144 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans.

  1. James Dodson Barbee and David Rankin Barbee papers, 1784-1953

    5,000 items ; 17 containers plus 1 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    James Dodson Barbee, Methodist clergyman in Tennessee and Alabama and publishing agent, and son David Rankin Barbee, journalist. Correspondence, including family letters, notebooks, account books, printed matter, notes, and sermons chiefly relating to the Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, Tennessee, and to claims of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, growing out of Civil War property...

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  2. United States Work Projects Administration records, 1524-1975

    409,000 items ; 1,634 containers plus 1 oversize ; 637.6 linear feet ; 63 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, essays, scripts, plays, life histories, folklore material, field reports, notes, transcripts of documents, inventories, lists, statements, instructions, surveys and appraisals, graphs, drawings, maps, indexes, and administrative records of the Federal Writer's Project and the Historical Records Survey of the U.S. Work Projects Administration. Also includes a...

  3. 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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  4. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items ; 304 containers ; 72 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

  5. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items ; 250 containers plus 1 oversize ; 100 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

  6. Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    18,000 items ; 54 containers plus 19 oversize ; 21.2 linear feet ; 46 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

  7. Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    800 items ; 10 containers ; 4.0 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.

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  8. John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983

    84,800 items ; 277 containers ; 110 linear feet ; 54 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.

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  9. George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    25,000 items ; 75 containers ; 32 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health...

  10. 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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