13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Washington (D.C.).

  1. Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, 1900-1990

    6,500 items ; 20 containers ; 5.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Association dedicated to preserving Douglass's home and to disseminating knowledge of African-American history. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Cedar Hill, and to African-American history. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president Mary E. C. Gregory.

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  2. Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    22,000 items ; 17 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

  3. Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    3,300 items ; 10 containers ; 3.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

  4. Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    12,000 items ; 53 containers plus 2 oversize ; 26 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

  5. 1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1984

    7 folders 10 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, stereo. and mono. ; 10 in. ca. 325 photographs : black and white, color -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from Bengal, India; Japanese music from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rican cuatro and salsa music from Washington, D.C. recorded live at the Thomas Jefferson Building,...

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  6. 1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1978

    8 folders 13 sound tape reels: analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, mono., 10 in. 400 photographs: black and white, color -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of the monthly 1978 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of Irish music, French-Canadian folk music and contradance, Arab music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, country music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress,...

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  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. Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960

    600 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, an unfinished biography of Miner by Lester Grosvenor Wells, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls in Washington, D.C., slavery, the Civil War, feminism, and spiritualism.

  9. Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968

    60 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

  10. Christian A. Fleetwood papers, 1797-1945

    400 items ; 2 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1 linear foot ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and civic leader. Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining to Fleetwood's military and civilian career during and after the Civil War, education, nursing, and slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African-American community. Material relates chiefly to the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held various...