9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Armed Forces--African Americans.

  1. Eugene Edwin Johnston papers, 1912-2008

    2,000 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.6 linear feet ; 182 digital files (9.68 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correpondence, military papers, writings, photographs, awards, certificates, maps, printed matter, digital files, and other papers relating to Johnston's military career, particularly his service with the 92nd Infantry Division during World War II.

  2. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  3. 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.

    Summary:

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 Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and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

  4. William A. Gladstone Afro-American military collection, 1773-1987

    500 items ; 5 containers plus 4 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed material documenting African Americans in military service, with the bulk concerning the Civil War service of the United States Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed United States Colored Troops in 1864).

  5. United States. Army. 92nd Infantry Division collection, 1926-2007

    2,500 items ; 10 containers plus 6 oversize ; 3.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American infantry division of the United States Army during World War I and World War II. Subject files, correspondence, newspapers and news clippings, photographs and albums, exhibition material, posters, and records of the division and its veteran's association relating to the division's service during World War II.

  6. 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,...

  7. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  8. Roscoe Robinson papers, 1945-1993

    10,500 items ; 31 containers plus 5 classified ; 120.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, interview transcripts, office files, thesis and term papers, photographs, scrapbooks, personnel records, awards and certificates, reports, and miscellaneous papers related to Robinson's military career.

  9. Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1913-2003

    69,000 items ; 198 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 78 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights,...