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Hometown History orientation: Performing Arts Collections & Resources

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DC History Center at the Carnegie Library

801 K Street, NW

2nd Floor, Kiplinger Research Library

Washington, DC 20001

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Join staff and volunteers of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. for an orientation to the Kiplinger Research Library!

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This orientation is an introduction to using the Kiplinger Research Library, with a focus on resources relating to theater, dance, music, and other performing arts here in Washington, D.C.

Highlighted resources will include the Washington, D.C., Theater collection, documenting through playbills, tickets, and other ephemera the history of local live theater and related performing arts from 1816 onwards; the records of the Friday Morning Music Club; political satire from Hexagon, Inc.; and costume sketches for dance performances from the Erika Thimey collection.

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DC History Center at the Carnegie Library

801 K Street, NW

2nd Floor, Kiplinger Research Library

Washington, DC 20001

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