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Call Number/Catalog Number DCHPO BIA
Title Blacks in the Arts survey
Collection-level Call Number/Catalog Number DCHPO
Collection D.C. Historic Preservation Office (DC HPO) Historical, Architectural and Cu
Object Name Field documentation
Description The "Blacks in the Arts" survey is a cultural resources survey done in 1988 intended to identify the built environment associated with black artists, and the institutions that supported them, at the time of racial segregation in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington DC. The "Blacks in the Arts" survey includes on-site survey forms and archival survey forms along with supporting documentation and photographs. The survey forms are organized by square and lot number. A completed narrative description of historic context is included. Included squares and lots are as follows:
Square 0174, Lot 0069
Square 0191, Lot 0010
Square 0191, Lot 0014
Square 0193, Lot 0120
Square 0194, Lot 0071
Square 0194, Lot 0803
Square 0205, Lot 0830
Square 0206, Lot 0025
Square 0206, Lot 0137
Square 0206, Lot 0202
Square 0208, Lot 0044
Square 0209, Lot 0084
Square 0236 Lot 0031
Square 0236, Lot 0031
Square 0236, Lot 0057
Square 0237, Lot 0154
Square 0237, Lot 0183
Square 0237, Lot 0800
Square 0238, Lot 0032
Square 0238, Lot 0093
Square 0239, Lot 0801
Square 0240, Lot 0045
Square 0240, Lot 0803
Square 0240, Lot 0803
Square 0241, Lot 0073
Square 0242, Lot 0826
Square 0242, Lot 0836
Square 0273, Lot 0046
Square 0273, Lot 0801
Square 0273, Lot 0806
Square 0274, Lot 0113
Square 0274, Lot 0126
Square 0274, Lot 0131
Square 0274, Lot 0802
Square 0275, Lot 0045
Square 0275, Lot 0804
Square 0276, Lot 0806
Square 0277, Lot 0020
Square 0277, Lot 0816
Square 0277, Lot 0819
Square 0305, Lot 0057
Square 0306, Lot 0801
Square 0308, Lot 0007
Square 0308, Lot 0007
Square 0332, Lot 0080
Square 0335, Lot 0010
Square 0335, Lot 0030
Square 0335, Lot 0042
Square 0335, Lot 0800
Square 0335, Lot 0801
Square 0338, Lot 0810
Square 0340, Lot 0065
Square 0358, Lot 0056
Square 0360, Lot 0040
Square 0360, Lot 0040
Square 0360, Lot 0046
Square 0360, Lot 0049
Square 0360, Lot 0075
Square 0360, Lot 0093
Square 0361, Lot 0015-0016-0017
Square 0361, Lot 0823
Square 0361, Lot 0834
Square 0362, Lot 0102
Square 0362, Lot 0213
Square 0362, Lot 0215
Square 0362, Lot 0230
Square 0362, Lot 0234
Square 0363, Lot 0001
Square 0363, Lot 0074
Square 0365, Lot 0800-0814
Square 0367, Lot 0012
Square 0393, Lot 0804
Square 0393, Lot 0804
Square 0441, Lot 0814
Square 0445, Lot 0185
Square 0476, Lot 0004
Square 0478, Lot 0055-0811
Square 0478, Lot 0819
Square 0479, Lot 0800
Square 0513, Lot 0820
Square 0555, Lot 0142
Square 0617, Lot 0078
Square 3093, Lot 0043
Square 3093, Lot 0805
Subjects African American churches Washington (D.C.)
African American poets
African Americans in art.
Howard Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Shaw (Washington, D.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Shaw (Washington, D.C.)--History.
Howard University.
African American churches Washington (D.C.) History.
African American fraternal organizations.
African Americans Social life and customs.
African Americans--Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs.
African Americans--Washington (D.C.)--Societies, etc.
Search Terms Shaw
African Americans -- entertainment
Freedman's Bank Building
Excelsior Club
Republic Theatre
Lincoln Theatre
Dunbar Theatre
Broadway Theatre
Alamo, The
Gem Theatre
Lincoln Colonnade
Odd Fellows Hall
Pythian Temple
Club Bali
Cafe Deluxe
Howard, neighborhood
Admin/Biographical History

People Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Davis, Arthur P.
Johnson, Georgia Douglas Camp, 1886-1966
Dates of Creation 1987-1988
Early date 1987
Late date 1988
Level of description Series
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