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Washingtoniana, 1945The Black Studies CenterThe Peabody Room
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library has closed for modernization. Collections are now available by appointment at the following partner locations as well as The Peabody Room at Georgetown Library.

Washingtoniana Reference & Photos

Historical Society of Washington, DC
At the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square
801 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20001


Schedule an Appointment
Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. by appointment and walk-in ready reference 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.;
One Saturday per month, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. by appointment

Collections Available

DC Community Archives & Periodicals

Library of Congress
Newspaper and Current Periodicals Room
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540


Appointments begin June 5:
Schedule an Appointment 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,
10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. by appointment;
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday,
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. by appointment

Collections Available



The Peabody Room

Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R St. NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20007


Monday & Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
2nd & 4th Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Also open by appointment.

Peabody Room Collections

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