today in black history

October 17, 2017

Historian and journalist, Lerone Bennett, Jr., senior editor of Ebony magazine, was born in 1928 in Clarksdale, Mississippi.


Reference Library


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Cost of Major U.S. Wars

Congressional Research Service

A review of the cost of major wars dating back to the American Revolution.


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Interim Report on Wartime Contracting

Commission on Wartime Contracting

The interim report of the U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting.


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Inspector General Report

Department of Defense


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Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Other Global War on Terror

Congressional Research Service


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Dulles International Airport Terminals


Dulles International Airport (IAD) terminals.


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Reagan National Airport Terminal Map


Airport terminals at Reagan National Airport


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Reagan National Airport Parking Map


Parking at Reagan National Airport


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Dulles International Airport Parking Map


Parking at Dulles International Airport


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The Job Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan


An analysis of the Obama economic recovery plan by Dr. Christina Romer and Dr. Jared Bernstein.


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U.S. Budget FY 2009 Mid-Session Review


The FY 2009 Budget of the United States Government.


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Directory of the House of Representatives -111th Congress


The telephone and office directory for the U.S. House of Representatives for the 111th Congress.


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United States Constitution


The Constitution of the United States.


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Declaration of Independence


The Declaration of Indepence.


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A Brief History of African Americans in Washington, DC


"A Brief History of African Americans in Washington, D.C.," authored by Dr. Marya Annette McQuirter.


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National Park Service DC Map


A map provided by the National Park Service of downtown Washington, D.C., the Mall, West Potomac Park, the Tidal Basin and Capitol Hill.


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Maryland Area Regional Commuter Train (MARC) Map


The Maryland Area Commuter Train (MARC) operates between points in Maryland and the District of Columbia.


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Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Map


Virginia Railway Express operates commuter trains between points in northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.


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Capitol Hill Map


A map of the grounds of the United States Capitol and surrounding federal government buildings.


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DC Metro System Map


The Washington DC metropolitan area subway system map.


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Alternative Poverty Estimates, 2003

U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Bureau of the Census provides alternative poverty estimates for 2003.


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Memo on Poverty, 1964

White House

A memo from the Johnson administration era that explored the policy ramifications of poverty in the United States.


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Poverty Level, 1983

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau details poverty in 1983.


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Poverty in the United States, 1969

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census reports on poverty in the United States in 1969.


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Poverty in the United States, 1986

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1986.


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Poverty in the United States, 1987

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1987.


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Poverty in the United States, 1989

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1989.


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Poverty in the United States, 1990

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1990.


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Poverty in the United States, 1991

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1991.


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Poverty in the United States, 1992

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1992.


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Poverty in the United States, 1995

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1995.


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Poverty in the United States, 1996

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1996.


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Poverty in the United States, 1997

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1997.


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Poverty in the United States, 1999

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 1999.


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Poverty in the United States, 2000

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 2000.


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Poverty in the United States, 2001

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 2001.


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Poverty in the United States, 2002

U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census examines poverty in the United States in 2002.


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