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Elizabeth Lee Abbott collection

 Collection
Identifier: 17
Content Description Items include correspondence, minutes, proceedings of the National Conference of Christian Work among the Chinese Americans, history of the Pacific Chinese Mission, by-laws, and constitution of the Women's Missionary Society of the Pacific Coast, History of the Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church to the California Chinese, statistics of the Chinese Churches, Missions, Schools, and Institutions, and biographies of Lee San Hong, 1879-1950 and Chan Hon Fan. The collection also contains...
Dates: Other: 1873-1976

Lynn Abbott collection

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Identifier: SC2501
Content Description The Lynn Abbott collection is comprised of three photographs collected by Abbott as part of his research on African American life in Louisiana. The first is an undated photograph by Villard Paddio of an office setting, likely that of Unity Life Insurance Company in New Orleans. Those pictured include: Lillian John, John Simon, Amelia Clott, Janet [illegible name], Mildred Brown, Pinkey Hills, Lena Woodruff, Anona Milanez, Mabel Twine, William J. Huntley, Hilda Burns, Clifton H. Denson, and...
Dates: Other: 1920-1953

Etheline Jones Acox papers

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Identifier: 2
Content Description The papers contain items provided for exhibition at the time Acox was honored by the Friends of Amistad, for which she had served in numerous capacities and as president. The items pertain to her activities in social clubs, the postal alliance, church, and professional organizations. Correspondence, printed items, clippings, and photographs are among the items in the papers. Additionally, early documents include a teaching certificate for Acox's grandfather, Henry Arthur, and a document...
Dates: Other: 1890-1984

Adams Family papers

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Identifier: 004
Content Description The family's papers document grandfather Lewis Adams, co-founder of Tuskegee Institute, Charles P. Adams, founder of Grambling State University in Louisiana and other prominent members of the Adams family including author Chester Himes, and sociologist Joseph S. Himes. The items include a copy of the publication Today's Omaha Woman, which features an article on Charles P. Adams, III's sister and niece, JoAnne A. Lofton, and daughter Dhana Chandler. Additional materials consist of a family...
Dates: Other: 1981-1997

Inez Adams papers

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Identifier: 003
Scope and Contents The Inez Adams papers document Adams' career as a sociologist and anthropologist.  The collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, field notes, and collected publications, and the collection spans the years 1914 to 1966.  The papers have been arranged into seven series, which are arranged as follows:  Biographical material, correspondence, faculty appointments, field notes, financial records, writings by Inez Adams, and writings collected by Inez Adams.  Items of particular...
Dates: Created: 1914-1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1968

Lydia Sindos Adams Family papers

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Identifier: 410
Content Description The Lydia Sindos Adams Family papers document the life and civic interests of Adams, as well as the Adams/Sindos/Gumbel families of New Orleans. Materials include correspondence; photographs, both of the Adams family and various New Orleans organizations; news clippings; genealogy materials; marriage certificates; land deeds; school certificates and diplomas; financial records; autograph and guest books; a diary; and photo albums. Organizations represented in the collection include the...
Dates: Other: 1913-2001

Afram Associates, Inc. collection

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Identifier: 782
Content Description The Afram Associates, Inc. Collection is comprised of various publications and ephemera produced by Afram Associates, Inc. This organization was co-founded in 1968 by Harlem activist, community organizer, and educator Preston Wilcox, along with Kenneth Haskins, Gregory Simms, Lee Montgomery and Ronnie Moore. It was a non-profit public service agency focused on researching, archiving, and sharing information about Black organizations, education, history, and resources and to serve as a...
Dates: Other: 1968-1988

The Africa Fund records

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Identifier: 744
Scope and Contents The Africa Fund records cover the era independence movements on the African continent against the British, Dutch, French, German, and Portuguese colonial governments. The records document settler and exploitative colonialism that occurred in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. The records also cover the era of civil wars within these African countries following independence, including South Africa's apartheid government and anti-apartheid campaigns there, as well as in...
Dates: Created: 1952-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1989

Ramona Africa papers

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Identifier: 489
Scope and Contents The Ramona Africa papers document the 1985 bombing of the headquarters of the Black liberation organization MOVE by the city of Philadelphia and the litigation that followed. The collection highlights local African American activism in Philadelphia, police brutality, and state terrorism. The collection encompasses 3.4 linear feet of correspondence, court transcripts, reports, newspapers, photographs, ephemera, and interview summaries. The predominant dates of the papers are from 1985-1986...
Dates: Created: 1985-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1986; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/1995

African American Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 815
Content Description

This collection, formed at the Amistad Research Center, consists of ephemeral materials on various African American-related topics. It is composed mostly of posters, historical calendars, flyers, and other materials. Of note are "Etches of Ebony" calendars and various promotional materials highlighting accomplishments by African Americans.

Dates: 1983-

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American Missionary Association 25
Dillard University 22
United Church of Christ 21
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 20
United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (1962-2000) 11
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Johnson, Clifton H. (Clifton Herman), 1921-2008 9
Dent, Tom (Thomas Covington), 1932-1998 8
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 8
Morial, Ernest N. (Ernest Nathan), 1929-1989 8
New Orleans Public Schools 8
Operation Crossroads Africa 8
Straight College (New Orleans, La.) 8
Congregational Christian Churches 7
Congress of Racial Equality 7
LeMoyne-Owen College 7
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 7
Deacons for Defense and Justice 6
Fisk University 6
Free Southern Theater (1963-1978) 6
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 6
Talladega College 6
Tougaloo College 6
Tureaud, A. P. (Alexander Pierre) 6
American Committee on Africa 5
Flint-Goodridge Hospital (New Orleans, La.) 5
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 5
Louisiana Education Association 5
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 5
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 5
Tuskegee Institute 5
United Nations 5
Africa Fund (New York, N.Y.) 4
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 4
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 4
American Home Missionary Society 4
Ballard Normal School (Macon, Ga.) 4
Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ 4
Central Congregational Church (New Orleans, La) 4
Dent, Jessie Covington (Ernestine Jessie), 1904-2001 4
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 4
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Louisiana 4
Harvey, Clarie Collins, 1916-1995 4
Horne, Frank S. (Frank Smith), 1899-1974 4
Houser, George M. 4
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. 4
Links, Inc. 4
Morial, Marc H., Marc H. (Marc Haydel), 1958- 4
National Urban League 4
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 4
Square, Brenda B. 4
Woodruff, Hale (Hale Aspacio), 1900-1980 4
Adams, Lydia Sindos 3
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 3
Atlanta University 3
Avery Normal Institute 3
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 3
Barthé, Richmond, 1901-1989 3
Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Christ 3
Brice, Carol, 1916-1985 3
Cassimere, Raphael, Jr., Dr., 1942- 3
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-2012 3
Chase, Leah, 1923-2019 3
Congregational Education Society 3
Convention of the South (U.C.C.) 3
Cullen, Countée, 1903-1946 3
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 3
Dent, Albert W., Dr. (Albert Walter), 1904-1984 3
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 3
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 3
Hart, Willie Lee 3
Himes, Chester B. (Chester Bomar), 1909-1984 3
Home Boards of the Congregational Churches 3
Howard University 3
Huston-Tillotson College 3
Marsalis, Ellis, Jr. (Ellis Louis), 1934-2020 3
National Association of Human Rights Workers 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
O’Neal, John, 1940-2019 3
Pincus, Edward, 1938-2013 3
Pitts, Raymond J. (Raymond Jackson), 1911-2004 3
Robinson, James H. (James Herman), 1907-1972 3
Save Our Schools 3
Tilley, John Lee, 1898-1971 3
Urban League of Greater New Orleans 3
Warfield, William, 1920-2002 3
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 3
Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974 2
American Colonization Society 2
Auxiliary to the National Medical Association (U.S.) 2
Barthelemy, Sidney 2
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 2
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 2
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981 2
Berry, Arthur R., 1923- 2
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 2
Bharucha-Reid, Albert Turner, 1927-1985 2
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 2
Bontemps, Arna (Arna Wendell), 1902-1973 2
Boulard, Garry 2
Braden, Henry English, III, Dr. 2
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