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Christopher Porche West papers

 Collection — Container: 1 U-Matic
Identifier: 386
Scope and Contents The papers of California native and New Orleans-based photographer Christopher Porche West contain photographs, printed ephemera, correspondence, news clippings and other collected items that document West's interest in the history and culture of New Orleans' African American and Creole communities. The strengths of the West papers are the numerous prints of photographs taken by West, as well as the collection of materials formed by him as part of his research on the history and...
Dates: Created: 1880-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1983; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1981

WGBH Radio New Orleans Jazz Modules collection

Identifier: 2062
Content Description The WGBH Radio New Orleans Jazz Modules collection includes a series of nine audio histories of New Orleans jazz musicians and jazz scholars, each under ten minutes in length. Topics and/or artists include: Ellis Marsalis on teaching jazz; Jason Berry on jazz funerals; Roger Lewis; Ed Blackwell; Danny Barker; Edward "Kidd" Jordan; Blue Lou Barker; and African retention in New Orleans culture. Accompanying the audiocassette is a memorandum with a brief description of the content of each audio...
Dates: Other: 1991

Where They At collection

Identifier: 754
Scope and Contents The Where They At project was begun in 2008 by photographer Aubrey Edwards and journalist Alison Fensterstock, with the assistance of a grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation. It collected over 50 photographic portraits and audio interviews with New Orleans rappers, DJs, producers, photographers, label owners, promoters, record store personnel, journalists and other parties involved in the New Orleans hip-hop and bounce scene from the late 1980s through Hurricane Katrina, as well as...
Dates: Created: 2008-2010; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013

Where They At collection addendum

Identifier: 754-1
Content Description This addendum to the Where They At collection contains 66 photographs produced by Aubrey Edwards for the Where They At project, circa 2008-2010. The photographs include portraits of rappers, DJs, music producers, and label and record store owners from the New Orleans bounce and hip-hop music scene. Also included are family members of bounce artists and notable clubs and venues, as well as public housing projects in New Orleans and scenes from bounce/hip-hop performances. These photographs...
Dates: Other: 2008-2010

George Whipple collection

Identifier: 387
Content Description

The George Whipple collection contains correspondence of George Whipple, secretary of the American Missionary Association, that was collected by George C. Whipple III. The collection is comprised of photocopies of letters from various institutions.

Dates: Other: 1839-1875

Helen R. White collection

Identifier: 2245
Content Description The Helen R. White collection is comprised of theater playbills, clippings, concert programs and related ephemera pertaining to performing arts in Chicago. Included are programs for a production of Black Nativity by Langston Hughes; a concert by Leontyne Price; a concert by Pearl Bailey; a production of Martin Duberman's In White America; and a performance by The Singing Whites, comprised of soprano Helen R. White and Lewis V. White. Also included is a program for the 1968 debutante ball of...
Dates: Other: 1944-1989

Henry B. White papers

Identifier: 388
Content Description

Henry B. White was a union leader, who served as president of Local 801 in Memphis, Tennessee. His papers include correspondence, memos, resolutions, speeches, programs and other printed items regarding his labor work. Also present are weekly reports of the AFL-CIO and items generated by the U.S. Transport Service Employees, and the Tennessee State Labor Council's COPE (Code of Ethical Practices) Program. Names in the collection include George Weaver and Willard Townsend.

Dates: Other: 1942-1966

Alan Wieder collection

Identifier: 685
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper clippings (November 1960-January 1979) formerly housed in three scrapbooks documentating the desegregation of William Frantz and McDonogh 19 elementary schools in New Orleans by Ruby Bridges (Frantz) and Leona Tate, Tessie Prevost, and Gail Ettiene (McDonogh). Other materials include correspondence; office records of John A. Stewart, principal of McDonogh 19 when it was integrated; hand script notes by Betty Wisdom containing her reflections on the desegregation...
Dates: Created: 1960-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1961; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2009

Bert A. Williams collection

Identifier: 483
Content Description The Bert A. Williams collection contains material and memorabilia collected by Thelma J. Goode of Mobile, Alabama, on early African American entertainer Bert A. Williams. Included are two photographs of Williams, newspaper and magazine clippings about Williams, a typescript list of compositions by Williams, as well as the cover of sheet music for the song "Oh! I Don't Know, You're Not So Warm!" with a picture of Williams. Both photographs are undated, but likely taken in the 1910s; one is...
Dates: Other: 1910s-1971

Camilla Williams papers

Identifier: 389
Scope and Contents The papers document the career of Camilla Williams, acclaimed operatic singer and concert artist, in the United States and abroad. The papers encompass 1.2 linear feet, which includes 0.2 linear feet of correspondence (letter, post cards, greeting cards, telegrams) and 1.0 linear foot of non-correspondence, including press releases, publicity notices, notes, foreign itineraries, invitations and collected materials about Williams' travels and about other people. The bulk of the papers date...
Dates: Created: 1944-1975; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1975

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Cullen, Countée, 1903-1946 3
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Home Boards of the Congregational Churches 3
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National Association of Human Rights Workers 3
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