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D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection

Abstract

Title:
D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection
Author/Creator:
D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection
Collection number:
14-91-DCPIFC
Size:
6.0 linear feet and 4.94 GB
Bulk dates:
1989-1998
Inclusive dates:
1979-2014
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

The Washington, D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection (DCPIFC) seeks to document the variety of publications that were created by fans of and participants in the punk and indie music scenes that have thrived in the Washington, D.C.-area since the late 1970s. The DCPIFC contains fanzines - publications produced by enthusiasts, generally in small runs - created by members of the D.C. punk and indie music communities, as well as fanzines from outside of D.C. that include coverage of D.C. punk and indie music. The collection includes primarily paper fanzines, but it also includes born digital fanzines and digitized files of some paper fanzine materials.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/26175
Alternate formats:

Series 4 and 5 consist of digital files.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Beginning with musical groups like Bad Brains, Minor Threat, and others, the punk music scene in Washington, D.C. rapidly grew to one of international prominence. Simultaneously, members of the larger international subculture began to create their own publications to document the music, ideas, and events that were developing. These self-published magazines, known as fanzines, became a primary conduit for information about this underground music culture. Although somewhat difficult to define, fanzines are publications that are generally produced in relatively small runs by enthusiasts.

When the Washington, D.C punk scene formed in the late 1970s, only a few fanzines, like Descenes, Vintage Violence, and Infiltrator, emerged to cover it. Although larger D.C.-area music publications, like Unicorn Times, gave regular coverage to the nascent scene in Washington, it was the emergence of these new fanzines that particularly helped to promote new bands like Urban Verbs, The Razz, and The Slickee Boys.

Gaining local notice at the same time as those bands, but coming from a different, even harsher musical place, Bad Brains helped to spark the hardcore sound that became closely associated with the D.C. music scene. As Bad Brains played everywhere from basement shows to bars, the ferocity and passion that the band emanated made its mark on a young group of musicians that coalesced into the thriving hardcore scene. Those musicians quickly formed a group of new bands like Minor Threat, The Faith, and Government Issue, whose innovation and passion helped to establish the D.C. punk scene as a place worthy of international attention. Helping to document that scene at the time were D.C.-area fanzines like Thrillseeker, Capitol Crisis, and the photozine, Zone V.

As D.C.s music scene grew, so did the fanzine community that documented it. By the mid-1980s, fanzines like WDC Period, Truly Needy, Dcene, Action Time, Disaster, and the visually slick Greed were chronicling the areas musical evolution, which now included groups like Rites of Spring, Gray Matter, Fire Party, and Embrace. What had started as a local phenomenon had now turned into a music community that had made an impact all over the world.

By the early 1990s, several D.C. fanzines had followed the lead of Greed and taken advantage of easier access to desktop publishing software to create cleaner, sleeker layouts. These fanzines, like Who Cares, Fake, Slanted, Whack, Uno Mas and others covered the new boom of D.C. bands in the late 80s and early 90s, led by groups like Fugazi, Jawbox, Velocity Girl, Tsunami, Unrest, Bratmobile, Shudder To Think, Slant 6, and The Nation of Ulysses. Running parallel to these publications, however, were fanzines that excelled at the cut & paste design approach, like the epochal Bikini Kill fanzine (created by members of the eponymous band), as well as other standouts like Sweet Portable You, Nerd Gerl, Teenage Gang Debs, Not Even, and Punk Life.

Throughout the 1990s, as a new generation of bands like Trans Am, Frodus, The Most Secret Method, and The Dismemberment Plan made an impact, another new crop of fanzines (Torpedo Dialogues, Held Like Sound, Restaurant Fuel) came along, although stalwarts like Sweet Portable You and Punk Life still published. By the early 2000s, however, DIY music coverage had primarily shifted to the internet. As a result, print music fanzines were not as common as before, but the tradition lived on with publications like Give Me Back, as well as a bounty of punk-inspired personal fanzines.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection covers the period from 1979 to 2014; the bulk of the materials date from 1989 to 1998. The collection consists of fanzines that include coverage of music, politics, culture, and other subjects related to the Washington, D.C.-area punk and indie music communities. The collection also includes correspondence and other materials related to the creation of fanzines. While the vast majority of the material originally existed in print, some born digital fanzines and digital files are also included.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Various gifts of John Davis, Mike Kanin, Steve Shapero, Richard Harrington, Don Irwin, Hal Miller, Dan Chu, Jim Saah, Ian MacKaye, Eleana Whitesell, Adam Spellman, Beck Levy, Kurt Sayenga, James Schneider, Bobby Jones, Christopher & Sarah Grady, Patrick Foster, Kim Coletta, Nayan Bhula, Matt Moffat, and others.

Processing Information

Processed by:

John Davis, January 2014

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Nicole Horstman, April 2014. Updated by John Davis, September 2014.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Washington D.C.-area Fanzines, 1979-2014 (3.50 linear feet)

This series contains copies of fanzines created by members of the Washington, D.C.-area punk and indie music communities. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Action Time -- Issue 7 (Interviews with Holy Rollers, Soulside, and Outcrowd), 1992 series 1box 1folder 1
Amnesty -- Issue 2 -- Winter 1986, 1992 series 1box 1folder 2
Barefeet -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox) -- Fall 1987, 1990 series 1box 1folder 3
Bikini Kill -- Issue 2, 1991 series 1box 1folder 4
Binary Load Lifter -- Issue 2, 1991 series 1box 1folder 5
Black Cat -- Issue 3 (Previews of upcoming concerts at Black Cat club) -- December 1993/January 1994, 1993-1994 series 1box 1folder 6
Bombshell -- Issue 5 (Interviews with Jawbox and The Commonwealth), 1991 series 1box 1folder 7
Brutarian -- Issue 19, 1996 series 1box 1folder 8
Brutarian -- Issue 20, 1997 series 1box 1folder 9
Chickfactor -- Issue 7 (Interview with Romania), 1994 series 1box 1folder 10
Chow Chow Times -- Issue 2, February 1985 series 1box 1folder 11
Closed Captioned -- Issue 2 (Interview with The Dismemberment Plan), 1996 series 1box 1folder 12
Clutter Stuff -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox) -- Winter 1996, 1995 series 1box 1folder 13
Cogito Ergo Sum, undated series 1box 1folder 14
Crawl Or Die -- Issue 1, 1996 series 1box 1folder 15
DCene -- Issue 3 -- Spring 1987, Winter 1985 series 1box 1folder 16
D.C. Zinefest 2014 Program, August 2014 series 1box 1folder 17
Disaster -- Issue 5 (Half Japanese article) -- Winter 1988, circa 1987 series 1box 1folder 18
Duckberg Times -- Best Of (partial) -- Spring 1988, circa 1987 series 1box 1folder 19
Evidence, January 2014 series 1box 1folder 20
Fake -- Issue 0 (Interviews with Nation Of Ulysses, Bikini Kill, and Circus Lupus), 1992 series 1box 1folder 21
Fantod -- Issue 2, October/November 1988 series 1box 1folder 22
Foster Child -- Issue 7 (Interview with Date Bait), October/November 1988 series 1box 1folder 23
Foster Child -- Issue 10, October/November 1988 series 1box 1folder 24
Give Me Back -- Issue 5 (Interview with Pygmy Lush), October/November 1988 series 1box 1folder 25
Greed -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Rites of Spring and Velvet Monkeys), 1986 series 1box 1folder 26
Greed -- Issue 2 (Interview with Pussy Galore), 1987 series 1box 1folder 27
Greed -- Issue 3 (Interview with Three), 1987 series 1box 1folder 28
Greed -- Issue 4 (Fire Party feature), 1988 series 1box 1folder 29
Greed -- Issue 5 (Interviews with Tommy Keene and Dag Nasty), 1988 series 1box 1folder 30
Held Like Sound -- Issue 1 (Interview with The Most Secret Method), 1997 series 1box 1folder 31
Held Like Sound -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Art Monk Construction, Fugazi, Intercities) (2 copies), 1998 series 1box 1folder 32
Held Like Sound -- Issue 5 (Interview with Faraquet), 1999 series 1box 1folder 33
Held Like Sound -- Issue 6 (Features on Fugazi, Nation of Ulysses, Tsunami, Jawbox, and Hoover), 2000 series 1box 1folder 34
Held Like Sound -- Issue 7 (Interviews with The Dusters, The Cassettes, Crispus Attucks, and The American Workplace), 2001 series 1box 1folder 35
Held Like Sound -- Issue 8 (Interviews with Ted Leo, Don Zientara, The Dismemberment Plan, Canyon, Jenny Toomey, El Guapo, Mark Andersen & Mark Jenkins, and Diastemata), 2002 series 1box 1folder 36
Innervoid -- Issue 5 (Interview with Half Japanese), May 1984 series 1box 1folder 37
Insit -- Issue 4, Summer 1990 series 1box 1folder 38
Jaded -- Issue 1, 1993 series 1box 1folder 39
Korrupt Yr Self -- Issue 3, 1993 series 1box 1folder 40
Make It Happen -- Issue 3, 1993 series 1box 1folder 41
Maximum Preservation, August 2014 series 1box 1folder 42
Mole -- Issue 3, Winter 1990 series 1box 1folder 43
Mole -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Ian MacKaye and Unrest), 1991 series 1box 1folder 44
Mole -- Issue 5, 1992 series 1box 1folder 45
Mole -- Issue 6 (Interview with Rake and feature on Alzo Boszormenyi), 1993 series 1box 1folder 46
Mole -- Issue 7, 1994 series 1box 1folder 47
Mole -- Issue 10, 1997 series 1box 1folder 48
Mole -- Issue 12, 1998 series 1box 1folder 49
Mole -- Issue 13, Fall 2000 series 1box 1folder 50
Nerd Gerl -- Issue 1 (Interview with Bratmobile), 1994 series 1box 1folder 51
Nerd Gerl -- Issue 3 (Photos of Fugazi, Bikini Kill, Eggs, Tuscadero), 1994 series 1box 1folder 52
Nerd Gerl -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Jawbox and The Heartworms), 1995 series 1box 1folder 53
Nerd Gerl -- Issue 5 (Interviews with Tsunami and Dave Marsh), 1995 series 1box 1folder 54
Nerd Gerl -- Issue 6 (Interviews with Chisel and Blast Off Country Style), 1995 series 1box 1folder 55
New Traffic Pattern -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Rob Christiansen and Sirrahs Pupil), 1995 series 1box 1folder 56
New Traffic Pattern -- Issue 2 (Interviews with Ian MacKaye, Frodus, Corm, and Chisel), 1995 series 1box 1folder 57
Nomadic Underground -- Issue 7 (Interviews with Shudder To Think and Darkness At Noon), Spring 1988 series 1box 1folder 58
Not Even -- Issue 5, circa 1990 series 1box 1folder 59
Now What? -- Issue 0 (Interviews with Government Issue and Bad Brains, many concert reviews), November 1981 series 1box 1folder 60
Pathedy Of Manners -- Issue 2 (Interview with Soulside), 1994 series 1box 1folder 61
Piece Of Zine, A -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Corm, Frodus, and The Vehicle Birth), 1994 series 1box 1folder 62
Punk Life -- Issue 2 (Issue Mudpup), 1993 series 1box 1folder 63
Punk Life -- Issue 16, 1995 series 1box 1folder 64
Punk Life -- Issue 17, 1995 series 1box 1folder 65
Slanted -- Issue 2 (Interviews with Velocity Girl, Jawbox, Holy Rollers, and Severin), 1994 series 1box 1folder 66
Slanted -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Tsunami, Slant 6, and Las Mordidas), 1994 series 1box 1folder 67
Slanted -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Bratmobile, Pitchblende, and The Townies), 1994 series 1box 1folder 68
Suburban Outcast -- Issue 1, circa 1983 series 1box 1folder 69
Sucker! -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1990 series 1box 1folder 70
Sweet Portable You -- 1989 (21 issues), March 12, 1989-November 16, 1989 series 1box 1folder 71
Sweet Portable You -- 1990 (10 issues), March 20, 1990-December 31, 1990 series 1box 1folder 72
Sweet Portable You -- 1991 (12 issues), January 24, 1991-December 6, 1991 series 1box 1folder 73
Sweet Portable You -- 1992 (13 issues), March 3, 1992-December 1992 series 1box 1folder 74
Sweet Portable You -- 1993 (15 issues), January 20, 1993-December 20, 1993 series 1box 1folder 75
Sweet Portable You -- 1994 (10 issues), January 31, 1994-October 28, 1994 series 1box 1folder 76
Sweet Portable You -- 1995 (10 issues), January 3, 1995-November 27, 1995 series 1box 1folder 77
Sweet Portable You -- 1996 (2 issues), January 1, 1996-February 20, 1996 series 1box 1folder 78
Sweet Portable You -- 1997 -- Summer 1985, Summer 1997 series 1box 1folder 79
Sweet Portable You -- 1998 (7 issues), February 2, 1998-December 1998 series 1box 1folder 80
Sweet Portable You -- 1999 (6 issues) -- Winter 1986, January 1999-December 1999 series 1box 1folder 81
Sweet Portable You -- 2000 (3 issues), January 2000-April 2000 series 1box 1folder 82
Things Fall Apart -- Issue 2 (Reviews of D.C. live shows), 1994 series 1box 1folder 83
Things Fall Apart -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Corm and Lugnut), 1994 series 1box 1folder 84
Time And Materials -- Issue 1, 1994 series 1box 1folder 85
To Hell With Good Intentions -- Issue 9 (Interviews with Maybe Baby and The Cornel West Theory), 1994 series 1box 1folder 86
Torpedo Dialogues -- Issue 2 (Interviews with The Warmers, The Better Automatic, Stigmatics, and DeSoto Records), 1997 series 1box 1folder 87
Torpedo Dialogues -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Free Range Pilgrim, Frodus, and All-Scars) -- Spring 1995, Spring 1998 series 1box 1folder 88
Truly Needy -- Issue 9, 1985 series 1box 1folder 89
Truly Needy -- Issue 10 (Interviews with Rites of Spring and Grand Mal), 1985 series 1box 1folder 90
Uno Mas -- Issue 1 (Sonic Youth interview with Ian MacKaye section), 1990 series 1box 2folder 1
Uno Mas -- Issue 2 (Fugazi at Lorton photo essay), 1991 series 1box 2folder 2
Uno Mas -- Issue 3 (Interview with Shudder To Think), 1991 series 1box 2folder 3
Uno Mas -- Issue 4 (Interview with High-Back Chairs), 1992 series 1box 2folder 4
Uno Mas -- Issue 5 (2 copies), 1993 series 1box 2folder 5
Uno Mas -- Issue 5 (2 copies), 1993 series 1box 2folder 5
Uno Mas -- Issue 6 (Interview with Edsel), 1993 series 1box 2folder 6
Uno Mas -- Issue 7 (Interview with Unrest, photo essay by Cynthia Connolly), 1994 series 1box 2folder 7
Uno Mas -- Issue 8, 1995 series 1box 2folder 8
Uno Mas -- Issue 9 -- Spring 1986, 1995 series 1box 2folder 9
Uno Mas -- Issue 10 -- Fall 1986, 1995 series 1box 2folder 10
Uno Mas -- Issue 11 -- Fall 1988, 1996 series 1box 2folder 11
Uno Mas -- Issue 12 (Interview with Ian MacKaye), 1996 series 1box 2folder 12
Uno Mas -- Issue 13, 1997 series 1box 2folder 13
WDC Period -- Issue 7 (Interviews with Government Issue, Braille Party, and Asbestos Rockpyle), January 1985 series 1box 2folder 14
WDC Period -- Issue 8, April 1985 series 1box 2folder 15
WDC Period -- Issue 9, April 1985 series 1box 2folder 16
WDC Period -- Issue 10 (Interview with Madhouse, HR/Joseph I of Bad Brains/HR), 1985 series 1box 2folder 17
WDC Period -- Issue 12 (Interview with Beefeater, various live and record reviews), 1985 series 1box 2folder 18
WDC Period -- Issue 13 (D.C. Band Index), 1986 series 1box 2folder 19
Who Cares -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Jawbox, Holy Rollers, and I Spy, writings by Mark Andersen of Positive Force) (2 copies), 1991 series 1box 2folder 20
Who Cares -- Issue 2 (Interviews with Shudder To Think, Senator Flux, Strange Boutique, and The High-Back Chairs), 1991 series 1box 2folder 21
Who Cares -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Gray Matter and Velocity Girl) (2 copies), 1991 series 1box 2folder 22
Who Cares -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Tsunami and Unrest) (2 copies), 1992 series 1box 2folder 23
Who Cares -- Issue 5 (Interview with The Lilys) (2 copies), 1992 series 1box 2folder 24
Who Cares -- Issue 6 (Interview with Edsel), 1993 series 1box 2folder 25
WMUC -- (Interview with Chisel), 1995 series 1box 2folder 26
Xanadu -- Issue 1 (Interview with Frodus), undated series 1box 2folder 27
Yeah -- Issue 1 (Interview with The Dismemberment Plan, reviews of various D.C. bands), 1994 series 1box 2folder 28
Zone V -- Issue 1 (Interview with The Meatmen, Minor Threat family tree, photos of Minor Threat, Hate From Ignorance, Insurrection, Marginal Man, The Faith, Void, Government Issue, and Scream ), 1983 series 1box 2folder 29
Zone V -- Issue 2 (Photos of Marginal Man, The Faith, Second Wind, Black Market Baby, and Iron Cross), 1983 series 1box 2folder 30
Crackdc -- Issue 3 (Features on Big Black Nun, Fort Reno, and Positive Force), August 1991 series 1box 3folder 1
Crackdc -- Issue 4 (Feature on CD longboxes that includes quotes from Ian MacKaye, feature on Riot Grrrl fanzine, interviews with The Graverobbers and Esmirelda), September 1991 series 1box 3folder 2
Descenes -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jim Ott/White Boy, No Joe, and The Young Turds), April 1979 series 1box 3folder 3
Duckberg Times -- Issue 3, March 1985 series 1box 3folder 4
Duckberg Times -- Issue 4, April 1985 series 1box 3folder 5
Duckberg Times -- Issue 6, June 1985 series 1box 3folder 6
Duckberg Times -- Issue 36 (Interview with Positive Force), June 1985 series 1box 3folder 7
Infiltrator -- Issue 5, 1979 series 1box 3folder 8
WDC Period -- Issue 14 (Interviews with the Meatmen and Grand Mal), 1986 series 1box 3folder 9
WDC Period -- Issue 15, 1986 series 1box 3folder 10
WDC Period -- Issue 17, 1988 series 1box 3folder 11
WDC Period -- Issue 18, 1989 series 1box 3folder 12
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 1987 series 1box 3folder 13
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 2 (Kingface tour article), September 1987 series 1box 3folder 14
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 3 (Interview with Foundation) -- Spring 1993, September 1987 series 1box 3folder 15
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 5 (Government Issue tour diary), January 1988 series 1box 3folder 16
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 8, February 1988 series 1box 3folder 17
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 9, March 1988 series 1box 3folder 18
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 10, April 1988 series 1box 3folder 19
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 12, June 1988 series 1box 3folder 20
WDC Period -- Vol. 2, Issue 13, July 1988 series 1box 3folder 21
Whack -- Issue 8 (Feature on Cloaca and reviews and information on D.C. bands), January 1992 series 1box 3folder 22

Series 2: Fanzines from outside of the Washington, D.C.-area, 1982-2003 (1.50 linear foot)

This series contains copies of fanzines created outside of the Washington, D.C.-area that include coverage of the D.C. punk and indie music communities. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
3.7 -- Issue 5 (Interviews with Jawbox and Unrest), Spring 1994 series 2box 4folder 1
10 Question -- Issue 1 (Jawbox article), circa 1991 series 2box 4folder 2
105 -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), Spring 1996 series 2box 4folder 3
Adhesive X -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), Summer 1995 series 2box 4folder 4
Ahoalton -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 5
Alien -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Jawbox and Nation of Ulysses), 1991 series 2box 4folder 6
Ant -- Vol. 1, Issue 2, May 1995 series 2box 4folder 7
Ant -- Vol. 1, Issue 7 (Features on Tuscadero, Edsel, and Give Me The Cure compilation), Dec 1995 series 2box 4folder 8
Ant -- Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), Spring 1996 series 2box 4folder 9
Ant -- (Features on Jawbox, The Monorchid, Trans Am, and Delta 72), Dec 1996 series 2box 4folder 10
Artcore -- Issue 9 (Interview with Jawbox), Spring/Summer 1994 series 2box 4folder 11
Avenue Player -- Issue 7 (Interviews with Unrest and Jawbox), Summer 1994 series 2box 4folder 12
Back To The Basement -- Vol. 4, Issue 2 (Co-interview with Holy Rollers and Jawbox), 1990 series 2box 4folder 13
Black Ink And White Paper -- Issue 6 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 14
Blah -- Issue 3, February/March 1996 series 2box 4folder 15
Blind -- Issue 10 (Interview with Corm), 1994 series 2box 4folder 16
Blind -- Issue 12 (Interviews with Velocity Girl and Corm), 1994 series 2box 4folder 17
Blind -- Issue 13 (Interviews with Frodus and John Davis), 1994 series 2box 4folder 18
Bushwhacker -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 19
Butt Ugly -- Issue 5 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 20
Cake -- Issue 39 (Interview with Jawbox), Fall 1995 series 2box 4folder 21
Change -- Issue 2 (Interviews with Worlds Collide and Rain Like The Sound of Trains), 1993 series 2box 4folder 22
Chihuahua -- Issue 12 (Interview with Lois Maffeo), 1995 series 2box 4folder 23
Chord -- Issue 10 (Interview with Jawbox), 1996 series 2box 4folder 24
Chunklet -- Issue 10 (Jawbox golf feature), Winter/Spring 1996 series 2box 4folder 25
Churn -- Issue A (Interview with Jawbox, essay on Riot Grrrl), 1993 series 2box 4folder 26
Clunker Rescue -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox and Malcolm Riviera photo collection), 1994 series 2box 4folder 27
Commodity -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jeff Nelson of Dischord Records), 1994 series 2box 4folder 28
Concept -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Jawbox and Trusty), 1991 series 2box 4folder 29
Constant Change -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), Fall/Winter 1991 series 2box 4folder 30
Convenient Living -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Jawbox and 7 League Boots/Bobby Sullivan), Spring 1992 series 2box 4folder 31
Dashidabadah -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Fugazi and Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 32
Deadzine -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), 1990 series 2box 4folder 33
Disarray -- Issue 4/5 (Interviews with Shudder To Think and Soulside), Spring 1990 series 2box 4folder 34
Ex Why Zee -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 35
Fear And Loathing -- Issue 24 (Interview with Jawbox), May 1994 series 2box 4folder 36
Fiz -- Issue 10 (Essay on Jawbox), Spring 1994 series 2box 4folder 37
Flipside -- Issue 56 (Interview with Fugazi), Summer 1988 series 2box 4folder 38
Flipside -- Issue 85 (Interview with Jawbox), July/August 1993 series 2box 4folder 39
Foot And Mouth -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 40
Formula -- Issue 5 (Tour stories from Fugazi, Juan Carrera, Jawbox, The Monorchid), 1999 series 2box 4folder 41
For Paper Airplane Pilots -- Issue 3 (Working Holiday issue, interviews with Jawbox, Pitchblende, Eggs, Bratmobile, Tsunami), Apr 1994 series 2box 4folder 42
Gainsay -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Jawbox and Dischord Records), 1990 series 2box 4folder 43
Geek Freak Dork Nerd Loser -- Issue 1 (Interview with Corm), 1994 series 2box 4folder 44
Geek Freak Dork Nerd Loser -- Issue 2 (Interview with Edsel, writings on Corm) (2 copies), 1994 series 2box 4folder 45
Get Off My Wagon -- Issue 2 (Cynthia Connolly photo essay), 1994 series 2box 4folder 46
Girl Germs -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox, writings on Bikini Kill, Nation of Ulysses), 1991 series 2box 4folder 47
Go Metric -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), Winter 1996 series 2box 4folder 48
Grid -- Issue 20 (Interviews with Jawbox and DeSoto Records), Sep 1996 series 2box 4folder 49
Heartattack -- Issue 39 (Interview with Del Cielo), August 2003 series 2box 4folder 50
Hit It Or Quit It -- Issue 8 (Features on Jawbox and Tuscadero), Fall 1996 series 2box 4folder 51
Ho Lin Wun -- Issue 4 (Interview with Corm) (2 copies), 1994 series 2box 4folder 52
House O' Pain -- Issue 6 (Interviews with Jawbox and The Commonwealth), Jun 1991 series 2box 4folder 53
Ideal Solution -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1996 series 2box 4folder 54
Interference -- (Interview with Jawbox), February/March 1996 series 2box 4folder 55
Jaboni Youth -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Jawbox and Unrest), Aug 1994 series 2box 4folder 56
Jackhammer Pogostick -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), 1990 series 2box 4folder 57
Kayfabe -- (Essay on The Farewell Bend), May 2013 series 2box 4folder 58
K Composite -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), 1992 series 2box 4folder 59
Kill -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 60
Kill The Messenger -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), circa 1993 series 2box 4folder 61
Korek -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), Summer 1993 series 2box 4folder 62
Life And Death Intertwined -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), 1992 series 2box 4folder 63
Lint Screen -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), Spring 1993 series 2box 4folder 64
Little Big Sister -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 65
Locust -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 66
Marginal Dudes -- (collection of Marginal Man fliers and lyrics), undated series 2box 4folder 67
Mary Had A Mammogram -- Issue 4 (Reviews of D.C. bands), 1995 series 2box 4folder 68
Mary Had A Mammogram -- Issue 5 (Interview with Corm), 1995 series 2box 4folder 69
Mary Had A Mammogram -- Issue 6 (Reviews of D.C. bands and fanzines), 1995 series 2box 4folder 70
Matter -- Issue 8 (Interview with the Slickee Boys), April/May 1984 series 2box 4folder 71
Maximum Rocknroll -- Issue 61 (Groups of male and female D.C. punks talking about gender issues), Jun 1988 series 2box 4folder 72
Maximum Rocknroll -- Issue 91 (Interview with Jawbox), Dec 1990 series 2box 4folder 73
Maximum Rocknroll -- Issue 223 (Interview with Pg. 99), December 2001 series 2box 4folder 74
Maximum Rocknroll -- Issue 238 (Interview with Exotic Fever), March 2003 series 2box 4folder 75
Melomane -- Issue 2 (Interviews with Jawbox and Circus Lupus), Nov 1992 series 2box 4folder 76
Milkshake -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Coke Bust, Give, Alec MacKaye, 86 Mentality, Mob Mentality and Rations), May 2010 series 2box 4folder 77
Mind Flow -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1990 series 2box 4folder 78
My First Punk Rock Coloring and Activity Book -- (Drawing of the Make-Up), 1999 series 2box 4folder 79
Net -- Issue 9 (Interview with DeSoto Records), Mar 1994 series 2box 4folder 80
Never Ending Dissension (Ned) -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), Summer 1993 series 2box 4folder 81
No Duh -- Issue 5, 1992 series 2box 4folder 82
No Exit -- (Interviews with Holy Rollers and Jawbox), 1990 series 2box 4folder 83
No Room For Squares -- Issue 2 (Interview with Erin Smith of Bratmobile, photo essay including Bikini Kill), 1995 series 2box 4folder 84
Opscene -- Issue 42 (Interview with Jawbox), August/September 1994 series 2box 4folder 85
Outback -- Issue 7 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 86
Peaches And Herbicide -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 87
Phrequencies -- Issue 1 (Article on Simple Machines Records), Spring 1998 series 2box 4folder 88
Pit's Bull -- Issue 11 (Interview with Jawbox), Feb 1991 series 2box 4folder 89
Plasticine Dog -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 90
Point 5 -- Issue 6 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 91
Porcupine -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Tsunami, Lois Maffeo, and Mary Timmony), 1995 series 2box 4folder 92
Positive Nothing -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Fugazi and Jawbox), 1990 series 2box 4folder 93
Positive Thoughts -- Issue 4 (Interviews with Fugazi, Jawbox, and Positive Force), 1990 series 2box 4folder 94
Project K.C. -- Issue 5 (Interview with Jawbox), Mar 1992 series 2box 4folder 95
Puncture -- Issue 28 (Interviews with Unrest and Lida Husik), Fall 1993 series 2box 4folder 96
Punk Planet -- Issue 25 (Interview with Kim Coletta), May/June 1998 series 2box 4folder 97
QRM -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), 1992 series 2box 4folder 98
Rabble Rouser -- Issue 2 (Interview with Jawbox), Winter 1992 series 2box 4folder 99
Read It, Shmendrik -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 100
Rebel Sound -- Issue 2 (Jawbox live review), Fall 1991 series 2box 4folder 101
Rebel Sound -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), Jan 1992 series 2box 4folder 102
Rice / Poor As Fuck -- Issue 4/Issue 2 (Split fanzine with mentions of Nation of Ulysses, Bikini Kill, and Bratmobile), 1992 series 2box 4folder 103
Rockrgrl -- Issue 13 (Interview with Jawbox), January/February 1997 series 2box 4folder 104
Rockrgrl -- Issue 43 (Interview with Jenny Toomey), January/February 2002 series 2box 4folder 105
Scrape -- Issue 11 (Interview with Corm, reviews of various D.C. bands), 1994 series 2box 4folder 106
Scrape -- Issue 12 (Reviews of various D.C. bands), 1994 series 2box 4folder 107
Secret Weapon -- Issue 1, 1993 series 2box 4folder 108
Serious Putty -- Issue 2 (Interview with Corm), 1994 series 2box 4folder 109
Shoelace -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Fugazi and Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 4folder 110
Shredding Material -- Issue 6 (Interviews with Jawbox and HR), 1991 series 2box 4folder 111
Shredding Material -- Issue 8 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 4folder 112
Shrill -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1993 series 2box 4folder 113
Sidekick -- Issue 1 (Interviews with Jawbox and Shudder To Think), 1990 series 2box 4folder 114
Skeeno Scope -- Issue 1 (Bad Brains photos), 1982 series 2box 4folder 115
The Skills of Defensive Driving -- Issue 9 (Interviews with Slant 6, Simple Machines Records, and Jawbox), Spring 1994 series 2box 4folder 116
Slave To The Needles -- Issue 3 (Interviews about sewing with Ian MacKaye, Kim Coletta, and Jean Cook), circa 2005 series 2box 4folder 117
Slug -- Issue 91 (Interview with Jawbox), Jul 1996 series 2box 4folder 118
Snack Cake -- (Interview with Jawbox), September/October 1996 series 2box 4folder 119
Sofft Sity -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), 1997 series 2box 4folder 120
Sold Out -- Issue 10 (Interview with Fidelity Jones, Dag Nasty poster), 1990 series 2box 4folder 121
Something Smells -- Issue 5 (Interview with Jawbox), Summer 1991 series 2box 5folder 1
Spank -- Issue 13 (Reviews of Jawbox and Corm), September/October 1995 series 2box 5folder 2
Spank -- Issue 18 (Interview with Jawbox), October/November 1996 series 2box 5folder 3
Speed Bump -- Issue 1 (Photos of Frodus and Corm) (2 copies), 1994 series 2box 5folder 4
Speed Bump -- Issue 4 (Photos and reviews of various D.C. bands), 1994 series 2box 5folder 5
Speed Bump -- Issue 5 (Photos and reviews of various D.C. bands), 1995 series 2box 5folder 6
Speed Kills -- Issue 6 (Interview with Slant 6, Photo essay by Cynthia Connolly of Dischord Records), 1994 series 2box 5folder 7
Spot -- Issue 1 (Corm interview), 1994 series 2box 5folder 8
Spot -- Issue 4 (Coverage of Corm) (2 copies), 1994 series 2box 5folder 9
Suburban Voice -- Issue 30 (Interview with Jawbox), Winter 1991 series 2box 5folder 10
Subversive Workshop Newsletter -- Issue 10 (Interview with Jawbox), 1994 series 2box 5folder 11
Suspect Device -- Issue 14 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 5folder 12
Swill -- Issue 9 (Short feature on Corm, review of WGNS compilation), 1994 series 2box 5folder 13
Swill -- Issue 10 (Interviews with Jawbox and Your Majesty), 1995 series 2box 5folder 14
Swill -- Issue 11 (Review of Eggs/Pitchblende split 7), 1995 series 2box 5folder 15
Thicker -- Issue 3 (Interview with Ian MacKaye), 1994 series 2box 5folder 16
Thimble Rigger -- Issue 3 (Interview with Jawbox), circa 1992 series 2box 5folder 17
Touch And Go -- Best Of Issue (Interviews with Ian MacKaye, Youth Brigade, The Faith, Iron Cross, Minor Threat, and Red C), 1991 series 2box 5folder 18
Truant -- Issue 3 (Interviews with Shudder To Think and Trusty), 1989 series 2box 5folder 19
Twistworthy -- Issue 5 (Interviews with Jawbox and Trusty), 1992 series 2box 5folder 20
Unbent -- Issue 1 (Reviews of D.C. bands), 1992 series 2box 5folder 21
Under The Volcano -- Issue 32 (Interview with Jawbox/DeSoto Records), Summer 1996 series 2box 5folder 22
Verbicide -- Issue 15 (Interview with Kim Coletta), 2006 series 2box 5folder 23
Wanna Communicate? -- Issue 1 (Interview with Jawbox), 1991 series 2box 5folder 24
Weird Flower -- Issue 4 (Interview with Jawbox), Spring 1991 series 2box 5folder 25
What's In A Name -- Issue 1 (Jawbox article), May 1991 series 2box 5folder 26
Whole Lot Less, A -- Issue 3.5 (Interview with Jawbox), 1996 series 2box 5folder 27
Yakuza -- Issue 5, 1994 series 2box 5folder 28
Zoom -- Issue 11 (Reprint of Minor Threat interview from another fanzine in the early 1980s), 1995 series 2box 5folder 29

Series 3: Fanzine Production Materials, 1993 (.10 linear feet)

This series contains materials that relate to the creation of fanzines related to this collection. Materials are arranged alphabetically by fanzine title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Slanted -- (Correspondence about the fanzine with Guy Picciotto of Fugazi), 1993 series 3box 5folder 30

Series 4: Digital Files, D.C.-area Fanzines, 1979-2008 (4.96 GB)

This series contains digital files that include born-digital fanzines and scans of paper fanzines from the Washington, D.C.-area. Items in this series are in JPEG and PDF formats.

Subseries 4.1: Descenes, 1979-1980 (4.9 GB)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
January 1979 -- JPEG, January 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1
Front cover (White Boy), 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 1.0
Page 2, Table of contents, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 2.0
Page 3, Editorial, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 3.0
Page 4, Half Japanese, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 4.0
Page 5, White Boy, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 5.0
Page 6, White Boy, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 6.0
Page 7, White Boy, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 7.0
Page 8, D.C. Family Tree, part one, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 8.0
Page 9, D.C. Family Tree, part two, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 9.0
Page 10, White Boy, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 10.0
Page 11, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 11.0
Page 12, White Boy, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 12.0
Page 13, The Razz, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 13.0
Page 14, Urban Verbs, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 14.0
Page 15, Skip Groff column, DCeats profile, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 15.0
Page 16, White Boy, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 1item 16.0
April 1979 -- JPEG, April 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2
Front cover (Young Turds), 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 1.0
Page 2, Table of contents, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 2.0
Page 3, Editorial, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 3.0
Page 4, Letters, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 4.0
Page 5, Music News, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 5.0
Page 6, Mr. Ott, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 6.0
Page 7, D.C. Family Tree #2, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 7.0
Page 8, Young Turds, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 8.0
Page 9, Young Turds, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 9.0
Page 10, Young Turds, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 10.0
Page 11, Slickee Boys, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 11.0
Page 12, The Chumps, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 12.0
Page 13, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 13.0
Page 14, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 14.0
Page 15, D.C.ography, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 2item 15.0
July 1979 -- JPEG, July 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3
Front cover (D.C.eats), 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 1.0
Page 2, Table of contents, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 2.0
Page 3, Editorial, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 3.0
Page 4, Letters, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 4.0
Page 5, Music News, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 5.0
Page 7, Brian Eno reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 6.0
Page 8, D.C.eats, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 7.0
Page 9, D.C.eats, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 8.0
Page 10, D.C.eats, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 9.0
Page 11, D.C.eats, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 10.0
Page 12, D.C.eats, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 11.0
Page 13, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 12.0
Page 14, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 13.0
Page 15, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 3item 14.0
December 1979 -- JPEG, December 1979series 4.1box 6folder 4
Front cover (Half Japanese), 1979series 4.1box 6folder 4item 1.0
Page 6, Music news, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 4item 2.0
Page 10, Bad Brains, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 4item 3.0
Page 13, Concert reviews, 1979series 4.1box 6folder 4item 4.0
June 1980 -- JPEG, June 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5
Front cover (Insect Surfers), 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 1.0
Page 2, Table of contents, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 2.0
Page 3, Editorial, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 3.0
Page 4, Letters, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 4.0
Page 5, Music News, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 5.0
Page 6, Insect Surfers, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 6.0
Page 7, Insect Surfers, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 7.0
Page 8, Insect Surfers, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 8.0
Page 9, Insect Surfers, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 9.0
Page 10, Steve Lorber, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 10.0
Page 11, D.C. scene report, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 11.0
Page 12, Concert reviews, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 12.0
Page 13, Concert reviews, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 13.0
Page 14, Concert reviews, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 14.0
Page 15, D.C.ography, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 15.0
Page 16, Alex Chilton, 1980series 4.1box 6folder 5item 16.0

Subseries 4.2: Discords, 1981 (5.74 MB)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
October 1981 -- JPEG, October 1981series 4.2box 6folder 6
Front cover (The Bongos), 1981series 4.2box 6folder 6item 1.0

Subseries 4.3: Insurrection, 1983 (15.7 MB)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Issue 1 -- PDF, circa 1983series 4.3box 6folder 7

Subseries 4.4: Punk Life, 2006-2012 (36.4 MB)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Issue 40 -- PDF, 2008series 4.4box 6folder 8
Issue 41 -- PDF, 2009series 4.4box 6folder 9
Issue 42 -- PDF, 2010series 4.4box 6folder 10
Issue 50 -- PDF, 2012series 4.4box 6folder 11
Unnumbered issue -- PDF, 2006series 4.4box 6folder 12

Series 5: Digital Files, Non-D.C.-area Fanzines, 2004 (40 MB)

This series contains digital files that include born-digital fanzines and scans of paper fanzines. Publications are from outside of the Washington, D.C.-area but include coverage of the D.C. punk and indie community. Items in this series are in the PDF format.

Subseries 5.1: Punk Planet, 2004

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Channels interview -- PDF, 2004series 5.1box 6folder 13

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