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Richmond Barthe papers

Identifier: 034
Scope and Contents The papers of Richmond Barthe, Harlem Renaissance sculptor, consist of correspondence, contact books, programs, brochures, news and magazine clippings, notes, lists, financial information, poetry, letters, passports, publications, resumes, advertisements, and photographs. The papers have been arranged in three general groups of correspondence, other materials, and photographs. The correspondence has been arranged into nine divisions alphabetically according to topic and...
Dates: Created: 1901-1989; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1987

Sidney Barthelemy papers

Identifier: 447
Content Description

This collection consists of speeches made by New Orleans Mayor Sidney Barthelemy, as well as correspondence, which reflect Barthelemy's years as Mayor. Barthemey was the second African American to hold the New Orleans Mayoral chair from 1986 to 1994.

Dates: Other: 1989-1992

Melinda Bartley papers

Identifier: 655
Content Description Dr. Melinda Bartley, an educator and administrator, served as Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Southern University New Orleans from 1991 to 1996. She was vice president of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, president of the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, coordinator of the Adolescent Pregnancy Childwatch Project, vice president of the Dryades YMCA, member of Greater Liberty Baptist Church, and board member of the Morgan City-based Kuji Center. Her...
Dates: Other: 1955-2002

Emmett W. Bashful papers

Identifier: 675
Content Description Dr. Emmett Bashful, educator and political scientist, was born on March 12, 1917, in Oscar, Louisiana. He was a native of Pointe Coupee Parish, but the family moved to Baton Rouge when he was four years old, where he was educated in the public schools of East Baton Rouge. He was one of the first African Americans to receive a graduate degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1940 and continued on to the University of Illinois...
Dates: Other: 1955-2004

James Edward Bates photograph collection

 Collection — Container: Small collections
Identifier: 2512
Scope and Contents The James Edward Bates Photographs include two 12" x 18" black and white photographs produced by Bates. One photograph depicts protesters at a rally in support of the Jena Six at the La Salle Parish Courthouse in Jena, Louisiana, on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 21, 2008. The second depicts an African-American bus driver escorting Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, North Mississippi White Knights and National Socialist Movement members following their protest of the renaming...
Dates: Created: 2008-2013; Other: Date acquired: 07/02/2014

Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations records

Identifier: 564
Content Description

The records of the Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations include correspondence, minutes, membership lists, programs, newsletters and a 1983 publication by the Baton Rouge Area Young Women's Christian Association entitled "Remembering the Struggle: Oral Histories and Photographs of Batron Rouge Women Who Worked for Human Rights." The records date from 1982-1997.

Dates: Other: 1982-1997

Harold R. Battiste papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 451
Scope and Contents As a central figure among a small group of jazz musicians and jazz educators who shaped the second 50 years of New Orleans jazz, the papers of Harold R. Battiste document Battiste's career as an influential composer, producer, educator, and promoter of modern jazz music. Also documented are Battiste's various business ventures in the area of music, including his work with Sonny and Cher and the foundation and history of All For One (A.F.O.) Records and At Last Publishing Co., the first...
Dates: Created: 1928-2010; Other: Date acquired: 08/12/1994

Harold R. Battiste photograph

 Collection — Container: small collections
Identifier: 2499
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one 14 x 14 in. black and white photograph of New Orleans musician Harold R. Battiste in front of a piano by New Orleans fine art photographer Eric Paul Julien. The photograph is signed, numbered, and dated by the photographer. The photograph was taken in 2008.

Dates: Created: 2008; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2008

Nicholas Bauer letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2393
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a single letter from Nicholas Bauer, Superintendent of Orleans Parish School Board, to "James E. Weathers and Petitioners" dated 6 August 1930. The letter reads: "Dear Sirs: The Orleans Parish School Board has considered your petition to establish a colored evening high school or in lieu of that, a continuation of the eight grade opportunities in night school work and has decided that at this time, because of financial reasons, it can not [...
Dates: Created: 1930 August 6; Other: Date acquired: 02/15/1997

Elliot Von Joseph Beal papers

Identifier: 036
Scope and Contents The Elliot Von Joseph Beal papers include correspondence, scrapbooks, invitations, clippings, programs, photographs, sheet music, financial records, and honors and awards generated by the career of New Orleans teacher and musician Elliot Von Joseph Beal. A few personal items are included, such as Orleans Parish School Board teaching certificates, family photographs, materials about social clubs in which Beal held membership, and materials about his McDonogh #35 high school class. Items about...
Dates: Created: 1932-1985; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

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