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Object Details

Scope and Contents
This series contains material related to Col. Hamilton's extensive committee work within the city of Washington D.C. and include Board of Education meeting minutes and a series of letters focus on the restoration of Dunbar High School's swimming pool. There is also correspondence related to the Hamilton Printing Company. In particular there are a couple of letters referring to the liquidation of the business in the 1970s
1933 - 1979
1 Linear foot
Archival materials
Collection Rights
The Col. West A. Hamilton papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation
The Col. West A. Hamilton papers, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Col. West A. Hamilton estate.
ACMA.06-006, Series 3
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