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DCAAP Project Team & Partners

Thank you for your interest in the DC Africana Archives Project (DCAAP). DCAAP concluded in December 2016. While we are no longer updating these web pages, researchers and archivists may find resources on these pages to be useful.

GWU Project Team

Doretha Williams | Project Director 

Alexandra Krensky | Project Archivist

Jennifer James | jcj@email.gwu.edu | Co-PI & Director, Africana Studies Program and Associate Professor

Elisabeth Kaplan | Co-PI & Associate University Librarian

Bernard Demczuk | DCPS School Without Walls & Assistant VP for DC Government Relations

Project Partners

District of Columbia Archives, Ali Rahmaan | ali.rahmaan@dc.gov 

George Washington University Special Collections, Jennifer King | jenking@email.gwu.edu

Historical Society of Washington, D.C.,  Anne McDonough | amcdonough@historydc.org

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Public Library,  Derek Gray | derek.gray2@dc.gov

Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, Joellen El Bashir 

Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Vanessa Broussard  | broussardv@si.edu and Alison Oswald | oswalda@si.edu