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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph S. Himes papers

Identifier: 181
Scope and Contents The Joseph S. Himes papers encompass 12 linear feet of material covering Himes personal and professional career as a professor of Sociology at several Universities including the University of North Carolina Greensboro and North Carolina Central University. The collection covers the areas  of blindness, teenaged pregnancy, racial conflict, social change and social movements of the civil rights era. The papers are arranged into six groups of materials with the bulk of them being professional...
Dates: Created: 1928-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1985; Other: Date acquired: 05/15/1991

Lucile L. Hutton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 191
Scope and Contents

The papers of Lucile Levy Hutton occupy 7.8 linear feet of shelf space and cover not only her career in public education; but also chronicle her vigorous participation in civic, religious, and cultural activities. Correspondence (1890-1988) has been kept with related material where it was generated and therefore may be found in six of the ten series. The papers are arranged chronologically within each category.

Dates: Created: 1850-1988; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1989

Alexander Louis Jackson II papers

Identifier: 192
Scope and Contents The papers of Alexander Louis Jackson II span the 1890s to the early 1970s and contain correspondence, biographical information and articles, family and school reunion photographs, invitations, photo copied news clippings about major Civil Rights events in the 1960s, which document the Jackson's activities as a real estate investor in Chicago, co-founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, and civic activist who was heavily involved in many civil rights and community...
Dates: Created: 1893-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1917-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

Louisiana Weekly photograph collection

Identifier: 231
Scope and Contents The Louisiana Weekly photograph collection is comprised mainly of file photographs, both black and white and color, as well as a small number of non-photographic items, including correspondence and typescripts. As file photographs many, although not all, of the photographs were published in issues of The Louisiana Weekly. Some of the photographs are Associated Press or from agencies releasing publicity about their clients (performing artists). The collection also includes photographs by New...
Dates: Created: 1971-1980; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1985

Allison "Tootie" Montana interview

Identifier: 599
Content Description

This oral interview of Allison "Tootie" Montana was conducted by Brenda Square of the Amistad Research Center in 2001. The interview consist of the history of the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans. Also included are photographs of Montana.

Dates: Other: 2001

Ronnie Moore papers

Identifier: 531
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of photographs (1964-1972) from Moore's involvement with different civil rights activities including the 1965 Voter Registration Drives in Florida, Mississippi, and South Carolina; Economic Development Commission Projects in Mississippi, Maryland and Washington D.C.; conferences; elections; and demonstrations in Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina; and other activities in the South, Connecticut, Indiana, New Hampshire, and Virginia. Photographs...
Dates: Created: 1959-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1972; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1997

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

Brent Taylor Pendleton collection

Identifier: 291
Scope and Contents The Brent Taylor Pendleton Collection consists of photographs and yearbooks depicting the university years and teaching career of Brent Taylor Pendleton. The collection includes Pendleton's senior year Tuskegee Institute yearbook from 1926, along with five Wayne High School (Cincinnati, Ohio) yearbooks spanning 1941-1958. The photographs include an undated professional photo of Pendleton's second wife, Louella Tolliver Pendleton, a 1939 Wayne School basketball team group photo showing...
Dates: Created: 1926-1979; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1980

Ruby Robinson collection

Identifier: 24
Content Description

The collection consists of several photographs of Ida Nance Ginens, the Louisiana State Principals' Conferences, Founders Day Conferences, and the first Black Supervisors Conference in Louisiana. Also included in the collection was the 1939 book, Vital Facts by James H. Smith, D.D., which was added to the library holdings.

Dates: Other: 1950-1970

Cecilia A. Barnett Rouss collection

Identifier: 2152
Scope and Contents This small collection was generated by Cecilia Rouss, an ostensible relative of the husband of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Ferdinand L. Barnett. Contents include a photograph of H. Barrington Davis; a bank book from the Freedman's Savings and Trust for Betty Davis; an invitation for the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Barnett Sr. in 1897; an announcement for the funeral services of Ida B. Wells-Barnett; a receipt for the expenses pertaining to the burial of...
Dates: Created: 1874-1950; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/1971