Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description Included is a 1925 letter from U. G. Mason and R. W. Coleman, minister at the First African Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, concerning a meeting of fraternal heads and educators throughout Alabama to establish a "Fraternal University for the training of the Negro youth." Also included is a promotional packet for a 1958 joint United Nations and foreign policy seminar sponsored by the Council on Christian Social Progress of the American Baptist Convention and the National Baptist...
Dates: Other: 1925-1958
Content Description The papers of actress, journalist and educator Dr. Marguerite Cartwright chronicle her personal life, career and academic endeavors. The collection encompasses 165.59 linear feet and provides an in-depth look at African Americans and world affairs, contemporary issues facing the United States in the mid-twentieth century, the anti-colonialism movement following World War II, and the United Nations through her work as an accredited UN correspondent for the Pittsburgh Courier. She was interested...
Scope and Contents Photo journalist Arnold de Mille (1908-1996) spent his career capturing the African American experience for the better part of the twentieth century, as well as recording the African experience during a time of volatility and upheaval. His papers and photographs span this storied career with a significant amount of these materials dedicated to beauty culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and his work for the United Nations. Included are issues from the short-lived ...
Dates: Created: 1942-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2000
Scope and Contents The Marr-McGee Family papers document the lives of writer, photographer, and cultural promoter Warren Marr II; his wife, attorney, community activist, and energy consultant Carmel Carrington Marr; and his sister, nurse, and race relations advocate Grace Marr Nugent. The key topics covered in this collection are the founding and administration of the Amistad Research Center; Black arts and theater; community development and relations; historically Black colleges and universities; human rights...
Dates: Created: 1915-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1961-1985; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1971
Content Description Multilingual interpreter, Raoul Perez, guided the development of an interpretation program for the United Nations. His papers include correspondence, lists, teaching materials, photographs, and press clippings, mostly about his US military service in WWII, the United Nations, and Hostos Community College of the City University of New York.
Dates: Other: 1941-1975