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African American children -- Education

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jack and Jill of America Inc. New Orleans Chapter records

Identifier: 598
Content Description Jack and Jill of America Inc. was founded in 1938 by a group of upper-class African American mothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It's purpose was to provide social, cultural, and educational opportunities for children between the ages of 2 and 19. By 1946, ten chapters had been formed and more continued to develop over the years, including one in New Orleans. The bulk of the records of the New Orleans chapter document its activities during the 1990s and includes correspondence, financial...
Dates: Other: 1966-2000

Martinez Kindergarten School records

Identifier: 674
Scope and Contents This collection contains records pertaining to the Martinez Kindergarten School in New Orleans' 7th ward, as well as some materials related to the family of Mildred Martinez, who founded the school in 1934. School records include Orleans Parish School Board requisitions for school supplies (1945-1946) and OPSB reports for lost, sold or returned textbooks (1946, 1949) and delivery forms for books (1945-1947); Louisiana Department of Education lists of library books for the school (1950-1955)...
Dates: Created: 1948-2003; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2004

Raymond J. Pitts papers

Identifier: 301
Scope and Contents The papers of Raymond J. Pitts follow Pitts' career as a mathematics educator, dean, and administrator. Correspondence, questionnaires, evaluations, reports, and overhead transparencies related to modern mathematics are included from his time as a mathematics instructor, with the majority of the materials related to Pitt’s work as a school administrator. This includes his roles as director of a mathematics project for the Santa Barbara County Schools Education Service Center, Director of the...
Dates: Created: 1956-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1972; Other: Date acquired: 08/18/2011

Anne Pruitt-Logan papers

Identifier: 625
Content Description The Anne Pruitt-Logan papers primarily consist of research materials related to the desegregation of higher education with the Southern Regional Educational Board and the Southern Education Foundation. These materials include research notes, reports, empirical data and correspondence. The collection also contains materials related to Dr. Pruitt-Logan’s work at universities as a lecturer. The university records also contain writings and course materials from her teaching positions, as well as...
Dates: 1950-1994

John Lee Tilley papers addendum

Identifier: 364-2
Content Description The addendum to the John Lee Tilley papers includes a small amount of material that touches upon various aspects of Tilley’s life and career. Included are nine letters, dating from 1956-1970, the bulk of which concern the United Baptist Missionary Convention of Maryland & Auxiliaries. One letter of note is from various members of the Convention, including Tilley, to President Dwight D. Eisenhower concerning the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It is dated 24 February 1956 and concerns “the grave...
Dates: Other: 1954-1971

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