DC History MinutesDecember 2008
Other Washington History Resources
Washington Riots 1968
"The 1968 Washington Riots in History & Memory"
"Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury," 38th Congress, 1st Session, Executive Document 42, House of Representatives, February 16, 1864.
This document lists the names of the Districtís former slaves and their owners, who were petitioning the government for compensation for the slaves freed as required by the Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862. The original document can be found in the Kiplinger Research Library at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.