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United Clubs Inc. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC2001
Scope and Contents

The collection includes five audio reel sound recordings that contain subject matter about poverty in New Orleans, the reaction of United Clubs to the White Citizens' Councils, and the NAACP. Also present is an October 1961 letter from Burns as director of United Clubs to "officers and members" regarding the 1960 "blackout" of Mardi Gras and an upcoming voter registration drive.

Dates: Created: 1961-1964; Other: Majority of material found in 1961-1964; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/1998

University of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern Culture Civil Rights Movement and the Law oral history collection

Identifier: 2246
Content Description

Sound recordings of the proceedings of a civil rights conference held in 1989 by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture entitled The Civil Rights Movement and the Law. Recordings include panel discussions with panelists Jack Greenberg, Constance Baker Motley, Charles Clark, Jean Fairfax, Frank R. Parker, and others. Also included is a paper copy of remarks by Constance Baker Motley.

Dates: 1989

UpStairs Lounge Fire Anniversary collection

Identifier: 797
Content Description The UpStairs Lounge Fire Anniversary collection consists of 30 placards memorializing the 32 individuals who died in an arson attack on the UpStairs Lounge, a gay bar in New Orleans, on June 24, 1973. Twenty-nine identified individuals and three unidentified individuals perished in the fire, which until 2016 was the deadliest known attack on a gay club in the United States. Accompanying the placards is a flier and program for an interfaith memorial service and second line parade...
Dates: Other: 2018

Urban League of Greater New Orleans records

Identifier: 370
Content Description

The records of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans include correspondence, minutes, reports, studies and financial records of the Urban League's general fund and special projects, including the Street Academy Program, Adolescent Pregnancy Program, Data Processing Center, Deliquency Preservation Progam, and Parent Child Center programs. Also included are collected items and writings.

Dates: Other: 1978-1988

Gene L. Usdin collection

 Collection — Container: Small Collections
Identifier: SC2503
Scope and Contents The Gene L. Usdin collection contains documents related to the debate regarding public school integration in New Orleans in 1960. It contains a 2 February 1961 letter to Usdin from U.S. District Judge J. Skelly Wright regarding a school board dinner. In it, Wright writes in part: "Unquestionably, you made a great contribution toward the eventual settlement of this very difficult problem. The dinner was the first time, to my knowledge, when the moderates in this city have spoken above a...
Dates: Created: 1961; Other: Majority of material found in 1961; Other: Date acquired: 08/22/1998

Valena C. Jones School class reunion collection

Identifier: 568
Content Description

Valena C. Jones School in New Orleans was a leading elementary school for African Americans during the segregation era. This collection includes photographs, articles and organizational materials pertaining to the fiftieth reunion of the Valena C. Jones class of 1948.

Dates: Other: 1998

Preston and Bonita Valien Papers

Identifier: 371
Scope and Contents The Preston and Bonita Valien papers are a rich source of documentation generated during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, and extremely strong in documenting their ground breaking sociology research in the areas of African American higher education, housing segregation, public school and public transportation integration, population migration from the south to the north, race relations, as well as women’s health related to birth control and infant mortality. The...
Dates: Created: 1932-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1960; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1969

Paul R. Valteau, Jr. papers

Identifier: 372
Content Description Paul R. Valteau, Jr. served as civil sherriff of Orleans Parish for over 25 years. The papers of former Orleans Parish Civil Sheriff Paul R. Valteau, Jr. document Valteau’s service in that position and the various comunity outreach programs undertaken by the Civil Sheriff’s Office during his tenure. The material also documents aspects of New Orleans politics from the late 1970s through 2010. The collection consists of news clippings, minutes and agenda, pamphlets and brochures, invitations,...
Dates: Other: 1970-2010

Margaret Rose Vendryes collection

Identifier: 746
Content Description The Margaret Rose Vendryes collection consists of research files compiled by Vendryes, an artist and art historian, in preparation for her 2008 book, Barthé: A Life in Sculpture. The collection and Vendryes’ book concern African American sculptor Richmond Barthé, a native of Mississippi and prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. The collection dates from 1939-2008 and measures 2.80 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of photocopied...
Dates: Other: 1939-2008

Vining Family scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 373
Scope and Contents The Vining family scrapbook consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera collected by the family of New Orleans physician R. J. Vining. The photographs include those of the Vining family and friends, including prominent members of Creole families in New Orleans. Individuals depicted in photographs include: Ethel Brown, L.T. Burbridge family, J.J. Dejoie Sr., Joseph Dejoie Jr., Pearl Dejoie, Prudhomme Dejoie, Beatrice Dunn, Florence Anne Dunn, Hatte Feger, Vera...
Dates: Created: 1925-1946; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1989

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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 5
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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 5
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Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Christ 3
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Congregational Education Society 3
Convention of the South (U.C.C.) 3
Cullen, Countée, 1903-1946 3
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 3
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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
Tilley, John Lee, 1898-1971 3
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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Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 2
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Berry, Arthur R., 1923- 2
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 2
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