The Resource Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records

Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records

Label
Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records, 1894-1989
Title
Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records
Inclusive dates
1894-1989
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Owner
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial materials, membership lists, and clippings regarding the activities of the Chillum Heights Citizens' Association. Collection also includes topical files on such subjects as D.C. Home Rule and suffrage, juvenile delinquency, crime, civil rights, racism, D.C. budgets, the Rock Creek expressway; as well as items from the Federation of Citizens Association and Neighbors Inc. Folders are arranged into three series: administrative materials; correspondence and minutes; and topics. The folders in the administrative and topical series are arranged alphabetically and folders in the correspondence/ minutes series are arranged chronologically
Biographical or historical data
The Chillum Heights Citizens' Association was known as the Citizens Association of Rock Creek Church Road and Vicinity when organized in April 1894. A few months later, the name was changed to Woodburn Citizens' Association and finally to the Chillum Heights Citizens' Association. Throughout the Association's history members advocated for neighborhood safety, education, and city projects affecting residents of Chillum Heights. At its peak of organization the Association included committees on various topics that advocated for Chillum Heights throughout the District.
Cataloging source
DWP
Language note
English
Location of other archival material
Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia Records (028) https://washingtoniana.dclibrary.org/repositories/2/resources/96 7
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Chillum Heights Citizens' Association
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  • Citizens' associations
  • Community organization
  • Neighborhoods
  • Fort Totten (Washington, D.C.)
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Label
Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records
Link
https://thepeoplesarchive.dclibrary.org/repositories/2/resources/982
Instantiates
Note
Collection title devised by cataloger
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1240366309
Extent
  • 1.5
  • 4
Governing access note
To view collection, call (202)727-1213, e-mail peoples.archive@dc.gov, or see more information here: dclibrary.org/thepeoplesarchive/appointments
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
The collection was donated to the Library in 1986 and in 1992 by Dino Drudi.
Type of unit
  • Linear feet
  • Boxes
Label
Chillum Heights Citizens' Association Records
Link
https://thepeoplesarchive.dclibrary.org/repositories/2/resources/982
Note
Collection title devised by cataloger
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1240366309
Extent
  • 1.5
  • 4
Governing access note
To view collection, call (202)727-1213, e-mail peoples.archive@dc.gov, or see more information here: dclibrary.org/thepeoplesarchive/appointments
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
The collection was donated to the Library in 1986 and in 1992 by Dino Drudi.
Type of unit
  • Linear feet
  • Boxes
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