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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

Ramona Africa papers

Identifier: 489
Scope and Contents The Ramona Africa papers document the 1985 bombing of the headquarters of the Black liberation organization MOVE by the city of Philadelphia and the litigation that followed. The collection highlights local African American activism in Philadelphia, police brutality, and state terrorism. The collection encompasses 3.4 linear feet of correspondence, court transcripts, reports, newspapers, photographs, ephemera, and interview summaries. The predominant dates of the papers are from 1985-1986...
Dates: Created: 1985-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1986; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/1995

African American Summit '89 collection

Identifier: SC2482
Content Description

The collection consists of nine audiocassette recordings of speeches and addresses of keynote and guest speakers at the Conference, and Conference program, agenda, and promotional literature. Speakers include the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Angela Davis, Hon. Maxine Waters, Hon. Marion Barry, and Minister Louis Farakan.

Dates: Other: 1989

John Akamare oral history interview

Identifier: 2455
Content Description

Oral history interview conducted by Brenda Square with John Akamare, the first African native to serve on the crew of the Freedom Schooner Amistad.

Dates: Other: 2002

James Egert Allen papers

Identifier: 010
Scope and Contents The James Egert Allen papers occupy 18.1 linear feet of material about Allen's life as an educator, community activist and civil rights advocate. Having been a resident of Manhattan for over a half century, much of Allen's collection reflects his educational and community involvements in New York. The collection is arranged into six groups of materials that include correspondence, greeting cards, telegrams, invitations, programs, photographs, reports, minutes, recreation and...
Dates: Created: 1917-1976; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1974

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Alpha Beta Omega Chapter records

Identifier: 717
Content Description The Alpha Kappa Alpha – Alpha Beta Omega Chapter records consists of materials donated by various members of the chapter and document the chapter's activities, as well as those of the sorority on the regional and national level. The collection contains correspondence, programs, regional and national conference materials, photographs, certificates, membership rosters, constitutions and by-laws, minutes and agendas, financial records, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials. While the materials...
Dates: Other: 1935-2012

American Committee on Africa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 012
Scope and Contents The records of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) measure approximately 146 linear feet and document the foundation and development of a U.S.-based organization dedicated to support of anti-apartheid and anti-colonial movements throughout Africa during the mid to late 20th century. The records date from 1948-1987, and include administrative records, program records and materials collected by the committee from various institutions and organizations throughout the world involved and...
Dates: Created: 1948-1987; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1983

Regina Harris Baiocchi papers

Identifier: 666
Content Description The papers of composer of classical music, performer, and author consist of a copy of her book Indigo Sound (2003), published by SUSAAMI Books, Inc. The papers also include a press kit from the publication, curriculum vitae, articles regarding her participation in a History-Maker’s oral history project, and programs of performances. Lastly, a demo compact disc Regina Harris Baiocchi Live! is included.The papers also contain...
Dates: Other: 1978-2017

Danny Barker collection

Identifier: 552
Content Description

The Danny Barker collection contains news clippings, as well as flyers and other printed ephemera, that document the career of jazz musician and music historian Danny Barker. Also included is an oral history interview with Barker conducted by fellow musician Michael White, as well as a videocassette tape recording of Barker's funeral.

Dates: Other: 1974-1994

Richmond Barthe papers

Identifier: 034
Scope and Contents The papers of Richmond Barthe, Harlem Renaissance sculptor, consist of correspondence, contact books, programs, brochures, news and magazine clippings, notes, lists, financial information, poetry, letters, passports, publications, resumes, advertisements, and photographs. The papers have been arranged in three general groups of correspondence, other materials, and photographs. The correspondence has been arranged into nine divisions alphabetically according to topic and...
Dates: Created: 1901-1989; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1987

Melinda Bartley papers

Identifier: 655
Content Description Dr. Melinda Bartley, an educator and administrator, served as Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Southern University New Orleans from 1991 to 1996. She was vice president of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, president of the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, coordinator of the Adolescent Pregnancy Childwatch Project, vice president of the Dryades YMCA, member of Greater Liberty Baptist Church, and board member of the Morgan City-based Kuji Center. Her...
Dates: Other: 1955-2002