6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Politics and government.

  1. 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.


    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.

  2. 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.


    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.

  3. James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    1,600 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

  4. A. Philip Randolph papers, 1909-1979

    13,000 items ; 56 containers plus 4 oversize ; 23.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Labor union official and civil rights leader. Correspondence, documents relating to presidential executive orders, memoranda, notes, printed matter, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material reflecting Randolph's role in the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Fair Employment Practices Committee, marches on Washington for employment and equal rights for African Americans, and the...

  5. Louis Martin papers, 1931-1998

    4,525 items ; 13 containers ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Civil rights activist, political adviser, newspaper columnist, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, and writings relating to Martin's civil rights activities, his journalism career, and his role as an adviser to presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.

  6. 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.


    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...