Peggy Fleming collection, 1959-2008.


Fleming, Peggy, 1937-. Peggy Fleming collection, 1959-2008.

Peggy Fleming collection, 1959-2008.

The Peggy Fleming Collection consists of records, photographs, and objects. It documents the commercial life in Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C., in the beginning of the 21st century, the Fourth of July activities between 3817 Jocelyn Street and 39th Street NW from 1970 to 1980s, the vascular plants in the District of Columbia in 1980s, the women she interviewed for her book In Her Place, the Ben W. Murch Elementary School building and grounds, and Fleming's career at the National Park Service and her interests in politics, especially the 1960s.

6 cubic ft. (12 boxes)

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United States. National Park Service (corporateBody)

U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

Murch Elementary School (corporateBody)

Fleming, Peggy, 1937- (person)

Documentary historian, Peggy Fleming, nee Margaret Mary Dougherty, grew up in Monterey, Calif., but has lived, studied, and worked in Washington, D.C., since 1959. Arriving in Washington, D.C., right after college graduation in Aug. 1959, Fleming became the secretary in the civil rights division in John F. Kennedy's Senate office for the four years that included JFK's presidential campaign and his transition to the White House. Fleming and her husband witnessed Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I have a...