Frank “Skip” Groff [1948-2019] was a record producer, record store owner, disc jockey, United States Army veteran, and record promoter who was a primary figure in the Washington, D.C. area punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s. The Skip Groff papers includes recordings related to Groff’s career as a disc jockey and record store owner, photographs, correspondence, ephemera, magazines, clippings, and an oral history interview with Groff.
The Smallbeer Theatre Company was a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of new playwrights in the DC area. This collection contains the records of the company before it disbanded, including scripts of various playwrights that were workshopped through the organization.
Joseph Leonard Smallwood was born in 1811 in Charles County, Maryland. He lived and worked on the family farm until the age of 24 when he moved to Alabama. Smallwood married Rebecca Gibson in 1836 and relocated to St. Joseph, Florida. Joseph and Rebecca continued to move for the majority of their lives.
Anthony Wayne Smith (1906-1992) was an attorney for the CIO and AFL-CIO from the 1940s into the mid-1950s when he became passionate about environmental issues and took up conservation causes at several National Parks. His papers consist of correspondence, legal materials, and ephemera from Smith's personal life, his time at the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), CIO, and AFL-CIO.