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Daily Evening Star. May 16, 1853.
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Neighborhood history resources for Southeast DC.
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Resources for Southwest Washington, DC neighborhood research
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Resources for Northeast Washington, DC neighborhood history research.
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Resources to jump-start your Washington, D.C. history research.
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Resources to accompany the 2013 DC Reads book selection, "Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia".
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The homepage for DC Public Library Libguides.
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