13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Segregation.

  1. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986

    150,000 items ; 453 containers including 8 oversize, plus 1 classified ; 180.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, journalist, political adviser, and United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, photographs, and other papers documenting Martin's career as a free-lance journalist, his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic...

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  2. African American soldiers in World War II collection, 1918-2018

    7000 items ; 20 containers ; 8.0 linear feet ; digital files -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, memoranda, oral history interviews, government documents, reports, notes, books, subject files, a scrapbook, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, digital files, and other material documenting the World War II participation of African American soldiers of the 92nd and 93rd Infantry Divisions of the United States Army.

  3. Nelson W. Jordan family papers, circa 1864-2003

    1,100 items ; 16 containers plus 8 oversize ; 6.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Former slave, soldier, and clergyman. Photographs, correspondence, personal and family Bibles, family trees and other genealogical information, scrapbooks, diaries, speeches and writings, sermons, notebooks, school work, school publications, diplomas, posters, and printed matter, documenting Jordan family members and in-laws in Virgina and New Jersey in the late nineteenth and the first half of...

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  4. 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.

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    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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  5. Rosa Parks papers, 1866-2006

    7,500 items ; 40 containers plus 17 oversize and 1 artifact container ; 50 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist. Correspondence; family papers; writings; notes; statements; programs; medals, resolutions, and other honors; financial, employment, health, and estate records; drawings; photographs; address books; appointment calendars; memorabilia; magazine and newspaper clippings; books; and other printed matter documenting her personal life and civil rights activism.

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  6. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

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  7. Roger W. Wilkins papers, 1861-2012

    18,000 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 10 linear feet ; 69 digital files (4.5 GB) -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist, professor of history, journalist, and United States assistant attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson's adminstration. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notebooks, teaching material, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, digital files, and other papers relating to Wilkins's career and civil rights and social activism.

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  8. Fredric Wertham papers, 1818-1986

    82,200 items ; 222 containers plus 2 oversize ; 90 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Psychiatrist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Wertham's career in psychiatry.

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  9. 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.

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    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.

  10. Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002

    1,000 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.