Barcroft Neighborhood History Materials
Randy Swart's Collection of
Barcroft Neighborhood History
A brief history of the neighborhood
from the 1990 Neighborhood Conservation Plan
A History of Barcroft by Mildred Handy Ritchie
History of Barcroft School -- begun in 1940 and amended
History of the Barcroft School and Civic League, by Charlotte Manning
Comments on the Manning history and others by Mildred Handy Ritchie
Barcroft: The Beginnings of a Suburban Neighborhood (1886 to 1920), Revised. By Elizabeth J. Walter
The Original Developers of Barcroft by Elizabeth Walter
in the Arlington Historical Magazine, October 2003. Not in this collection.
Student history paper on Barcroft by Barbara J. Perry
Kathy Holt Springston's Barcroft brochure
Carroll Wright's notes on Barcroft history
Documents and more
Mildred Handy oral history interview
Mildred Handy Ritchie's notebook.
Mildred Handy Ritchie's second notebook.
The Alexandria Gazette's announcement of Dr. John Barcroft's death in 1895.
Presidents of the Barcroft School and Civic League
Barcroft Neighborhood Conservation Plan 1990 (with a history section)
Barcroft Neighborhood Conservation Plan 2008 (with a history section)
Walking Town Meeting in Barcroft - 2001
Neighborhood Conservation Plan history and demographic materials 1988
Dr John Wolverton Barcroft's obituary
A map of Barcroft in 1915
A map of Barcroft in 1951
Note the streets not yet built at that time.
A map of Barcroft in 2023
A map of Barcroft yard sales on neighborhood yard sale day
Original Barcroft Elementary School drawings
The Outhouse at the Barcroft Community House
The 1948 Barcroft friendship quilt
. A ten minute video walking tour of the neighborhood.
Barcroft houses built by Walter O'hara, by Nora Howell.
The letter from Arlington County
documenting designation of the Barcroft Community House as a local Historic District.
Holiday party program - old
Holiday party program - 2012
Our historic open house in 2023
The Barcroft News
- issues from 1903 and from 1972-2023
The Barcroft Players - Theatrical group
Links to other pages
Updated on: November 14, 2023.