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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

African American Ephemera collection

Identifier: 815
Content Description

This collection, formed at the Amistad Research Center, consists of ephemeral materials on various African American-related topics. It is composed mostly of posters, historical calendars, flyers, and other materials. Of note are "Etches of Ebony" calendars and various promotional materials highlighting accomplishments by African Americans.

Dates: 1983-

Amistad Promotions, Inc. records

Identifier: 020
Content Description

This collection contains correspondence and printed items relating to the National Afro-American Exposition and Festival held in Miami.

Dates: Other: 1982-1984

Arnold de Mille papers

Identifier: 600
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

Free Southern Theater records

 Collection — papers
Identifier: 158
Scope and Contents The records of the Free Southern Theater (FST) date from 1960 to 1978, but the bulk is from 1965 to 1976. The records total 62 linear feet and eleven oversized boxes. The records have been arranged in four major series (with subseries): Administrative series, theater production series, general correspondence series, and financial record series. Materials reflect the creative output of the FST, and include play scripts, collected ephemera, and photographs of the troupe’s performances. ...
Dates: Created: 1960-1978; Other: Date acquired: 12/31/1980

Jane T. Lemann papers

Identifier: 214
Scope and Contents The Jane T. Lemann papers reflect Lemann's wide civic involvement in New Orleans, particularly in areas pertaining to educational reform and student welfare.  Materials reflecting Lemann's involvement in efforts to desegregate the New Orleans Public Schools comprise the bulk of the collection.  The collection consists mostly of planning and meeting notes, reports, correspondence, collected ephemera and publications, and newsclippings.  Some materials pertain to Lemann's work with multiple...
Dates: Created: 1944-1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1983

Louisiana Coalition Against Racism and Nazism records

Identifier: 228
Scope and Contents The records of Louisiana Coalition Against Racism and Nazism contains 38.49 linear feet of correspondence, organizational records, writings, and ephemera and publicity materials related to their efforts to inform the public about the racist and anti-Semitic views of  American white supremacist and white nationalist politician David Duke. Large portions of the collection are materials collected by LCARN as research used in their campaigns against David Duke. This includes materials...
Dates: Created: 1943-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1988-1992; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1990

Homer C. McEwen papers

Identifier: 238
Scope and Contents The Homer Clyde McEwen papers encompass 15 linear feet of material extensively covering the subject areas of civil rights in the South and ministerial work particularly in relation to school segregation; the discrepancies of funding allocation for African American education; voting rights in Georgia; local organizational history; and the history of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection is arranged into seven groups of materials that are extensively...
Dates: Created: 1930-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1979; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/1987

Marc H. Morial papers

Identifier: 553
Scope and Contents The Marc H. Morial Papers span two mayoral terms from 1994 to 2002, and include his tenure as President of the United States Conference of Mayors and materials from his work as a Louisiana State Senator.  The main bulk of the collection reflects and documents Mayor Morial's transition period from 1993 and his involvement in the United States Conference of Mayors from 1994 to 2002. The collection is comprised of correspondence, City of New Orleans transition reports and files, which contain...
Dates: Created: 1977-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-2002; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2002

Marc H. Morial papers addenda

Identifier: 553-1
Scope and Contents The additions to Mr. Morial's papers consist of professional correspondence from the period following his mayoral tenure as the Mayor of New Orleans (1994-2002), when he joined the law firm Adams & Reese, LLP as part of their governmental relations business team. Correspondence for the year 2002 within the files labeled "Reading File," overlaps with his work as the President of the United States Conference of Mayors. The correspondence is professional in nature, but with personal...
Dates: Created: 1976-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 2002-2003; Other: Date acquired: 09/15/2003

New Orleans Old Timers Baseball Club collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 536
Scope and Contents The New Orleans Old Timers Baseball Club collection comprises one standard archival box and consists mostly of correspondence, photographs, news clippings, biographical sketches, and other collected items pertaining to the Negro Leagues in New Orleans and the Negro Leagues more generally.  The collection also represents the efforts of club president Walter Wright to raise awareness of the local Negro Leagues through fundraising, media coverage, advocating for entry of former players into the...
Dates: Created: 1918-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1966-1997; Other: Date acquired: 07/08/1997