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African American women

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Florence Borders papers

Identifier: 816
Content Description Materials in this collection consist primarily of correspondence (mostly still in their original envelopes), collected serials, collected essays, miscellaneous ephemera, various archival finding aids, archival publications and conference programs, among other various formats.Items relate to the B-Sharp Music Club, Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Peter Claver, various social aid and pleasure clubs, Southern University-New Orleans, and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Other...
Dates: Other: 1933-2007

Carol Brice papers

Identifier: 056
Scope and Contents The Carol Brice papers document the career and personal life of Carol Lovette Brice, an acclaimed African American concert singer, recording artist, and professor in the United States and abroad. The papers encompass 11.8 linear feetof correspondence (2.3 linear feet), programs and professional materials (2.3 linear feet), news clippings and publications (1.0 linear foot), personal and financial materials, miscellaneous collected items (0.8 linear feet), as well as photographs, scrapbooks,...
Dates: Created: 1905-1986; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1972

Olivia Ward Bush-Banks papers

Identifier: 066
Scope and Contents The Olivia Ward Bush-Banks papers consist primarily of the published and unpublished fiction of Olivia Ward Bush-Banks, teacher, poet, playwright, socialite, historian, and activist. The materials, both in hand script and typescript, include drafts and final copies.  Several of the poems, plays, and stories were subsequently published in The Collected Works of Olivia Ward Bush-Banks by The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women...
Dates: Created: 1907-1941; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1989

Chicago Music Association collection

Identifier: 86
Content Description This collection is comprised of 7.84 linear feet of printed items of the Chicago Music Association, the first incorporated branch of the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. and of collected printed items highlighting the musical activities of the members of the Association, the recipients of its yearly cash awards, and other professional African American musicians, singers and organizations. Formats in the collection include programs, playbills, flyers and newsletters. The bulk of...
Dates: 1936 - 1991, undated

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

John Wesley Dobbs Family papers

Identifier: 122
Scope and Contents The papers document the personal and professional lives of the John Wesley Dobbs family of Atlanta, Georgia. The key topics are civil rights, education, integration, race relations, and African American suffrage. The main strengths are the civil rights activities of the family as well as J.W. Dobb's tenure as Grand Master of Prince Hall Masonic Grand Lodge of Georgia. The collection encompasses 5.8 linear feet of correspondence, photographs, programs, sound recordings, speeches, and news...
Dates: Created: 1873-2001; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1974

Alice R. Geoffray papers

Identifier: 845
Content Description The papers primarily document the career of Dr. Alice R. Geoffray. Some materials pertain to the Adult Education Center (AEC) as well, including letters, emails, and other correspondence from AEC graduates, faculty and board members (2000-2003). Formats include articles, correspondence, programs, brochures, publications, textbooks, press releases, newsletters, expense reports, emails, and publications written by Geoffray regarding business professional speeches. Other items include...
Dates: 1957-2023

Elsie M. Lewis papers

Identifier: 218
Acknowledgement This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services award MH-245560-OMS-20. Content Description The papers primarily document the career of Elsie Mae Lewis, and significantly highlight the contributions of an African American educator, consultant, scholar and writer in the United States. The collection is extremely rich on the subjects of Black history, education and the documentation of Lewis’ career, with...
Dates: Other: 1829-1979, undated

Lel H. McCullough collection

Identifier: 237
Content Description The Lel H. McCullough collection contains photocopies of material gathered as part of McCullough's research on Emerson Bentley. Included is a copy of McCullough's research paper on the topic entitled "Emerson Bentley: A Personal Crusade in Louisiana Reconstruction." The collection contains legal papers pertaining to a suit instigated by Bentley, articles, clippings, maps, biographical data, a diary for 1864-1865, obituary notices, and correspondence from Bentley's teacher in Ohio to his...
Dates: Other: 1864-1975

Miss Black America Beauty Pageant Contest records

Identifier: 2042
Content Description This collection includes collected correspondence, clippings, fliers, and other planning and promotional documents removed from a scrapbook documenting this inaugural pageant held in Asbury Park, New Jersey, in 1969, ultimately won by Shirley Washington. Other materials include applications for contest entry, the official contest song, letters of inquiry to churches seeking eligible contestants between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one, an organizational structure chart, a telegraph from...
Dates: Other: 1969