8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Economic conditions.

  1. Jackie Robinson papers, 1934-2001

    7,000 items ; 17 containers ; 6.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Baseball player, civil rights leader, and corporate executive. Correspondence, fan mail, financial and legal records, drafts of speeches and writings, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson as the first African American to play major league baseball in the twentieth century and to various business and civic activities following his baseball career,...

  2. A. Philip Randolph papers, 1909-1979

    13,000 items ; 56 containers plus 4 oversize ; 23.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Labor union official and civil rights leader. Correspondence, documents relating to presidential executive orders, memoranda, notes, printed matter, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material reflecting Randolph's role in the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Fair Employment Practices Committee, marches on Washington for employment and equal rights for African Americans, and the...

  3. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    3,000,000 items ; 8,602 containers plus 46 oversize and 2 classified ; 3,965 linear feet ; 39 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts,...

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  4. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items ; 2,002 containers ; 821 linear feet ; 18 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

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  5. Moton family papers, 1850-1991

    8,700 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 11.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Moton Family to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve race relations.

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  6. 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.

  7. William Henry Richards papers, 1856-1946

    1,000 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.7 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and librarian. Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, and clippings relating to Richards's career as a lawyer and professor and law librarian at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

  8. Leon Howard Sullivan papers, 1940-2002

    8,400 items ; 24 containers ; 9.6 linear feet ; digital files -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader, entrepreneur, and minister. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, clippings, printed material, awards, and other papers relating chiefly to Sullivan’s work with the International Foundation for Education and Self Help.