3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1914-1918--Participation, African American.

  1. Nelson W. Jordan family papers, circa 1864-2003

    1,100 items. 16 containers plus 8 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Former slave, soldier, and clergyman. Photographs, correspondence, personal and family Bibles, family trees and other genealogical information, scrapbooks, diaries, speeches and writings, sermons, notebooks, school work, school publications, diplomas, posters, and printed matter, documenting Jordan family members and in-laws in Virgina and New Jersey in the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries.

  2. 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, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter.

  3. 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.