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Historical Society of Washington DC
1307 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington DC 20036
Phone 202 785-2068
Web Site http://www.hswdc.org/
Description currently in Heurich House, building City Museum, scheduled to open in
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Research /Reading Library
Era 1894

DC
Washington
Howard University Gallery of Art
Childers Hall
2455 6th Street NW
Washington DC 20059
Phone 202 806-7070
Web Site http://www.founders.howard.edu/Art@Howard/GoA/default.htm
Description African and African American art and artifacts, Renaissance and Baroque, European prints
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings
Group Identity African American

Howard University Museum
Dorothy Porter Wesley Room, Founders Library
500 Howard Place NW
Washington DC
Phone 202 806-7240
Web Site http://www.founders.howard.edu/moorland-spingarn/MUSEUM.HTM
Description teaching museum with exhibits of artifacts and documents of people of African descent, part of Moorland Spingarn Research Center
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity African American

DC
Washington
Library of the Supreme Council
1733 16th Street NW
Washington DC 20009
Phone
Web Site
http://209.238.202.160/council/journal/jan00/sansbury.html
Description
Library of Masonic materials begun in 1878
Type of Resource
Museum
Group Identity
Masons
Research /Reading
Library

Lillian and Albert Small Jewish Museum
701 Third Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Phone 202 789-0900
Web Site http://www.jewishculture.org/jewishmuseums/small.htm
Description Jewish life in the DC area in historic synagogue
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Building Type Church
Group Identity Jewish
Research /Reading Library
Era 1876

DC
Washington
Marine Corps Historical Center
Washington Navy Yard
Washington DC 20003
Phone 202 433-0731
Web Site http://hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil/HD/General/Visitors_Researchers_Navy_Yard.htm
Description time tunnel with history of the Corps since 1775, special exhibit gallery, research facilities
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

DC
Washington
National Archives Exhibit Hall
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC  20408
Phone 866 325-7208
Web Site http://www.nara.gov/
E-mail NACE_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description the original Archives building houses the Declaration of Independence, US Constitution, and more -- closed for renovation until 2003
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research /Reading Archives
Owner/Operator: National Park Service

National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Phone 202 272-2448
Web Site www.nbm.org/
Alt Web www.nahro.org
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Architecture

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