Bytes of History – by Sandy Schmidt
Provides access to documents describing the social history of Washington focusing primarily on the 19th and early 20th centuries. Special emphasis is given to the men and women of the Metropolitan Police Department and the many interesting stories of those interred in Washington cemeteries.
Free on-line searches of Washington Post 1877- 1997 and 1987- present, on the DC Public Library website. Library card number needed.
Washingtoniana Room at Martin Luther King Memorial Library
901 G Street NW, 202-727-1213
Community Archivist 202-727-2272
Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation & Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings is a set of official guidelines on how to make changes to improve energy efficiency and preserve the character of historic buildings.