25 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.

  1. Visual materials from the Booker T. Washington papers

    701 items (chiefly photographic prints); 57 x 41 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs document the activities of Booker T. Washington as a leader and agrarian organizer in the South at the turn of the century. Many depict Booker T. Washington’s speaking engagements at such places as Ocala, Tallahasee, and Daytona, Fla.; Mound Bayou, Miss.; and Baton Rouge, La. The collection also includes photographs that document classes and activities at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., including a parade for the celebration of the visit of President Theodore Roosevelt on October 24, 1905; celebrations for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Institute in 1906; and students building dormitories and other facilities. Also includes a group portrait of the faculty of the Institute in 1897, as well as a few images of such faculty members as Frederick Douglass, Emmett Scott, and George Washington Carver. In addition, the collection contains portraits of other African Americans, including Blanche K. Bruce, Henry O. Tanner, John R. Lynch, Richard T. Greener, and John M. Langston, as well as alumni of Tuskegee Institute. Also includes portraits of African American students at other schools in the South. Many images are unique because of personal inscriptions to Booker T. Washington.

  2. Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    240 items. 3 containers plus 2 oversize. 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

  3. Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962

    200 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.

  4. George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    25,000 items. 75 containers. 32 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health Foundation.

  5. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items. 304 containers. 72 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

  6. Nellie Simmons Meier papers, 1898-1938

    500 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and palmist. Autographed original palm prints, autographed photographs, and character sketches of 135 notable individuals that were assembled for Meier's book, Lions' Paws, the Story of Famous Hands.

  7. 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.

  8. Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    375,550 items. 1062 containers plus 8 oversize. 429.3 linear feet. 762 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900, the General Education Board, New York, N.Y., Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., other African-American schools, education in general, and Washington's personal and family life.

  9. William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916

    3,000 items. 17 containers. 3.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. Correspondence and related material mainly from Moody’s service as secretary of the navy and attorney general in the administration of Theodore Roosevelt.

  10. Maud Wood Park papers, 1844-1979

    3,700 items. 19 containers. 7.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Suffragist, social worker, reformer, and author. Family papers, correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, an autograph collection, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Park's activities on behalf of women's suffrage and her associations with the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National League of Women Voters.