9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Army--African American troops.

  1. Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    11,500 items. 33 containers plus 1 oversize. 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick Brooks's histories of the Kendrick and Brooks families.

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  2. Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002

    1,000 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.

  3. 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).

  4. 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.

  5. John Hamilton and William Hamilton correspondence, 1838-1896

    300 items. 2 containers. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence of the Hamilton family, primarily of brothers, John Hamilton, Texas pioneer and soldier; and of William Hamilton, lawyer and soldier. Letters of John Hamilton are addressed to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, and other family members from his home in Zavala, Texas. William Hamilton's letters were written primarily during his service as a private in Company D, 2nd Regiment Pennsylvania Reserves, U.S. Army of the Potomac, to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, in Harrisburg, Pa., and to his brother, A. Boyd Hamilton.

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

    7,000 items. 20 containers. 8.0 linear feet. 3,170 digital files (118.23 GB). -- 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.

  7. Charles Augustus Hill papers, 1863-1902

    240 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer, lawyer, and U.S. representative from Illinois. Correspondence and miscellany relating primarily to Hill's military service and family.

  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. Elijah Reynolds papers, 1897-1959

    350 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Writings, certificates, photographs, correspondence, medals, and other papers related chiefly to Reynolds’s service in the Twenty-Fifth Infantry Regiment during the Spanish-American War and Philippine American War, and his position as the instructor of military science and tactics at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C.