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Query - Buchanan administration era social circles in Washington DC

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Having had little success with this posting last year, I'm trying again. Anyone else trying to reconstruct Washington D.C. circles? I don't care if your input deals with the Indian Office intrigues; I'd love anything at all that helps pinpoint the power brokers, especially of the Buchanan Administration.

I have two new tidbits to offer others who are working on reconstructing social relationships at Washington...

U.S. Capitol Historical Society symposium, Reconstruction and the Long Reconstruction: 150 Years toward Freedom - May 2 and May 3, 2019

2019 Symposium: Long Reconstruction

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society announces its upcoming annual symposium, Reconstruction and the Long Reconstruction: 150 Years toward Freedom. On Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3, 2019, speakers from across the country will explore the post-Civil War Reconstruction period and the “Long Reconstruction,” which continued into the twentieth century. Topics range from Ulysses S.

Registration opens for May 8 DC Preservation Awards program

Registration is now open to attend the 2019 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation. This year’s program will take place Wednesday, May 8 at the historic DAR Constitution Hall. Cosponsored by the Historic Preservation Office, the DC Preservation League, and Daughters of the American Revolution, the awards celebrate preservation excellence in design and construction, volunteerism and community involvement, stewardship and education.

DC Emancipation Day at the National Archives - April 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

DC Emancipation Day at the National Archives

DC Emancipation Day and the
Emancipation Proclamation
Tuesday, April 16,, at 7:00 p.m.
William G. McGowan Theater

In celebration of DC Emancipation Day, join us for a
discussion of both documents, which are on special
display this evening. Moderated by Howard University
Professor, Edna Greene Medford, panelists include Bowie
State University Professor Roger Davidson; historian and
author C. R. Gibbs; and Howard University Professor,
Elizabeth Clark-Lewis.

Hurlbut-Walker Memorial Research Forum: CALL FOR PROPOSALS - deadline April 30, 2019

Hurlbut-Walker Memorial Research Forum: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives is accepting proposals January 18 - April 30, 2019 for our annual summer research forum with the following objectives:

Honor the Life, Memory, and Contributions of Richard L. Hurlbut and James D. Walker.

Introduce and Engage the public with the Sumner Museum Collection.

Promote the work and valued research of individuals who have used the Sumner Archives as one of their major resources for a finished work; i.e. book, dissertation, film, community project, etc.

Tudor Place - A Remarkable Friendship Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Martha Custis Williams Carter, A Remarkable Friendship - Apr 23, 2019

Landmark Lecture: A Remarkable Friendship
Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Martha Custis Williams Carter, A Remarkable Friendship, presented by Alexandra Deutsch, Vice-President of Collections & Interpretation, Maryland Historical Society

Alexandra Deutsch and Her Book

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