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Carol Allen papers

Identifier: 805
Content Description The Carol Allen papers include correspondence, research materials, photographs, and ephemera related to Allen’s biography on Leah Chase entitled Leah Chase: Listen, I Say Like This (2002) and events honoring Leah Chase. Items of note include a Dookie Chase souvenir book and several other pieces of ephemera autographed by Mrs. Chase.
Dates: 1996-2016

Amistad America, Inc. collection

Identifier: 629
Content Description This artificial collection contains promotional packets, news clippings, and memorabilia related to Amistad America Inc., a non-profit organization headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut, that operates the Freedom Schooner Amistad, a replica of the original schooner La Amistad.
Dates: Other: 2000

Kwaw Ansah collection

Identifier: SC2003
Content Description This collection includes a copy of Ghanaian filmmaker Kwaw Ansah's screenplay “Heritage (The Colonial Subject).” The main character is Quincy Arthur Bosomfield, alias Kwesi Atta Bosomefi. It concerns an identity crisis of a Gold Coast colonial administrator who had been born a member of the Fante people.
Dates: Other: 1982

Arna Bontemps Foundation collection

Identifier: 263
Content Description This collection consists primarily of printed ephemera from the Arna Bontemps Foundation, including posters, brochures, newsletters, etc.
Dates: Other: 1981-1993

Associated Black Charities collection

Identifier: 2006
Content Description Associated Black Charities was founded in 1985 to represent and respond to issues of special significance to Maryland’s African American communities. Items include the organizational publication Associated Black Charities Blackboard, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other printed items.
Dates: Other: 1982-1988

Walter Joseph Barker Sr. collection

Identifier: 2009
Content Description This collection includes a collection of poetry entitled Barker's Musings, broadsides of poetry by Walter J. Barker, Barker's obituary, and his funeral program. Barker was a long-time public school educator, a graduate of New Orleans University, a board member of the Dryades Street YMCA, and a WWI veteran.
Dates: Other: 1940-1985

Augustus Field Beard papers

Identifier: 038
Content Description Predominantly correspondence (1923-1935), also one speech (Dec. 10, 1930), a short memoir (undated), and a few clippings (1929-1931). With three exceptions all outgoing letters (156) are addressed to Frederick Leslie and Ruth Brownlee. The Rev. Brownlee (1883-1962) was Dr. Beard's sucessor as Corresponding Secretary of the American Missionary Association and Mrs. Brownlee, a distant cousin. There are eight incoming letters. Among the subjects discussed are the publication program of...
Dates: Other: 1873-1935

Black Caucus of the Society for Research in Child Development records

Identifier: 764
Content Description The first formal meeting of what was to be the Black Caucus of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) was convened in March 1973. It included attendees of the 1971and 1973 SRCD meetings in Minneapolis, MN, and Philadelphia, PA. The charge of this meeting was to investigate the relationship between African Americans and the organizational structure of SRCD. In 1977, SRCS’s Governing Council established the Committee on Minority Participation as a new standing committee. Later that...
Dates: Other: 1973-2007

Black Employees of the Library of Congress and Ethnic Employees of the Library of Congress collection

Identifier: 049
Content Description Black Employees of the Library of Congress (BELC) was founded in 1970 and Ethnic Employees of the Library of Congress (EELC) was founded in 1973 to improve conditions of Black and other minority employees at the Library of Congress. Items include copies of correspondence, clippings, a history of the organization, a publication by the group titled Ethnic Racial Brotherhood first published in 1980, and copies of Ethnic Racial Review first published in 1975 (both unbound). Some of the issues with...
Dates: Other: 1981-1983

Elma Moore Booker papers

Identifier: 459
Scope and Contents The papers of Elma Moore Booker document Booker's life and career as the first African American woman to own a dance studio in New Orleans, Louisiana. The collection is .4 linear and contains biographical information, recital programs and photographs, and personal family documents and photographs dating from 1911-1998. The collection houses Elma Booker's certificate to teach from the Mildred Kohlman Studio of Dance. In the collection is an extensive record of dance steps and exercises. Some of...
Dates: Created: 1911-1998; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1998

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