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Larry Bagneris papers

Identifier: 714
Scope and Contents The papers of civil rights and gay rights activist Larry Bagneris Jr. document his community and political activities in Houston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, speeches, flyers, campaign material, news clippings, biographical material, programs, and various periodicals focused on gay rights and communities.  The earliest material concerns Bagneris' employment with the Washington National Insurance Company (1970-1989). Correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1968-2008; Other: Date acquired: 06/27/2011

Ruth Morand Baham collection

 Collection — Container: Seventh War Loan Poster
Identifier: 530
Scope and Contents The Ruth Morand Baham collection contains news clippings, magazine articles, ephemera, collected writings, and books related to African American history with an emphasis on New Orleans and the city's first African American mayor, Ernest "Dutch" Morial and the Morial family. The collection also emphasizes Marcus Christian, J.A. Rogers, Leontyne Bryant Gumbel, Martin Luther King Jr, and others. Subjects covered in the newspaper clippings include African Americans in arts and...
Dates: Created: 1941-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1994; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/1997

Regina Harris Baiocchi papers

Identifier: 666
Content Description The papers of composer of classical music, performer, and author consist of a copy of her book Indigo Sound (2003), published by SUSAAMI Books, Inc. The papers also include a press kit from the publication, curriculum vitae, articles regarding her participation in a History-Maker’s oral history project, and programs of performances. Lastly, a demo compact disc Regina Harris Baiocchi Live! is included.The papers also contain...
Dates: Other: 1978-2017

Liva Baker collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2389
Scope and Contents This collection contains a cassette audiotape and transcription of a talk given by Liva Baker at the Amistad Research Center on October 22, 1996. The topic of Baker's talk was the recent publication of her book The Second Battle of New Orleans: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools. Particular focus was given to individuals who played a role in the book: Rosa Freeman Keller, A.P. Tureaud, J. Skelly Wright, Daniel Ellis Byrd, John P. Nelson and...
Dates: Created: 1996; Other: Date acquired: 10/26/1996

Gertrude Banks collection

Identifier: 032
Content Description This collection includes a small amount of correspondence, newsletters, clippings from the Chicago press mainly, church bulletins (especially for the Church of the Good Shepherd (Chicago, IL), and obituaries. An item of interest is the 1956 commencement program for the Poro College in Chicago that was founded by Annie M. Malone. She was president of the institution that trained beauticians with a primary focus on the Black client. The letters include the first official letter written by the...
Dates: Other: 1956-1990

Samuel L. Banks collection

Identifier: 033
Content Description The collection consists predominantly photocopies of writings and speeches delivered at various professional meetings and a book review. The writings and speeches all relate to higher education, methodology, ethnicity, curriculum planning, urban schools, and Blacks. The book review is for Gutman's, Time on the Cross. An item of interest is the paper titled, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Nine Years Later. Equality of educational opportunities and curriculum design for...
Dates: Other: 1973-1975

Carroll G. Barber collection

Identifier: 439
Scope and Contents This collection is Carroll G. Barber's research file on the history of McNary, a Louisiana lumber town that was relocated from Louisiana to Arizona in 1924 when the William Cady Lumber Company acquired property in Arizona. Barber was actively engaged in documenting this community from the 1960s to the 1990s, and correspondence demonstrates Barber's efforts in compiling this information from an array of sources. This move involved two trainloads of Louisiana-based employees and their...
Dates: Created: 1924-1990; Other: Date acquired: 10/20/1993

Danny Barker collection

Identifier: 552
Content Description

The Danny Barker collection contains news clippings, as well as flyers and other printed ephemera, that document the career of jazz musician and music historian Danny Barker. Also included is an oral history interview with Barker conducted by fellow musician Michael White, as well as a videocassette tape recording of Barker's funeral.

Dates: Other: 1974-1994

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

Jack Baron papers

Identifier: 422
Content Description The papers of Key West, Florida, folk artist Jack Baron mainly date from the 1980s-1990s consists of correspondence; news clippings; invitations to art exhibitions; and gallery inventories, invitations, and exhibition publicity ephemera. Baron’s bachelor’s degree from New York University (1950), as well as a scrapbook kept by the artist and a guest book from Baron's exhibition entitled "The Birthday Party", and an untitled article on Baron's Key West studio are also included. Author...
Dates: Other: 1979-2005

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Flint-Goodridge Hospital (New Orleans, La.) 5
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 5
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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 5
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Africa Fund (New York, N.Y.) 4
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Ballard Normal School (Macon, Ga.) 4
Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ 4
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Dent, Jessie Covington (Ernestine Jessie), 1904-2001 4
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Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Christ 3
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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
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Pincus, Edward, 1938-2013 3
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Save Our Schools 3
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Urban League of Greater New Orleans 3
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Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974 2
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B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
Barthelemy, Sidney 2
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Berry, Arthur R., 1923- 2
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