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Vernon "Dr. Daddy-O" Winslow collection

Identifier: 525
Content Description Vernon Winslow was an art professor at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and a disc jockey at WJMR, WYLD, WMRY, WWEZ and WJBW. He is credited as being New Orleans' first African American disc jockey and served as a spokesman for Jax Beer under the moniker "Dr. Daddy-O." This collection consists of a variety of sound recordings in various formats. There are 68 reels of ¼” audio tapes of varying lengths. These recordings seem to be live recordings, music and church recordings. Some...
Dates: Other: 1920s-1960s

Thomas H. Wirth photograph collection

Identifier: 767
Content Description The Thomas H. Wirth photograph collection is comprised of photographs, slides and negatives documenting the Black experience taken by Wirth mostly during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The majority of the photographs were taken during Wirth’s tenure as a faculty member at historically black colleges and universities in South Carolina, Louisiana and Mississippi, with some additional photographs taken in Atlanta, Georgia, and Berkeley, California. Individuals and landscapes of West Point,...
Dates: Other: 1950s-2001

Estemore Alvis Wolfe papers

Identifier: 394
Content Description The papers of Detroit educator and businessman Estemore Alvis Wolfe document his work both in Detroit, Michigan, and in Jackson, Mississippi. He was vice president and secretary of the Wright Mutual Insurance Company, which he co-founded; president of the Detroit chapter of Friends of Amistad; and president of the National Alumni Association of Jackson State University, and president of its Detroit chapter. His papers contain biographical and genealogical materials, as well as materials...
Dates: Other: 1929-1982

Stevie Wonder recordings

Identifier: 2231
Content Description

Two sound recordings of Stevie Wonder. One is of a high school Christmas pageant in Lansing, Michigan; the second recording is of a speech Wonder delivered before the United Nations.

Dates: 1988

Hale Woodruff letters

Identifier: 2469
Scope and Contents The Hale Woodruff letters consist of 30 handscript letters, dating from 1973 to 1978, from African American artist Hale Woodruff to his former student Mary Parks Washington. In 1973, Washington wrote to Woodruff to request one of his prints; their correspondence developed over the next five years into a a business relationship, with Washington acting as Woodruff's West Coast agent for sales of his prints. Much of the correspondence concerns the sale of Woodruff's prints and Washington's role...
Dates: Created: 1973-1978; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/1991

Hale Woodruff papers

Identifier: 395
Scope and Contents The papers of Hale A. Woodruff document Woodruff's life and career as an artist, educator, and art collector. The collection includes correspondence, invitations, writings by and about Woodruff, photographs, greeting cards with art by Woodruff, and collected items. Correspondence includes incoming and outgoing letters filed in chronological order, dated from 1927 to 1985. Posthumous letters are mostly from or to his wife, Theresa. A small portion of the correspondence is with Woodruff's...
Dates: Created: 1865-1985

Theresa A. Woodruff papers

Identifier: 711

The Theresa A. Woodruff papers document to limited degrees the social life of Woodruff late in her life, as well as the career of her husband, African American artist Hale Woodruff.

Dates: Created: 1938-1988; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1989

Annie Wooten photograph

Identifier: 2519
Content Description

This collection contains a single real photo postcard, circa 1920s, of a young African American woman named Annie Wooten. Wooten was a maid in the household of Dalvis and Olevia De Ville and likely lived in the area of Kelly or Monroe, Louisiana. She is holding a fan, which appears to read "J.P. Duke, Kelly Louisiana."

Dates: Other: circa 1920s

Ernest J. Wright collection

Identifier: 772
Content Description This collection pertaining to New Orleans activist Ernest J. Wright documents his work in the area of labor unionism and civil rights issues, particularly voter registration during the 1930s through the 1970s. Materials include correspondence, publications and printed ephemera, news clippings and photocopies of photographs. The correspondence is small, numbering only four letters from 1955 to 1973. The earliest letter is an inivitation to John G. Lewis to speak at a Peoples Defense League...
Dates: Other: 1933-1979

Jay and Mary Wright collection

Identifier: 629-1
Content Description

This collection consists primarily of photocopied material on Trinity School in Athens, Alabama. Included are copies of the school publication, titled variously Trinity Newspaper and Campus Chronicle, from 1940 and 1943. Also included are the memoirs of Jay Wright, who, with Mary, was an educator who taught at Trinity School.

Other materials include clippings, photographs, and correspondence of historian C. Eric Lincoln, who was an alumnus of Trinity School.

Dates: Other: 1940-2000

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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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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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Links, Inc. 4
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Avery Normal Institute 3
Barthé, Richmond, 1901-1989 3
Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Christ 3
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Cassimere, Raphael, Jr., Dr., 1942- 3
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-2012 3
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
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
O’Neal, John, 1940-2019 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
Warfield, William, 1920-2002 3
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Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974 2
American Colonization Society 2
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B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
Barthelemy, Sidney 2
Battiste, Harold R. Jr. (Harold Raymond), 1931-2015 2
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 2
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 2
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981 2
Berry, Arthur R., 1923- 2
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 2
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