29 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Race relations.

  1. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 98,750 items. 195 containers. 122 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...

  2. Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1847-2000

    35,051 items ; 160 containers ; 72.65 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oscar Hammerstein II was an American librettist, lyricist, theatrical producer and director, and grandson of the impresario Oscar Hammerstein I. The collection, which contains materials relating to Hammerstein's life and career, includes correspondence, lyric sheets and sketches, music, scripts and screenplays, production materials, speeches and writings, photographs, programs, promotional...

  3. Ann Tanneyhill papers, 1879-2012

    350 items ; 13 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National Urban League official, vocational guidance program director, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, appointment calendars, personnel records, photographs, notes, tributes and honors, pamphlets, printed ephemera, newspaper clippings, books, and other material documenting Tanneyhill’s long career with the National Urban League and work in vocational guidance....

  4. Harry T. Edwards papers, 1940-2012

    260,000 items ; 737 containers plus 1 classified ; 294.6 linear feet ; 17,617 digital files (13.702 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge, labor arbitrator, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, speeches, writings, reports, interviews, briefs, orders, opinions, motions, family papers, and other papers relating chiefly to Edwards's legal career as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

  5. African American soldiers in World War II collection, 1918-2018

    7000 items ; 20 containers ; 8.0 linear feet ; digital files. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, oral history interviews, government documents, reports, notes, books, subject files, a scrapbook, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, digital files, and other material documenting the World War II participation of African American soldiers of the 92nd and 93rd Infantry Divisions of the United States Army.

  6. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. John Payton papers, 1913-2012

    5,000 items ; 35 containers plus 1 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights attorney and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Speeches, legal material, documents from the 1994 election in South Africa, correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton’s career beginning in 1992.

  10. 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.

    Summary:

    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.