19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--History.

  1. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  2. Lorenzo J. Greene papers, 1680-1988

    46,200 items. 106 containers plus 9 oversize. 42.8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.

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  3. 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.

  4. Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    9,000 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

  5. Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947

    30,000 items. 138 containers. 55.6 linear feet. 97 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing, his books, and his role in the Paris Peace Conference. Included is a large group of papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson. Also includes portions of an autobiography of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925) and material relating to Baker's study of African Americans in the Progressive era, "Following the Color Line."

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  6. 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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  7. 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.

  8. Julius W. Becton papers, 1780-2008

    69,300 items. 198 containers plus 8 oversize and 21 classified. 79.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, federal agency head, university president, public school superintendent. Correspondence, speeches, writings, military and civilian government documents, topical files, reports, printed matter, monographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Becton's army career, leadership of federal agencies, college presidency, and superintendency of a large, urban public school system.

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  9. DuPree African American Pentecostal collection, 1861-2020

    26,500 items. 75 containers plus 17 oversize. 36 linear feet. 7,555 digital files (372.26 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sherry Sherrod DuPree, collector, historian, and librarian. Printed matter, brochures, programs, writings, research files, correspondence, and digital files detailing DuPree’s efforts to document the history of the African American Pentecostal church, especially the Church of God in Christ, and to preserve the stories, memories, experiences, and activities of the African American community in Florida and, more broadly, the southern United States.

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  10. 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.. -- 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 print and digital photographs.

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