The students who attended Wakefield High School during the 1969/1970 school year were a busy and creative group. From after school clubs to theater productions; from student body elections to themed dances; Wakefield students showcased their events, programs and causes with simple but effective hand silkscreened posters: David Crist, graduate of Wakefield Class of 1970,…
Do you recognize the white building with columns in the right side of this photo?
In honor of Shop Small Saturday, we present the Murphy & Ames lumber and hardware company, located in Rosslyn from 1908 to the 1960s.
Interview with Agnes Quade In observance of Veteran’s Day, the staff at the Center for Local History present a clip of an oral history interview with Charles and Agnes Quade, who recalls attending the first dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 1932. After some research about…
If you’ve visited Lee Heights or Lyon Park, then you have been to neighborhoods created by real estate developer Ruby Lee Minar.
A Halloween story from what is now the Courthouse neighborhood of Arlington.
Vietnamese Community Leader In recognition of Asian and Pacific Island American Heritage Month, for May we are sharing community leader Nguyeb Ngoc Bich’s oral history describing the Vietnamese refugee community in Arlington from roughly 1975 to 1980. During that 5-year period, the U.S. population of Vietnamese immigrants – many of whom were refugees – had…
On Saturday, April 28, the Arlington County Board will dedicate the County Office Building for six time Board Chair Ellen M. Bozman, who died in 2009.
Central Library, First Floor
1015 North Quincy Street
Arlington VA 22201