Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Photo journalist Arnold de Mille (1908-1996) spent his career capturing the African American experience for the better part of the twentieth century, as well as recording the African experience during a time of volatility and upheaval. His papers and photographs span this storied career with a significant amount of these materials dedicated to beauty culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and his work for the United Nations. Included are issues from the short-lived ...
Dates: Created: 1942-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2000
Scope and Contents The records of the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (NCADH) (1945-1974) consist of documentation for the establishment and administration of the organization, its programs and projects, as well as legal activities. Correspondence makes up approximately a fourth of the collection and covers the years 1948 to 1974. The administrative records, financial and corporate, include memoranda, agenda, minutes, and personnel records. The collection documents NCADH’s programs and...
Dates: Created: 1945-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1976
Content Description The Pontchartrain Park Pioneers Oral History Collection encompasses ten digital mp4 video interviews with original residents of the safe haven all-black suburb, Pontchartrain Park in New Orleans, formed during the era of Jim Crow and racial segregation. The second oldest black suburb, built between 1955 and 1961, Pontchartrain Park was envisioned and developed by and for middle and upper-class African Americans who were denied the opportunity of homeownership in historic and new suburban...
Scope and Contents The addition to the A.P. Tureaud papers contains records of civil rights cases, correspondence, collected material, and records related to the Knights of Peter Claver, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and other organizations. The correspondence files contain letters from Daniel Byrd, O.C.W. Taylor, Mordecai W. Johnson, and Jim Moreau. The correspondence files pertaining to Daniel Byrd concern voter registration problems in Jackson Parish. Present is a letter...
Dates: Created: 1868-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1970; Other: Date acquired: 09/02/1981