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Getting Started with Washington, D.C. History   Tags: history, washington dc, washington dc history  

Resources to jump-start your Washington, D.C. history research.
Last Updated: Aug 26, 2014 URL: http://libguides.dclibrary.org/dchistory Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Welcome! This guide provides in-library and online resources related to the general history of Washington, DC. Use the tabs above to navigate. 

 

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Historic Sites in DC

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Daily Evening Star. May 16, 1853.

  • Washington Evening Star, 1852-1950
    Search and browse "scanned" copies of every page of every issue of the Star, long considered the "hometown paper of record" for the Nation’s Capital.

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