On Thursday, July 23, Rainbow History Project hosted a training session at the DC Center the LGBT Community. We trained seven new volunteers, ranging from university students to retirees, to collect oral histories. Volunteers came with various backgrounds, from anthropology to genealogy to history. One volunteer explained that she was participating […]

Seven New Volunteers Trained

(Rainbow History board member Vincent Slatt. Photo by Sarah Welz Geselowitz.) On Tuesday, June 30th, the last day of Pride Month, the Rainbow History Project held a public information session at the Southeast Neighborhood Library. Board member Vincent Slatt discussed the history of the organization and our ongoing work, including […]

Rainbow History at the DC Public Library

(Annie Kaylor, one of this year’s Community Pioneers. Photo provided by the Kaylor family.) 2015 Community Pioneers Exhibit Month of June | 12-6pm (Mon.-Fri.), 11am-3pm (Sat.) Metro DC Community Center (external link), 2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105 Washington, DC 20009 Last month, the Rainbow History Project recognized a dozen Community Pioneers for their […]

Exhibit: Community Pioneers at the Metro DC Community Center

(1975 advertisement for Lammas Books, which shut its doors in 2000. This image contributed by Mark Meinke to our online collection Gay Businesses and Venues.) LOST LESBIAN SPACES: Rainbow History Project’s Pride Month event  A lunchtime panel at the Library of Congress Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. LM-139 (Madison Building, 1st floor) Come join local […]

Upcoming Event: Lost Lesbian Spaces Panel, June 16