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House History 101

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00 pm

This hands-on workshop will teach people how to research the history of their D.C. house using primary sources in Washingtoniana. Researchers will learn to use building permits, historic maps, city directories, newspapers and other resources to find out about the building and the people associated with it. This workshop will last two hours. Reservations requested, please reserve a ticket today.  
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Research 101: Washington Evening Star

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 12:00 pm

Learn how to use our resources, including databases, books and the Washington Evening Star archival collections to research this historic local newspaper. 
House

House History 101

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00 pm

This hands-on workshop will teach people how to research the history of their D.C. house using primary sources in Washingtoniana. Researchers will learn to use building permits, historic maps, city directories, newspapers and other resources to find out about the building and the people associated with it. This workshop will last two hours. Reservations requested, please reserve a ticket today.