Washington, DC History

Facing Georgetown's History

A microcosm of the history of American slavery in a collection of the most important primary and secondary readings on slavery at Georgetown University and among the Maryland Jesuits

DC Jazz

The familiar history of jazz music in the United States begins with its birth in New Orleans, moves upstream along the Mississippi River to Chicago, then by rail into New York before exploding acro

Black Georgetown Remembered

Georgetown's little-known black heritage shaped a Washington, DC, community long associated with white power and privilege.

Between Freedom and Equality

An original history of six generations of an African American family living in Washington, DC 

George Washington's Final Battle

George Washington is remembered for leading the Continental Army to victory, presiding over the Constitution, and forging a new nation, but few know the story of his involvement in the establishmen

A Georgetown Life

An invaluable primary resource for understanding nineteenth-century America.

Spy Sites of New York City

Through every era of American history, New York City has been a battleground for international espionage, where secrets are created, stolen, and passed through clandestine meetings and covert commu

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