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Compilation of Periodical Literature: D.C. Government Cluster

Record Groups 42, 66, 132, 302, 328, 351, 418

  1. "Americans in Paris: NARA Exhibit Highlights History Made by Diplomats, Soldiers, Authors". Prologue 37, no.2 (Summer 2005): 42-47.
    RG066/RG204/JFK Library/JC Library

  2. Abell, Julie D. and Petar D. Glumac. "Beneath the MCI Center: Insights into Washington's Historic Water Supply". Washington History 9, no.1 (Spring-Summer 1997): 24-41.

  3. Arbelbide, C.L. "With Easter Monday You Get Egg Roll at the White House". Prologue 32, no.1 (Spring 2000): 24-35.
    Online version
    RG042/RG077/DDE Library/RMN Library/JC Library/RR Library

  4. Barnes, William R. "A National Controversy in Miniature: The District of Columbia Struggle over Public Housing and Redevelopment, 1943-46". Prologue 9, no.2 (Summer 1977): 91-104.
    RG302/RG328/FDR Library

  5. Barthold, Elizabeth. "The Predicament of the 'Parklets': Understanding Washington's Smaller Parks". Washington History 5, no.1 (Spring-Summer 1993): 28-45.
    NARA maps/RG042

  6. Berebitsky, Julie. "'To Raise as Your Own': The Growth of Legal Adoption in Washington". Washington History 6, no.1 (Spring/Summer 1994): 4-26.

  7. Black, Alysha E. "Making the Most of the Archives: Finding White House Documentary Sources at the National Archives". White House History 9 (Spring 2001): 4-13.
    RG039/RG042/RG046/RG048/RG066/RG079/RG121/RG130/RG217/RG220/ RG233/RG287/NARA photos

  8. Bochert, James. "Urban Neighborhood and Community: Informal Group Life, 1850-1970". Journal of Interdisciplinary History 11, no.4 (Spring 1981): 607-631.

  9. Bowling, Kenneth R. "Neither in a Wigwam nor the Wilderness: Competitors for the Federal Capital, 1787-1790". Prologue 20, no.3 (Fall 1988): 163-179.

  10. Bowling, Kenneth R. "The Other G.W.". Washington History 3, no.2 (Fall/Winter 1991-1992): 4-21.

  11. Bushong, William B. "Glenn Brown and the Planning of the Rock Creek Valley". Washington History 14, no.1 (Spring/Summer 2002): 56-71.

  12. Bushong, William B. "Presidents as Horsemen". White House History 19 (Fall 2006): 4-19.
    RG042/JFK Library/LBJ Library/RR Library

  13. Bushong, William B. "Ruin and Regeneration". White House History 4 (Fall 1998): 24-32.

  14. Butler, Stuart L. and Graeme McCluggage. "Taking Measure of America: Records in the Cartographic and Architectural Branch". Prologue 23, no.1 (Spring 1991): 41-57.
    RG019/RG023/RG026/RG028/RG029/ RG037/RG042/RG046/RG048/RG049/ RG054/RG057/RG066/RG074/RG075/ RG076/RG077/RG083/RG092/RG096/ RG114/RG115/RG121/RG145/RG196/ RG233/RG241/RG313/RG328/RG331/ RG370/RG373/RG393/RG456

  15. Carroll, Dillon J. "'The God Who Shielded Me Before, Yet Watches Over Us All': Confederate Soldiers, Mental Illness, and Religion". Civil War History 61, no.3 (September 2015): 252-280.

  16. Cherkasky, Mara with Athena V. Scott. "'They Want Us Out of This Place': How One DC Family Lost Five Homes to Eminent Domain". Washington History 34, no.2 (Fall 2022): 6-23.

  17. Chestnut, Trichita. "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS (1954): The National Archives Resources". Black History Bulletin 67, no.1-4 (Jan-Dec 2004): 9-15.
    RG351/RG012/RG021/RG060/RG267/DDE Library/JFK Library/LBJ Library

  18. Chornesky, Michael B. "Confederate Island upon the Union's 'Most Hallowed Ground': The Battle to Interpret Arlington House, 1921-1937". Washington History 27, no.1 (Spring 2015): 20-33.

  19. Daniels, Maygene. "District of Columbia Building Permits". American Archivist 38, no.1 (January 1975): 23-30.

  20. Deeben, John P. "To Protect and to Serve: The Records of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 1861-1930". Prologue 40, no.1 (Spring 2008): 50-57.
    Online version

  21. Dryden, Steve. "'No Ignoble Stream': The Burial of Rock Creek's Piney Branch". Washington History 33, no.1 (Spring 2021): 10-21.

  22. Everly, Elaine C. and Howard H. Wehmann. "The War Office Fire of 1800". Prologue 31, no.1 (Spring 1999): 22-35.
    RG021/RG042/RG045/RG046/RG064/RG107/RG111/RG127/RG217/RG233 RG267/RG351

  23. Falck, Zachary J.S. "Controlling the Weed Nuisance in Turn-of-the-Century American Cities". Environmental History 7, no.4 (October 2002): 611-631.

  24. Fisher, Allen and Ted Gittinger. "LBJ Champions the Civil Rights Act of 1964". Prologue 36, no.2 (Summer 2004): 10-19.
    Online version
    RG302/RG306/LBJ Library

  25. George, Joseph, Jr. "'Nature's First Law': Louis J. Weichmann and Mrs. Surrat". Civil War History 28, no.2 (June 1982): 101-127.

  26. Gilmore, Matthew and Kim Prothro Williams. "Moving Buildings: The Case of the Burrows Farmhouse". Washington History 28, no.2 (Fall 2016): 49-52.

  27. Gordon, Martin K., Barry R. Sude, and Ruth Ann Overbeck. "Chemical Testing in the Great War: The American University Experiment Station". Washington History 6, no.1 (Spring/Summer 1994): 28-45.

  28. Gustafson, Milton O. "The Empty Shrine: The Transfer of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution to the National Archives". American Archivist 39, no.3 (July 1976): 271-285.
    RG059/RG064/RG066/RG121/FDR Library/HST Library

  29. Harris, C. M. "Washington's Gamble, L'Enfant's Dream: Politics, Design, and the Founding of the National Capital". William and Mary Quarterly 56, no.3 (July 1999): 527-564.

  30. Harris, C.M. "The Politics of Public Building: William Thornton and President's Square". White House History 3 (Spring 1998): 46-59.

  31. Harrison, Michael R. "The 'Evil of the Misfit Subdivisions': Creating the Permanent System of Highways of the District of Columbia". Washington History 14, no.1 (Spring/Summer 2002): 26-55.

  32. Heger, Kenneth W. "Strategies for Reconstructing Careers of Foreign Service Officers". Prologue 31, no.1 (Spring 1999): 74-81.
    Online version

  33. Helfrich, Kurt. "Modernism for Washington? The Kennedys and the Redesign of Lafayette Square". Washington History 8, no.1 (Spring-Summer 1996): 16-37.
    RG066/RG269/DDE Library/NARA photos

  34. Jameson, John R. "The National Park System in the United States: An Overview with a Survey of Selected Government Documents and Archival Materials". Government Publications Review 7A, no.2 (1980): 145-158.
    RG022/RG030/RG035/RG039/RG042/RG046/RG048/RG049/RG057/RG066/RG069/RG070/RG079/RG092/RG094/RG096/RG098/RG107/RG121/RG135/ RG153/RG187/RG217/RG233/RG328

  35. Janney, Caroline E. "War over a Shrine of Peace: The Appomattox Peace Monument and Retreat from Reconciliation". Journal of Southern History 77, no.1 (February 2011): 91-120.

  36. Johnston, James H. "Every Picture Tells a Story: A Narrative Portrait of Yarrow Mamout". Maryland Historical Magazine 103, no.4 (Winter 2008): 416-431.

  37. Kahrl, Andrew W. "'The Slightest Semblance of Unruliness': Steamboat Excursions, Pleasure Resorts, and the Emergence of Segregation Culture on the Potomac River". Journal of American History 94, no.4 (March 2008): 1108-1136.

  38. Kasun, Leo J. "Henry Arthur Taft: Glimpses of Everyday Life". Washington History 2, no.1 (Spring 1990): 50-67.

  39. Kirk, Elise K. "A New Look at the John F. Kennedys and the Arts". White House History 14 (Winter 2004): 39-51.
    RG042/JFK Library/NARA photos

  40. Kirk, Elise K. "Music at the White House: Lyrical Images of America". Prologue 22, no.3 (Fall 1990): 239-251.
    RG042/GRF Library/JC Library/JFK Library/RMN Library

  41. Kleiman, Miriam. "Rich, Famous, and Questionably Sane: When a Wealthy Heir's Family Sought Help from a Hospital for the Insane". Prologue 39, no.2 (Summer 2007): 38-47.
    Online version

  42. Kramer, Angela. "Hattie Sewell and the Peirce Mill Teahouse: A Black Businesswoman in 1920s Washington". Washington History 34, no.2 (Fall 2022): 51-59.

  43. Kratz, Jessie. "'P.S.: You Had Better Remove the Records': Early Federal Archives and the Burning of Washington during the War of 1812". Prologue 46, no.2 (Summer 2014): 36-44.
    Online version

  44. Lemay, Kate Clarke. "Politics in the Art of War: The American War Cemeteries". International Journal of Military History and Historiography 38 (2018): 223-254.

  45. Lessoff, Alan. "Washington Insider: The Early Career of Charles Moore". Washington History 6, no.2 (Fall-Winter 1994-95): 64-80.
    RG066/NARA photos

  46. Lockwood, John. "The Men - and the Women - Who Built the Washington Monument". Prologue 48, no.1 (Spring 2016): 6-12.
    Online version

  47. Lockwood, John. "Topping Off the Tip: How Aluminum Found Its Way onto the Washington Monument". Prologue 46, no.2 (Summer 2014): 6-12.

  48. Mackintosh, Barry. "A Partially Fulfilled Dream: The George Washington Memorial Parkway in Maryland". Maryland Historical Magazine 91, no.4 (Winter 1996): 404-425.

  49. Maxwell, M. Marie. "Discovering your Neighborhood: How to Use National Archives Records to Find Out More about Where You Live". Prologue 47, no.3 (Fall 2015): 54-62.

  50. McCoy, Donald R. "The Struggle to Establish a National Archives in the United States". Prologue 16, no.2 (Summer 1984): 75-90.

  51. McCutchan, Mary F. "Dupont Memorial Fountain Celebrating 75 Years". CRM 19, no.4 (1996): 49-51.

  52. McMillen, Frances M. and James S. Kane. "Institutional Memory: The Records of St. Elizabeths Hospital at the National Archives". Prologue 42, no.2 (Summer 2010): 46-53.
    Online version

  53. McNatt, Mary Clare. "Taking a Stand for Integrated Housing". Social Education 81, no.2 (March-April 2017): 118-122.

  54. McNeil, Priscilla W. "Rock Creek Hundred: Land Conveyed for the Federal City". Washington History 3, no.1 (Spring/Summer 1991): 34-51.

  55. McNeil, Priscilla. "Pretty Prospects: The History of a Land Grant". Washington History 14, no.2 (Fall/Winter 2002): 6-25.

  56. Mihesuah, Devon A. "Nede Wade 'Ned' Christie and the Outlaw Mystique". Chronicles of Oklahoma 93, no.3 (Fall 2015): 260-289.

  57. Miller, Nathan. "'The Bride at Every Wedding': Theodore Roosevelt in the White House". Prologue 26, no.4 (Winter 1994): 214-223.

  58. Millikan, Frank Rives. "St. Elizabeths Hospital: End of the Cathedral Era". Washington History 1, no.2 (Fall 1989): 26-41.
    NARA photo/RG418/RG048

  59. Millikan, Neal. "The Historical Presidency: The First President and the Federal City: George Washington and the Creation of Washington, DC". Presidential Studies Quarterly 47, no.2 (June 2017): 365-377.

  60. Murphy, Nathan W. "Cornelius McDermott Roe: Indentured Servant to George Washington". National Genealogical Society Quarterly 95, no.2 (June 2007): 135-146.

  61. Naulin, Melissa. "'Proud Housewife': Mamie Eisenhower Collects for the White House". White House History 21 (Fall 2007): 50-67.
    RG066/DDE Library

  62. Naulin, Melissa. "James Monroe's White House Plateau: 'A perfect riot of festooned railings and graceful figures'". White House History 23 (Summer 2008): 18-33.
    RG042/RG217/HH Library

  63. Nicholson, Claudia J. "Washington: Behind the Monuments". Prologue 22, no.1 (Spring 1990): 81-89.
    RG042/RG077/RG111/RG121/RG328/RG351/FDR Library

  64. Park, Sharon C. "Finding Mr. Bullfinch's 'Features': The Mystery of the Classical Gateposts and Gatehouses along the National Mall". Washington History 33, no.1 (Spring 2021): 51-61.

  65. Paul, Marilyn. "Designs for Democracy: 200 Years of Drawings from the National Archives". Prologue 30, no.1 (Spring 1998): 54-61.

  66. Polter, Julie. "Dreams, Schemes, and Plat Maps: Mary Logan and Columbia Heights". Washington History 19 and 20 (2007-2008): 30-49.

  67. Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Houses of Worship and Religious Activities in Federal Records". NGS Magazine 43, no.1 (January-March 2017): 47-50.

  68. Purdy, Virginia C. "A Temple to Clio: The National Archives Building". Prologue 16, no.2 (Summer 1984): 91-106.

  69. Raphael, Marc Lee. "'Our Treasury Is Empty and Our Bank Account Is Overdrawn': Washington Hebrew Congregation, 1855-1872". American Jewish History 84, no.2 (June 1996): 81-98.

  70. Roe, Donald. "The Dual School System in the District of Columbia, 1862-1954: Origins, Problems, Protests". Washington History 16, no.2 (Fall/Winter 2004-2005): 26-43.

  71. Sandage, Scott A. "A Marble House Divided: The Lincoln Memorial, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Politics of Memory, 1939-1963". Journal of American History 80, no.1 (June 1993): 135-167.

  72. Schamel, Charles E. "Untapped Resources: Private Claims and Private Legislation in the Records of the U.S. Congress". Prologue 27, no.1 (Spring 1995): 44-57.
    Online version

  73. Schrag, Zachary M. "Mapping Metro, 1955-1968: Urban, Suburban, and Metropolitan Alternatives". Washington History 13, no.1 (Spring/Summer 2001): 4-23.

  74. Scott, Gary. "The Quarries at Aquia and Seneca". White House History 3 (Spring 1998): 32-37.

  75. Scott, Pamela. "'The City of Living Green': An Introduction to Washington's Street Trees". Washington History 18, no.1/2 (2006): 20-45.

  76. Seale, William. "About the Gold Spoon Oration". White House History 10 (Winter 2002): 4-11.

  77. Seale, William. "Best Foot Forward: White House Social Rules in the Time of Theodore Roosevelt". Prologue 24, no.3 (Fall 1992): 215-225.

  78. Seale, William. "James Hoban: Builder of the White House". White House History 22 (Spring 2008): 5-17.

  79. Seale, William. "The Design of Lafayette Park". White House History 2 (June 1997): 6-19.

  80. Seale, William. "The Stonemasons Who Built the White House". White House History 3 (Spring 1998): 16-31.

  81. Seale, William. "The White House before the Fire". White House History 4 (Fall 1998): 18-23.

  82. Seale, William. "The White House in John Adam's Presidency". White House History 7 (Spring 2000): 26-35.

  83. Shoenfeld, Sarah Jane. "Say Their Names". Washington History 32, no.1-2 (Fall 2020): 55-58.

  84. Stillman, Damie. "Six Houses for the President". Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 129, no.4 (October 2005): 411-431.

  85. Summers, Martin. "'Suitable Care of the African When Afflicted With Insanity': Race, Madness, and Social Order in Comparative Perspective". Bulletin of the History of Medicine 84, no.1 (Spring 2010): 58-91.

  86. Tangires, Helen. "Contested Space: The Life and Death of Center Market". Washington History 7, no.1 (Spring-Summer 1995): 46-67.
    RG042/RG083/RG233/NARA photos

  87. Thomas, Christopher A. "The Marble of the Lincoln Memorial: 'Whitest, Prettiest, and ... Best'". Washington History 5, no.2 (Fall-Winter 1993-94): 42-63.
    RG042/RG066/RG079/NARA photos

  88. Vivian, James F. "Splendid Isolation: Argentina, the United States, and the San Martin Monument in Washington, 1921-1925". North Dakota Quarterly 45, no.2 (Spring 1977): 24-35.

  89. Williams, Kim Prothro. "The Garden Club of America Entrance Markers to Washington". Washington History 19 and 20 (2007-2008): 68-75.

  90. Ziolkowski, John E. "The Parthenon Stone in the Washington Monument". Prologue 25, no.4 (Winter 1993): 374-381.