Carter G. Woodson House

1538 9th St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia

Photos 

GENERAL VIEW OF BLOCK

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Home of Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950), noted black educator, historian, and writer. Instrumental in the early promotion of black historical studies, Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and history the association being based in this house. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-369)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 11, 1976
Reference number
76002135
NR name
Woodson, Carter G., House
Architectural style
Victorian
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black; Education
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1915; 1950

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2012: New Street View added by wdzinc
  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER