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27th Annual Conference on Washington, DC Historical Studies November 2-4, 2000 Thursday, Nov. 2, at Kiplinger Washington Editors, 1729 H St. NW 6:30 reception and exhibit viewing 7:30 Lecture 24th Annual Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Lecture: "Washington becomes the capital: Celebrating the centennial of Washington, D.C. in 1900." Kenneth R. Bowling, Editor First Federal Congress Project Friday, Nov. 3, at Martin Luther King Memorial Library 9:30 registration 10:00 Presentation of American Association of State and Local History Annual Awards 10:30 to noon Planning and selling our Capital "Eighteenth century urban design and the planning behind the L'enfant Plan." Don A. Hawkins "Family, faction, fortune, and failure: William Cranch's career in Washington real estate, 1794-1801." Neil S. Kramer "Planning and public opinion: the 1900 AIA campaign to revive Washington's ideal of a capital city.'" William B. Bushong Moderator: Andrew Altman Noon to 1:30 History Network / Lunch Informal presentation on local history resources and historical sites and books for sale. Prepaid box lunches available. 1:30 to 3:15 Concurrent Sessions Session A: The Capital in 1800 "Accommodating the government" Pamela Scott "Alexandria's Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary shop: the formative years, 1790-1810" Richard D. Cunningham "The theory and early practice of Congress's exclusive jurisdiction over the Federal District." William C. di Giacomantonio Moderator: Cynthia D. Earman Session B: The Pearl Affair "The preacher and the slaver: Christianity in a slaveholding household." Josephine Pacheco "Allies against Slavery: interracial cooperation and the Pearl conspiracy of 1848" Stanley Harrold "The case for freedom: the courts' impact on slaves' petitions for freedom" Mary Kay Ricks Moderator: Hilary Russell 3:30 to 5:15 Concurrent Sessions Session A: Preserving municipal architecture "Late nineteenth- and twentieth-century firehouses and schools" Tanya Beauchamp "Art Deco and Art Moderne municipal buildings: the work of Nathan C. Wyeth, Municipal Architect" Linda B. Lyons "Modern municipal architecture in Washington" Jerry Maronek Moderator: Alexander M. Padro Session B: African American rights and public institutions "Wards of the state of citizens of the nation: African Americans and public schools in post-Civil War Washington, D.C." Kate Masur "Battling Jim Crow medicine: Gallinger Municipal Hospital, Washington, D.C." Frankie L. Winchester "Race and reform in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, 1948-1968" Alisa Kramer Moderator: Jane Freundel Levey Saturday, Nov. 4 at Tenley-Friendship Branch Library 4450 Wisconsin Ave., NW 10 to 11:20 Concurrent Sessions Session A: Living the life artistic "Live performance on tape: preserving our city's artistic heritage" Tia Powell Harris "'We lifted the Curtain': Black photographers and the creation of the African American image" Donna Wells "Yesterday a government office, today a museum" Cara Seitchek Moderator: Dorothy McSweeny Session B: Making history in Tenleytown "Neighborhood preservation in Tenleytown" Stephen Raiche "Beyond the grand design: creating neighborhood recreation centers in the Nation's Capital, 1919-1941" Christopher M. Shaheen "History of St. Ann's Parish" Thomas Lalley Moderator: Kathryn Ray 11:30 to 1 Concurrent Sessions Session A: New research in Washington, D.C. studies "Organized federal workers and Washington, D.C.'s network of women, 1918-1940" Edna Johnston "Apathy and the atom: the D.C. Office of Civil Defense after World War II" David F. Krugler "The local Underground Railroad program of the National Park Service" Jenny Masur "Evolution of METRO architecture" Zachary Schrag Moderator: Gail Redmann Session B: Remembering Tenleytown: a forum Former and current Tenleytown residents discuss the changes in this city neighborhood. Also are included long-term members of Rock Creek Baptist Church. Moderator: Carole Kolker 1 to 2 Lunch 2 to 4 Walking tour of Tenleytown-Fort Reno with Judith Beck Helm, author of "Tenleytown, D.C.: Country to urban neighborhood."