30 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Civil rights.

  1. Visual materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records (Library of Congress)

    4,596 items : photographic prints, photomechanical prints, lithographs, engravings, and drawings, most b&w, a few color ; various sizes, most 8 x 10 in. or smaller, some as large as 76 x 61 cm. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily photographs of national and local NAACP administrative staff and programs, with images of civil rights promotion efforts through litigation and public protest.

  2. James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    79,000 items ; 255 containers plus 2 oversize ; 100.2 linear feet ; 1 digital file (1.09 MB) -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

  3. Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    50 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings’s service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.

  4. Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988

    15,000 items ; 41 containers ; 18.5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.

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  5. Frank M. Johnson papers, 1865-1999

    255,000 items ; 734 containers ; 294 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, memoranda, agenda and minutes of meetings, reports, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, motions, petitions, depositions, transcripts, notes, clippings, and printed materials documenting Johnson's career as a federal judge and his involvement in professional activities.

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  6. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    31,500 items ; 90 containers ; 36 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to...

  7. Anthony Lewis papers, 1941-2007

    347,000 items ; 998 containers plus 1 classified ; 399.0 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper columnist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts, research files for books, notebooks and notes, articles and columns by Lewis, reports, speeches, newsletters, photographs, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting primarily Lewis’s professional activities.

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  8. Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    21,395 items ; 35 containers ; 14 linear feet. 11,200 manuscript items. 101 sound cassettes : analog. 28 microcassettes : analog. 266 sound discs (minidisc) digital ; 2 1/2 inch. 4 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 inch. 90 videocassettes (DVCAM) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm. 193 videocassettes (miniDV) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm. 19 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color, 1/2 inch. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital, sound, color, 4 3/4 inch. approximately 8000 film negatives : color. approximately 1492 digital photographs : color, black and white, .jpg, .gif and .tiff files. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.

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  9. Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez papers, 1964-1998

    100 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, a speech, lists, and a reprint of a newspaper article pertaining chiefly to Martínez's work as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and her endeavors in helping James Forman, also a civil rights activist and SNCC member, with some of his writing projects.

  10. Cheryll Y. Greene papers, 1969-1978

    30 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, photocopies of diary excerpts, manifestos, a book draft, newspaper clippings, and other material relating chiefly to Greene providing possible editorial assistance to civil rights activist James Forman in writing his autobiography.