5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African American musicians.

  1. Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    11,500 items ; 33 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and...

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  2. National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    11,250 items ; 68 containers ; 39 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks,...

  3. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 91,000 items ; 179 containers ; 106 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...

  4. Henry William Parsons correspondence and diaries, 1871-1887

    45 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    English Congregational minister and temperance advocate. Diaries and correspondence documenting his temperance work for the International Order of Good Templars with African Americans in North Carolina, as well as his ministerial work in England and the United States, and his travels with the Fisk Jubilee Singers during their European tour of 1878.

  5. National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    33 boxes transcripts: 15 v. : col. ill. ; 22 cm. 288 transcripts, unbound manuscripts, 4 folders 1026 videocassettes (Betacam, DVCAM, Mini-DV) : sound, color, various sizes 7 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color. 12 video discs (CD-ROM) : sound, color. artifact : 1 medal 868 photographs prints : color ; 4 x 6. 3351 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and...

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