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WikiProject District of Columbia
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This WikiProject is about the District of Columbia, the federal district of the USA.
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Welcome to the District of Columbia WikiProject. We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of articles related to Washington, D.C.

Goals
  • The goal of this WikiProject is to provide complete coverage on subjects related to Washington, D.C., by expanding articles on people, places, and things resident or native to the District of Columbia.
  • Increase the number of Washington, D.C. related good articles and featured articles.
Scope
  • This project proposes to work with all pages related to the District of Columbia, its history, geography, and people.

Open tasks[edit]

All members should always feel free to patrol the recent changes list to note improvements, other changes, or vandalism of articles within the scope of this project.

Membership[edit]

(Feel free to add your name and area of interests.

(If you feel that you are in the wrong section feel free to change it.)

Users who are active among this project or Wikipedia.

Active participants[edit]

  1. AgnosticPreachersKid (talk · contribs)
  2. Epicadam (talk · contribs)
  3. Monde17 (talk · contribs)
  4. Tim1965 (talk · contribs)
  5. WroteOddly (talk · contribs)

Semi Active editors[edit]

Users who make the occasional edit here and there.

  1. Abuelo jack (talk · contribs) DC resident since 1974, currently an ANC Commissioner in Mount Pleasant (Ward One);
  2. Caponer (talk · contribs) - Resident of Washington, D.C. since 2006, currently contributing to articles detailing D.C. architecture, people, and transportation infrastructure.
  3. Drewcifer3000 (talk · contribs) 17:12, 10 August 2007 (UTC) - I'll see what I can do about the assessment backlog. Also involved in editing a number DC-related music articles, such as The Make-Up, Nation of Ulysses, and Ian Svenonius.
  4. Jeff Bedford (talk · contribs) - Live right nearby in N. VA and am most interested in finding hard-to-find reliable sources for neighborhood-specific articles in the District.
  5. Mareino (talk · contribs) I've lived in DC for almost 9 years; mainly interested in neighborhood, politics, and Georgetown University articles
  6. Qwerty0 (talk · contribs) - I've lived here since 2004, and I like to explore all over the city on my bike. I'm very interested in physical landmarks, local history, and their intersection. I'm quite familiar with the areas anywhere from Columbia Heights to Friendship Heights to the Palisades to Capitol Hill (I know, still pretty NW-centric). I have a lot of photos, and would love to hunt down more.
  7. Patrickneil (talk · contribs) Georgetown University and various D.C. sports teams
  8. Pubdog (talk · contribs) - Resident of Adelphi, MD; lived in DC area since 1990
  9. SuperSonicUnleashed (talk · contribs) I am TRULY American!
  10. Truco (talk · contribs) I will aid in assessing the many unassessed articles
  11. UpstateNYer (talk · contribs) - Lived in DC for four years (college). Gained a lot of knowledge of the area - especially the monuments and whatnot. Have a lot of photos. Started cleaning up Jefferson Memorial today because it's in rough shape and decided to join in on the DC action on Wikipedia.
  12. Sarasays (talk · contribs) - DC resident since 2008, interested in editing about the National Mall, Capitol Hill, and Northeast neighborhoods. Smithsonian staff member and active GLAM-wiki participant to boot!
  13. SarahStierch (talk · contribs)
  14. Djembayz (talk · contribs)
  15. Quackslikeaduck (talk · contribs) - Creates and improves articles about District of Columbia politicians.

Inactive editors[edit]

Users who have left Wikipedia or have not been active editing DC-related articles.

  1. Bachrach44 (talk · contribs) - I do a lot of things, but I since I live in DC (again) I certainly do spend some time on DC related articles. - One edit since May 2010
  2. Jvv62 (talk · contribs) 13:52, 18 September 2007 (UTC) - I will try to get more active about dealing with schools in DC, as well as some of the neighborhood pages. - No edits since July 2010
  3. Queerbubbles (talk · contribs) - Feel free to ask for any specific pictures you need taking. I generally only update DC articles if I have a picture to go with it. - No edits since December 2009
  4. SchuminWeb (talk · contribs)
  5. Screenact6 (talk · contribs) - I am interested in the people and places in Capitol Hill where I live - No edits since April 2010
  6. Taifarious1 (talk · contribs) - hasn't edited since March 2010
  7. Vicenarian (talk · contribs)
  8. Warlordjohncarter (talk · contribs) - Primarily in assessment and review, unfortunately, but try to create and/or edit existing pages as the opportunity arises. - No edits since January 2008

Recognized content[edit]

FA Featured articles[edit]

Articles on District of Columbia-related subjects, not necessarily improved to Featured Status by this WikiProject.

FL Featured lists[edit]

FAC Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC)[edit]

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates:

FLC Peer review/Featured list candidates (FLC)[edit]

The following articles are in review as Featured list candidates:

Symbol a class.svg A-Class articles[edit]

GA Good articles (GA)[edit]

The following articles have either been recognized as good articles or are currently under review for good article status:

Did you know (DYK?)[edit]

FA Featured pictures[edit]

VP Valued pictures[edit]

Formerly recognized content[edit]

Former featured articles Former featured articles
Delisted Good Articles Delisted Good Articles

New articles[edit]

Please feel free to list your new District of Columbia-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page. Please also make sure that each new article created is put into one of the categories for the District of Columbia, so that the articles will appear there.

Newly tagged articles[edit]

Departments[edit]

Assessment - rates articles for both quality and importance to this project.
Collaboration of the week
Peer review

Templates[edit]

Project banner[edit]

  • The {{WikiProject United States|class=|importance=|DC=yes|DC-importance=}} template should be placed on the talk pages of relevant articles to put them under the project's radar. It looks like this:
WikiProject United States / District of Columbia  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject United States, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics relating to the United States of America on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the ongoing discussions.
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Stubs[edit]

NOTE: Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on proposing stub templates and categories. DO NOT simply create new stub templates, as these will be deleted.

Userboxes[edit]

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{{User WikiProject District of Columbia}}
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{{User interest District of Columbia}}
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Categories[edit]

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Subpages[edit]

Resources[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Washington D.C..

Online resources[edit]

The following periodicals are available on one or more commercial databanks. Should any editors wish to access them but lack access to those databanks, please drop me an e-mail indicating your own e-mail address and the specific indications of the subject you are interested in, and I will forward the information to you. John Carter (talk) 17:32, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

  • 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (2008-2009)

Related projects Related WikiProjects[edit]

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