23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Education.

  1. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-1980

    28,200 items ; 76 containers ; 30.7 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and...

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  2. 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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  3. Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913

    10,000 items ; 30 containers ; 12 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.

  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. Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    750 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1 linear foot -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.

  6. 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.

  7. Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954

    2,750 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Teacher, lawyer, and judge. Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African-American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade.

  8. NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, 1915-1968

    80,000 items ; 264 containers plus 55 restricted plus 12 oversize ; 132 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records documenting the NAACP's legal program through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal and supreme courts. Includes administrative records, conference agenda, reports, committee files, correspondence and memoranda, notes, printed material, and legal case files.

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  9. Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    5,200 items ; 15 containers ; 10 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

  10. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    13,000 items ; 51 containers plus 1 oversize ; 22.5 linear feet ; 34 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.