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'Hood Winked Making public housing livable is as simple as getting rid of the people who live there.
By Laura Lang and David Morton • September 27, 2002

Making public housing livable is as simple as getting rid of the people who live…

Mills Sherman March 5 2013.pdf
To Listen to audio copy of Sherman's oral history, highlight the link and then right click to open link,choose open link,then choose download,then open link up in Windows Media…

Farrar Carlena Arthur Capper Public Housing Oral History Project Nov 21 2012.pdf
From 1966 to December 1993, Carlena Farrar lived in Arthur Capper Public Housing. She is one of seven children. Her mother, Lena Farrar, had previously lived in Carrollsburg [which she said was public housing in SW] and then at 3rd and K St., SE in…

The Repetition of Displacement at the Ellen Wilson Dwellings
This summer, I've been conducting research on the history of the Ellen Wilson Dwellings, a public housing project that used to sit at I Street between 6th and 7th Streets, SE, and that…

MLK Food Co-op.JPG
The MLK Co-op Food Store opened in 1970 at the Arthur Capper Community Recreation Center (5th and K SE), after functioning as a food-buying club for 18 months. The main organizer of the food co-op was Beatrice Gray. The store was managed by Raymond…

The Obituary
A time to be born….. Karen Teresa Mills was born to Willie Mae Mills (Footman) and Levester E. Mills on December 6, 1960 in Bethesda Maryland and departed this life after a brief illness on Friday, February 21, 2014, at…

Joe's Store or 3rd and K Market was one of the Icon at Arthur Cappers. It was the store everyone frequent when they did not go to the Safeway. At night it was a place were all the singers in the neighborhood would meet up and do-whoop until the late…

Leon Pullum.jpg
Here are some of the photos of the Cappers Family that's has passed. You are not forgotten,your memories will be with us forever.

07 - Family Reunion.mp3
Photos of Arthur Capper's Reunion Cookouts in Garfield Park.

LENOX Elementary School is located at 725 5th St SE ∙ Washington, DC. Students attended this school from Ellen Wilson and Arthur Capper neighborhoods,
before it was renovated into Lenox School Lofts.
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