Welcome to H-DC, Washington, D.C. History and Life, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. H-DC, a refereed, multi- and inter-disciplinary digital network, provides a means of communication and interaction for those who research, write, read, teach, collect, curate, and preserve Washington, DC history and culture and for those who work in cultural institutions located within DC, regardless of discipline.
As part of its commitment to broad dissemination of scholarship on the history of Washington, D.C., the semiannual Washington History publishes reviews of books, exhibits, films, and blogs. We are currently seeking reviewers to add to our list. If you would like to be considered, please email Review Editor Maria Mazzenga with the following information:
• A copy of your CV with current contact information
• A list of your areas of relevant interest and expertise
• A sample review of a history book, film, or review
Greetings: The DC Historic Preservation Office recently received and filed for hearing one historic landmark nomination:
501 I Street SW - Hawthorne School - Southeastern University Case 14-18 - ANC 6D
-nominated by Southwest Neighborhood Assembly
Public hearings for nominations will be scheduled by the Historic Preservation Review Board as their calendar permits under the authority of the Historic Landmark and Historic District Protection Act of 1978. The nominations are posted on the HPO website at:
Greetings: Tomorrow's HPRB hearing will be webcast live at 9:00 am. Citizens may view the hearing through this abbreviated URL: http://tinyurl.com/44u8rq8 Please select "View Live Video".
The agenda and staff reports are accessible on our website at: http://tinyurl.com/q7lebed
Please Note: The following July 24, 2014 cases are now withdrawn from the Agenda:
Anacostia Historic District
Anniversary of Note:
from the Archdiocese's blog
Happy Birthday Archdiocese of Washington!
Today we celebrate a special moment in our history. On this day 75 years ago, July 22, 1939, the Archdiocese of Washington was born.