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October 2018

First of a Four Film Series: THE CAMPAIGNS OF MOLLY HUNDLEY

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Andromeda Transcultural Health,
14th and Decatur NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

In conjunction with the Community Alliance for Upper Fourteenth Street (CAUFS), Chowan Discovery is showing four documentaries  October 2, 5, 9 and 12.  All times are at 6:30 pm  at at Andromeda Transcultural Health at 14th and Decatur Streets in Washington, DC. From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The film’s title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive…

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AUNT and FORT STEVENS film to be shown near story’s site.

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Andromeda Transcultural Health,
14th and Decatur NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
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Elizabeth Proctor Thomas, 1824 - 1917. In conjunction with the Community Alliance for Upper Fourteenth Street (CAUFS), Chowan Discovery is showing four documentaries  October 2, 5, 9 and 12.  All times are at 6:30 pm  at at Andromeda Transcultural Health at 14th and Decatur Streets in Washington, DC. The property of an African American farmer and landowner, Elizabeth “Aunt Betty” Thomas, was taken by the U.S. Army in order to build Fort Stevens which saw battle…

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Alumni tell of story of a school conceived at a DC fort during the Civil War.

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Andromeda Transcultural Health,
14th and Decatur NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
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In conjunction with the Community Alliance for Upper Fourteenth Street (CAUFS), Chowan Discovery is showing four documentaries  October 2, 5, 9 and 12.  All times are at 6:30 pm  at at Andromeda Transcultural Health at 14th and Decatur Streets in Washington, DC. In 1864 in the barracks of Fort Stevens around the time of its successful defense against an invading Confederate force, the Military Road School as founded for children of color. Ninety years later, the school closed.  Its last…

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Residents of prosperous Black neighborhoods tell their story.

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Andromeda Transcultural Health,
14th and Decatur NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
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In conjunction with the Community Alliance for Upper Fourteenth Street (CAUFS), Chowan Discovery is showing four documentaries  October 2, 5, 9 and 12.  All times are at 6:30 pm  at at Andromeda Transcultural Health at 14th and Decatur Streets in Washington, DC. The Chowan Discovery-produced film, Oral Histories from the Gold Coast and the Upper 16th Street Communities, is 20 minute documentary that tells the story of the Crestwood, 16th Street Heights, Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, and North Portal Estates neighborhoods…

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November 2018

Winton Triangle lecture in Smithfield VA

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse,
130 Main St
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Marvin T. Jones presents photographs, maps and narrative of his community’s 275 year-old history of landowning mixed-race people in North Carolina’s Hertford County area. The written history of the Winton Triangle began in 1584 when the English first learned about the area. The three main towns of the Triangle are Winton, Cofield and Ahoskie. The Winton Triangle’s story is that of a new people who cobbled success and identity despite colonization, wars, slavery and discrimination. Jones uses maps, documents and…

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June 2019

2019 Chowan Discovery Annual Party – details later

June 8, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marvin T. Jones and Carol Joice-Jones,
5203 14th Street NW
Wshington, DC 20011 United States
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