12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) hurston, zora

  1. Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated

    3 boxes, including approximately 620 photographic prints, 23 negatives, and 15 folders of textual material. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Photographs and accompanying paper documents that form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride Collection in the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center of the Library of Congress. The collection represents McBride's long and influential career as a journalist and pioneering woman radio personality; photographs show McBride, some of her guests, program anniversary events, and featured places and products.

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  2. 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.

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    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.

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  3. Victoria Phillips collection, 1914-2011

    Approximately 3,914 items. 24 containers. 12 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Victoria Phillips (formerly Phillips Geduld), a historian and faculty member at Columbia University, specializes in Cold War history, cultural diplomacy, and international relations. The Victoria Phillips Collection includes materials assembled by the scholar during her doctoral research and other curatorial and research projects. Most of the 3,900-plus items are reproductions of newspaper articles, correspondence and financial reports, photographs, publications, interview notes and transcripts, and FBI files on artists and public figures. Copies of Phillips's publications based on this research are also included. Collection strengths include research on the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1942 to about 1960 (especially records of tours abroad) as well as New Dance Group performances and dancers.

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  4. John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax papers, 1907-1969

    approximately 4900 items; 14 boxes; 5.6 linear feet.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of correspondence, research notes, transcripts, sheet music, manuscript music transcriptions, song texts, song books, maps, and administrative documents dating primarily from the tenure of John A. Lomax and his son Alan Lomax at the Archive of American Folk Song, Library of Congress, from 1932-1942, but with a few items dating to the 1960s. Correspondents include various staff at the Library of Congress, in particular, Harold Spivacke; and folklorists, musicians, writers, academics, film directors, and others, including Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter and Woody Guthrie; various government agencies including the Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project, and War Department; broadcasting and record companies; publishers; and fans of Alan Lomax's radio shows, who sent in contributions of folk songs and folklore from their childhood and communities. Documents include drafts of speeches, lectures, articles, and drafts of their books for publication.

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  5. Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1997

    465,400 items. 813 containers plus 12 oversize and 2 classified. 325 linear feet. 41 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.

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  6. Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2016

    1,202 items. 1,024 video files (HD, Apple ProRes 4:2:2 HQ) : color, sound. 15 videocassettes (DVCam) : color, sound ; 1/4 in.. 147 transcripts : digital, pdf. 16 photographs : color, digital, jpg. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of 145 filmed oral history interviews of 175 participants in the United States civil rights movement and their family members.

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  7. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 99,000 items. 199 containers. 23 mapcase folders. 124.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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, Charles Mingus, and Charlie Parker.

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  8. Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994

    104,000 items. 404 containers plus 20 oversize. 162.8 linear feet. 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Editor, publisher, and television producer. Correspondence, radio and television transcripts, card files, articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed ephemera, financial records, memoranda, and other papers relating primarily to Spivak's career in publishing, radio, and television.

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  9. Ralph Ellison personal library and ephemera, 1937-2010

    Approximate number of items: 1,762. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    The Collections consists of books owned by Ellison as well as journals and ephemera. The Library of Ralph Ellison Collection includes bibliographic description of books from Ralph Ellison's rooms as well as information about those book that are not displayed in the rooms. The rooms are marked as A and B in the bibliographic description. Roman numerals denote bookcase number and Arabic - shelf number (i.e., A/VII/2 would be: Room A; Bookcase VII; Shelf 2).

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  10. Pete Welding collection, 1958-1995

    approximately 7873 items. 5091 sheets (16.25 linear feet). 832 sound tape reels ; various sizes. 760 photographic prints and contact sheets : black and white ; various sizes . 1066 negatives : black-and-white original negatives and copy negatives . 111 photographs : color transparencies ; 120 mm (slide format) . 2 photographs : color transparencies ; 120 mm (slide format, unmounted) . 6 photographs : color film negatives ; 35 mm (roll format) . 2 photographs : color transparencies ; 35 mm (slide format) . 3 drawings . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of over eight hundred sound tape reels, including blues and jazz music and interviews with musicians; several hundred photographs of prominent blues and jazz musicians, primarily from the 1960s and 1970s; manuscript materials about blues and jazz musicians, arranged by the name of performer; and articles, drafts, and notes written by Pete Welding, journalist, record producer, and historian of blues music.

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