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Raphael Cassimere Jr., papers

Identifier: 712
Content Description The bulk of the collection consists of Cassimere’s records of the activities of the New Orleans Branch of the NAACP and the NAACP Louisiana State Conference of Branches and Youth Councils; convention materials for the annual meeting of the NAACP; local committees and boards including, the Vieux Carré Commission in New Orleans, the Louisiana Black Culture Commission, and the Citizen’s Committee for Equality and Excellence in Louisiana’s Universities. The materials are administrative in...
Dates: Other: 1935-2008

Evans J. Casso collection

Identifier: 075
Content Description

Evans Joseph Casso (1914-1996) was an amateur historian, author and lecturer from Donaldsonville and New Orleans, Louisiana. He served as president of the Civil War Roundtable of New Orleans at Tulane University.The collection contains historical writings on Henry McCall's Evans Hall Plantation, a study of Reconstruction-era educator Emerson Bentley, and the diary of a Donaldsonville cannoneer, Romain Octave Landry, transcribed by Casso, as well as clippings and other research materials.

Dates: 1861-1988

Catholic Committee of the South Records

Identifier: 076
Scope and Contents This collection contains records related to the Catholic Committee of the South, an organization formed in 1940 by Catholic layman Paul D. Williams, who sought to tackle the oppressive economic, political, racial, and social institutions of the South. The collection highlights the Catholic Church as a religious minority in a region dominated by Protestantism and the presence of progressivism in the post-World War II South. The collection encompasses 0.8 linear feet of correspondence,...
Dates: Created: 1939-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1952

Catholic Council on Human Relations records

Identifier: 077
Scope and Contents This collection includes a variety of materials regarding the Catholic Council on Human Relations (CCHR) and their work to desegregate New Orleans parochial schools. The collection includes correspondence by and to C. Ellic Henican, Charles Plauche, Henry Bezou, and Henry Cabirac. The collection includes the organization's foundational documents, collected publications, and financial materials. Much of the collection consists of correspondence between CCHR staff and directors,...
Dates: Created: 1955-1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1972

Elizabeth Catlett papers

Identifier: 078
Scope and Contents The papers of Elizabeth Catlett, sculptor, graphic artist, teacher, and political activist, consist of correspondence, audiotape cassettes, biographical data, news clippings, notes, photographs, exhibition catalogs, posters, writings, and a reel-to-reel film. The papers have been arranged into three general groups: correspondence, non-correspondence and oversized items, and is arranged alphabetically according to topic and chronologically within each file unit. Non-correspondence includes...
Dates: Created: 1959-1984; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1984

Elizabeth Catlett papers addendum

Identifier: 078-1
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Catlett papers addendum consists primarily of Catlett's professional correspondence (1959-2003) and items collected by her throughout her professional life as a sculptor, graphic artist, teacher, and political activist. The collection measures 12.5 linear feet and dates from 1942-2003, with the bulk of material dating from 1976-2000. Correspondence in the collection is comprised mostly of letters received by Catlett from museums, galleries, and individuals...
Dates: Created: 1942-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1976-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1987

Elizabeth Catlett papers addendum II

Identifier: 078-2
Scope and Contents The addition to the papers of artist Elizabeth Catlett consists of correspondence, photographs, exhibition and event ephemera, and certificates. Events covered within the materials include creation and installation of a commissioned Catlett sculpture at Terrell Place in Washington, D.C. (2003); presentation of The Sharecropper print to the University of Iowa Museum of Art (2002); Elizabeth Catlett’s birthday weekend exhibition celebration at the Stella Jones Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana...
Dates: Created: 1921-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-2008; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/2014

Celebrating Our Remembrances collection

Identifier: 612
Content Description

The Celebrating Our Remembrances collection consists of oral history transcipts, photographs, booklets, and ephemera documenting the life of African Americans from West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. The collection was created by the West Baton Rouge Public Library.

Dates: Other: 1999-2000

Central Congregational United Church of Christ records

Identifier: 079
Content Description The records of the Central Congregational United Church of Christ in New Orleans, Louisiana consist of board of bylaws trustees’ reports, correspondence, minute books, financial reports, sermons, photographs, membership rosters, programs, and other printed materials. Unbound minutes are also included, as is the centennial history of the church that was founded in 1872. Former pastors of the church are represented by items in that collection, past and present members of the church are also...
Dates: Other: 1893-2009

Mary E. Chamberlin papers

Identifier: 080
Content Description

Largely consisting of family correspondence, this collection also includes photographs, a scrapbook, various ephemera, and a wedding announcement. The collection also includes some materials from the Oberlin College class of 1899.

Dates: Other: 1886-1906

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