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African American Leadership Project collection

Identifier: SC2500
Content Description The African American Leadership Project (AALP) is a nonpartisan network of community activists, religious and business leaders, academics, and concerned citizens that focus on dialogue and agenda building, policy advocacy, community planning, and neighborhood development. It was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana, around 2002. This collection documents the AALP's community activism following Hurricane Katrina. It includes programs, news releases, and flyers for various commemorative events...
Dates: Other: 2006

African American Photograph Album

Identifier: SC2525
Content Description This collection contains 26 photographs and clippings from newspapers and other publications. of African American men, women, and children, most likely from New Orleans, Louisiana. The majority of the individuals are unidentified, but those identified include: Albert Cambre Sr. and Albert Cambre Jr., Dr. F.C. Butler, Mrs. Theodore R. Albert (nee Carrie E. Gayler), J.C. Calvin, T.R. Wallace, W.G. Alston, J.W.E. Bowen, Rev. G.W. Carter, Rev. E.J. Wise, Rev. W.C. Haywood, Rev. L.A. Francis,...
Dates: Other: circa 1918-1951

African American Summit '89 collection

Identifier: SC2482
Content Description

The collection consists of nine audiocassette recordings of speeches and addresses of keynote and guest speakers at the Conference, and Conference program, agenda, and promotional literature. Speakers include the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Angela Davis, Hon. Maxine Waters, Hon. Marion Barry, and Minister Louis Farakan.

Dates: Other: 1989

Afro-American Studies and Research Program at the University of Illinois records

Identifier: 6
Content Description The records consist of publications of the department, grant applications, resumes, course outlines, program activities, and proceedings of the National Council for Black Studies as well as a bound program for the 6th annual National Conference. Serial publications include Afro Scholar Newsletter and Afro Notes. Leaflets and broadsides are also included. Some items are announcements for the Illinois Council for Black Studies. Noted individuals in the collection include photographer Roy Lewis...
Dates: Other: 1980-1984

Air Afrique collection

Identifier: 653
Content Description

Air Afrique was a Pan-African airline for Francophone West and Central Africa, and conducted Black History Tours of those areas. The video collection consists of 5 VHS tapes, travel guides for the countries of Benin, Senegal, Ghana, Mali, and includes a brief historic overview and description of peoples, economics and cultures. They contain many images of the slave-coast in Ghana.

Dates: Other: 1991

John Akamare oral history interview

Identifier: 2455
Content Description

Oral history interview conducted by Brenda Square with John Akamare, the first African native to serve on the crew of the Freedom Schooner Amistad.

Dates: Other: 2002

Raymond Pace Alexander papers

Identifier: 007
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence, briefs, speeches, and photographs relating to Judge Alexander's work with the Common Court of Pleas, Philadelphia, PA. The bulk of the articles by Judge Alexander in the collection date from the late 1960s.

Dates: Created: 1953-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1966-1969; Other: Date acquired: 12/13/1974

Harold Egbert Allan papers

Identifier: 008
Scope and Contents The papers of the noted Jamaican political leader, businessperson, and teacher Sir Harold Egbert Allan are comprised of items that document his political career and the family business, the Capitol Theatre. They include correspondence (letters, cards, and telegrams), biographical data and obituaries, speeches, clippings, photographs, programs, and scrapbooks. Letters, speeches and clippings related to Lady Edris Allan are also present.Correspondence is arranged chronologically...
Dates: Created: 1923-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

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

James Egert Allen papers

Identifier: 010
Scope and Contents The James Egert Allen papers occupy 18.1 linear feet of material about Allen's life as an educator, community activist and civil rights advocate. Having been a resident of Manhattan for over a half century, much of Allen's collection reflects his educational and community involvements in New York. The collection is arranged into six groups of materials that include correspondence, greeting cards, telegrams, invitations, programs, photographs, reports, minutes, recreation and...
Dates: Created: 1917-1976; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1974

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American Missionary Association 25
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 19
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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
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
Tougaloo College 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
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
Perry, Lillian Dunn, 1914-2002 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
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
Barthelemy, Sidney 2
Battiste, Harold R. Jr. (Harold Raymond), 1931-2015 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
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