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Washington History (1989-present) is the only scholarly journal devoted exclusively to the history of our nation's capital.
Written and edited by distinguished historians, the journal is filled with scholarly articles and a rich array of images. Washington History also features content such as highlights of local blogs and history collections found throughout the city.
The April 2014 Washington History is a special issue on jazz in D.C., editied by Dr. Maurice Jackson of Georgetown University and Dr. Blair Ruble of the Woodrow Wilson Center. Articles will include:
- From the Editors, by Blair Ruble and Maurice Jackson
- “Seventh Street, Black D.C.’s Music Mecca” by Blair Ruble
- “Great Black Music and the Desegregation of Washington, D.C.,” by Maurice Jackson
- “Washington’s Duke Ellington,” by John Edward Hasse
- “Interview with Bill Brower,” by Willard Jenkins
- “Jazz Radio in Washington, a memoir,” by Rusty Hassan
- “Legislating Jazz,” by Anna Celenza
- “Researching D.C. Jazz,” by Mike Fitzgerald
- Three poems by Ethelbert Miller
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