participation in the selection of the school superintendent for Washington, D.C. public schools. John Kinard, a member of the Citizen's Committee, charges the committee's involvement in the selection of the D.C. school superintendent was a fraud and explains the importance of citizen input in the selection of the superintendent. The News 4 Washington news report includes a response by Marion Barry, the D.C. School Board President, to Kinard's comments.
News program until 000654 (followed by The Magic Door with Louise Hutchinson; and Children Singing in Outdoor Concert). Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19731005.
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The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 2010 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892.
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The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 1990 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892. The collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.
The collection is arranged in four series:
Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family papers
Series 2: Charles Qualls papers
Series 3: Community Organizations
Series 4: Subject Files
The Dale family came to Washington, DC in 1886 when John Henry Dale, Sr., a gifted self-taught man, obtained a position as clerk in the newly contracted Pension Bureau building at 5th and G Streets, NW. First they lived near 13th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, then moved to Howard Road in Anacostia. Dale built a house at 2619 Nichols Avenue, now Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, drawing the plans and supervising the construction. The Dales and only one other family lived in this solidly built house for 100 years before it was sold to a church group and demolished.
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The Dale-Patterson Family collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on April 07, 2013.
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Marion Barry, Jr. talked about the landmarks and other highlights which can be found in far southeast Washington, D.C. He also talked about the history and media perception of far southeast Washington, D.C. Specifically, he spoke of change in housing patterns, community development, changes he observed in regards to schools and recreation, and the economic and health challenges of the area. Barry also spoke about his accomplishments while in public office, and his work with the Youth on the Rise program, which helped youth to learn how to politically organize.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
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