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Record Group 42 - Records of the Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital


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The Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital developed, constructed, altered, operated, and maintained public buildings and public parks in the District of Columbia. Select series in this record group pertain to African American employees and segregated facilities such as Howard University.

Clusters: DC Government

Textual Records

General Correspondence, 1907–1921

National Archives Identifier: 3330186
Indexed by: Index to the General Correspondence, 1907 - 1921 ( National Archives Identifier: 4294487) and List of Subjects and File Headings of the General Correspondence, 1907 - 1921 ( National Archives Identifier: 4294483).
These records must be screened before they can be made available for reference.

Selected Categories
  • File 95/288 - Table Showing Ratio of White and Colored Employees during the First Two Weeks in October 1915

Letters Received [Corporation of the City of Washington], 1791–1867

National Archives Identifier: 2839199
Indexed by: Indexes to Letters Received, Reports of the Surveyor, and Letters Sent, 1878–1897 ( National Archives Identifier: 2839206)
This series has been reproduced on microfilm: M371 - Records of the District of Columbia Commissioners and of the Offices Concerned With Public Buildings, 1791-1867.

Letters Received [Office of Public Buildings and Grounds], 1899-1906

National Archives Identifier: 3360596
Indexed by: Card Index to Letters Received, 1899 - 1906 ( National Archives Identifier: 4294441).

Selected Categories
  • File 790 - buildings and grounds of Howard University
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