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Fredi Washington papers

Identifier: 380
Scope and Contents The papers of actress, dancer, and activist Fredi Washington measure 2.14 linear feet. The collection, dating from 1925-1979, documents her stage and film career, her writings on theater, and her professional work in supporting African American actors and actresses. It contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, honors and awards, scripts, and a scrapbook. Approximately one hundred items of correspondence from 1933 to 1979 are contained in the collection. The...
Dates: Created: 1925-1979; Other: Date acquired: 06/30/1975

Helen Hamilton Washington papers

Identifier: 760
Content Description Helen Hamilton Washington, of Savannah, Georgia, is a graduate of Daniel Hand School and Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi. She is also a member of the First Congregational Church in Savannah. Her papers reflect her and her family's association with the school and church. Tougaloo College material includes photographs of Washington as a child through graduation at Tougaloo, as well as later photographs of reunion visits to the campus. Also present are two reprints showing her father,...
Dates: Other: 1910-2013

Lizzie D. Watson papers

Identifier: 2059
Content Description The Lizzie D. Watson papers are comprised of correspondence and teaching certificates regarding the teaching career of Elizabeth D. Watson, also known as Lizzie Watson or L. D. Watson, of New Orleans, Louisiana. The papers include an 1869 letter of recommendation from Edward Orton for Watson, then a recent graduate of the Preparatory School of Antioch College. Also included is correspondence dating from 1906 to 1923 from New Orleans Public Schools Superintendent Warren Easton and others...
Dates: Other: 1869-1923

Weeksville [New York] collection

Identifier: 382
Content Description The Weeksville [New York] collection includes items collected and prepared by Dr. Marguerite Casanave Thompson, who served as facilitator for the Weeksville/Bank Street College Follow Through Resource Center. The collection documents the early history of a New York African American community in the early 1800s. The community took the name of James Weeks, a property holder in the area. The collection contains photocopies and includes correspondence, resource materials for teaching, and...
Dates: Other: 1846-1982

Roy Joseph Weems papers

Identifier: 561

The papers of Roy Joseph Weems richly document student life at Straight College in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the 1920s and 1930s, with a particular emphasis on athletics.

Dates: Created: 1909-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/20/1999

We'll Never Turn Back collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 383
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, publications, ephemera, publicity, and other materials related to the We’ll Never Turn Back exhibition sponsored by the Amistad Research Center in 1980. Items of note include an exhibition catalog containing profiles of the photographers whose work was featured in the exhibition as well as ten reproductions of their photographs. Photographers include Tamio Wakayama, Maria Varela, Elaine Tomlin, Charles Moore, Danny Lyon, Julius Lester, Matt Herron,...
Dates: Created: 1960-1987; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1987

Eric Steele Wells papers

Identifier: 384
Scope and Contents The Eric Steele Wells papers document the family and education of Wells, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, especially Avery Institute in Charleston, where Wells attended school. The bulk of the collection includes material reflecting Wells' interest in collecting materials related to African American and African history. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, financial documents, Avery Institute publications and school documents, posters, printed ephemera, newsclippings...
Dates: Created: 1855-1986; Other: Date acquired: 09/03/1969

Eric Steele Wells papers addendum

Identifier: 384-1
Content Description

The collection consists of a single, circular photograph of Eric Steele Wells with boats in the background. Photographer, location and date are unknown.

Dates: Other: circa 1950s?

Gabriel and John W. Wells invoice book

Identifier: 2274
Scope and Contents An invoice book, 1812-1817, for items purchased for a general store in New York owned by Gabriel and John W. Wells. In this same volume is an account book, 1832-1836, containing debits and credits for both a store and a farm, listing sums in pounds, shillings, and pence. The Wells bought various items: groceries; supplies for cooking, sewing, shooting, and smoking; clothing; tableware; equipment for horses; and school supplies. Other items include spectacles, toothbrushes,...
Dates: Created: 1812-1836; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Wallace Lewis Wells papers

Identifier: 385
Content Description Wallace Lewis Wells was an Episcopalian minister who served as dean of Chapel at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 1964 to 1966. His papers include a scrapbook, sermons, chapel programs and photographs. Wells also pastored St. James Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas, which is documented in a news clipping. The scrapbook contains family photographs and other items related to Wells and his family, as well as items related to his college and military service period. A later...
Dates: Other: 1927-1987

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