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Community activists

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alternate ROOTS records

Identifier: 803
Content Description The records of Alternate ROOTS at the Amistad Research Center (ARC) consists of the entire body of the activities of the organization and its members from late 1975 to 2017. The records document a thorough and thoughtful exploration of the arts as a form of social justice. At 111 linear feet, the records consist of correspondence and memoranda, minutes of meetings, newsletters, publicity materials, policy papers, and printed ephemera, as well as an extensive collection of electronic media...
Dates: 1975-2017

Dent Family papers addendum

Identifier: 116-2
Scope and Contents This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services award MH-245560-OMS-20. Content Description The Dent Family papers addendum include the personal, professional, and collected papers of Albert Walter Dent (1904-1984) and Ernestine Jessie Covington Dent (1904-2001). The papers break down into six series: the papers of Albert Walter Dent, the papers of Ernestine Jessie Covington Dent, images, ephemera,...
Dates: Other: 1948-2010

Antoinette Harrell papers

Identifier: 608
Content Description The Antoinette Harrell papers primarily document Harrell's career as a historian and activist, with collected files from her civil and social activities within New Orleans and Louisiana. The collection is extremely rich on the subjects of African American history in Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta; slavery reparations; and peonage in the South from the 1920s to the 1960s. The Harrell papers contain correspondence, news clippings, photographs, yearbooks, leaflets, genealogical material...
Dates: Other: circa 1864-2017, undated

National Neighbors, Inc. records

Identifier: 267
Content Description National Neighbors, known later as the National Federation for Neighborhood Diversity, was founded in May 1971 as a nonprofit federation of interracial neighborhoods. Its goal was "to foster and encourage successful multiracial neighborhoods throughout the United States." The regional structure was established in 1975. The executive director and nine volunteer regional coordinators directed all regional activities, especially the regional conferences, and published regional...
Dates: Other: 1968-1986

Senga Nengudi papers

Identifier: 794
Processing Information This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services award MH-245560-OMS-20. Content Description Senga Nengudi papers compile records reflecting more than fifty years of Nengudi’s career and personal life. The papers of Senga Nengudi mainly document her artistic career as a sculptor and performance artist encompassing correspondence, ephemera and photographs. Images and documentation for Nengudi’s...
Dates: 1952-2021, undated

Pontchartrain Park Pioneers Oral History collection

Identifier: 834
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...
Dates: 2019

Dorothy E. Yepez papers

Identifier: 399
Content Description The papers primarily document the career of Dorothy E. Yepez, and significantly highlight the contributions of an African American businesswoman and art gallery owner in the United States. The collection is extremely rich on the subjects of art, Black history, education and the business documentation of Yepez’s career, with collected files from her art gallery and social activities. Yepez’s papers contain business and some personal correspondence; biographical sketches of Yepez and artists...
Dates: Other: circa 1864-1990, undated