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African American women

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Additional records of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.), 1972-1985

Collection Identifier: 82-M189--86-M213; T-78
Overview:

Addenda to the records (79-M116--81-M121) of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.).

Papers of Marilyn Alexander, 1950-1954

Collection Identifier: A/A377
Overview: Collection includes a narrative of Marilyn Alexander's visit to Georgia to raise awareness for the Rosa Lee Ingram case as an unlawful conviction; a letter from Charles A. Pannell, chairman of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to Alexander regarding Ingram; a report on the Women's Committee for Equal Justice delegation visit to Georgia; and a February 1950 issue of Masses & Mainstream with an illustration by Charles White entitled "The Ingram...

Biographical files of the Black Women Oral History Project, ca.1879-2011

Collection Identifier: MC 916
Overview:

Articles, resumes, ephemera, and photographs providing additional biographical information about women interviewed for the Schlesinger Library's Black Women Oral History Project. Materials relate to family background, childhood, education, careers, and professional and voluntary accomplishments.

Family papers of Linda Crichlow White, 1929-2014

Collection Identifier: 2019-M41
Overview:

Family papers primarily documenting the family life of African American seamstress and boarding house matron Goldie Glover Bruce and her three children.

Papers of Angela Y. Davis, 1937-2017 (inclusive), 1968-2006 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 940
Overview:

Writings, correspondence, speeches, and subject files of black feminist philosopher and prison abolitionist Angela Y. Davis.

Papers of Shirley Graham Du Bois, 1865-1998 (inclusive), 1905-1975 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 476
Overview:

Papers of Shirley Graham Du Bois, African American writer, playwright, composer, biographer, teacher, civil rights and left-wing activist.

Focus on Women Videotapes, 1983-1993

Collection Identifier: Vt-59
Overview:

Half-hour interviews aired on Focus on Women, a television show featuring women of achievement.

Friends of the Schlesinger Library Audiotape Collection, 1970-1996

Collection Identifier: RA.T-127
Overview:

Recordings of events sponsored by the Friends of the Schlesinger Library, whose contributions support library acquisitions and preservation.

Papers of Dorothy I. Height, 1950-2004

Collection Identifier: MC 1121
Overview: Collection includes correspondence (some regarding Dorothy Height's trip to East Africa in 1960), speeches, notes on a workshop, printed material, photographs, and color slides, mostly from her work for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the National Council of Negro Women, and the Young Women's Christian Association. The photographs document a Delta Sigma Theta event in New York City in 1951; the color slides are mostly from her travels to West Africa and India, where she was visiting professor at...

Interviews of the Black Women Oral History Project, 1976-1981

Collection Identifier: OH-31; T-32
Overview:

The Black Women Oral History Project collection consists of audiotapes and transcripts of 72 oral histories.

Interviews of the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, 1981-1983

Collection Identifier: OH-40; T-114
Overview:

Tapes and transcripts of oral histories and supporting documentation from the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library.

Bill of sale for Mary, an enslaved woman, October 1838

Collection Identifier: A/K365
Overview:

Bill of sale transferring ownership of Mary, a 17-year-old enslaved "Negro" woman, from Press G. Kennett to Reuben Mullens and Thomas Hauser in Pendleton County, Kentucky, in 1838.

May Laidley Letter, 16 March 1865?

Collection Identifier: A/L184
Overview:

Letter from May Laidley of New Richmond, Ohio, to Mrs. G. W. Summers of Kanawah County, West Virginia, describing Laidley's visits with an unnamed African American woman who is an acquaintance of the Summers family and may have been enslaved by them.

Papers of Pauli Murray, 1827-1985

Collection Identifier: MC 412; T-194; T-245
Overview:

Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Pauli Murray, lawyer, activist, and first African-American woman ordained as an Episcopal priest.

Papers of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1900-1961

Collection Identifier: A-146; M-92
Overview:

Correspondence, speeches, etc., of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, educator and founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute in Sedalia, North Carolina.

Papers of Cleo F. Haley 1939-1948

Collection Identifier: A/H1688
Overview:

Meeting minutes from the 1939 and 1940 National Conventions of the National Association of Colored Women and a typed florist's invoice and related letter concerning convention corsages (1948).

Papers of De Ama Battle, 1970-2015

Collection Identifier: MC 931; DVD-90; MP-66
Overview:

Curricula, letters, flyers, programs, brochures, posters, awards, certificates, invitations, newsletters, clippings, photographs, and videos of dancer and educator De Ama Battle and her Massachusetts-based nonprofit arts education organization, the Art of Black Dance and Music.

Papers of Florynce Kennedy, 1915-2004 (inclusive), 1947-1993 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 555; Vt-133; MP-56
Overview:

The papers of Florynce Kennedy, lawyer, political activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer and feminist.

Papers of Fran Leeper Buss, 1968-2012

Collection Identifier: MC 788
Overview:

Papers of Fran Leeper Buss include writings, correspondence, clippings, and printed materials, which document her life as a wife and mother, oral historian, teacher, and activist. Also included are notes and transcripts of oral history interviews.

Papers of Jean Tepperman, 1974-1975

Collection Identifier: MC 366
Overview:

Transcripts of interviews with clerical workers, notes, questionnaires, etc., of Jean Tepperman, poet, teacher, writer, and secretary.

Papers of June Jordan, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 513
Overview:

The papers of June Jordan, poet, author, outspoken activist, champion of equal rights for African Americans and women, and professor.

Papers of Maida Springer Kemp, 1942-1981

Collection Identifier: 80-M22--82-M159
Overview:

Correspondence, speeches, reports, etc., of Maida (Stewart) Springer Kemp, trade union activist.

Papers of Margaret Perea McCane, 1952-1983

Collection Identifier: RA.A/M122
Overview:

Correspondence and clippings of Margaret Perea McCane, Radcliffe College Class of 1927.

Papers of Mary Gibson Hundley, 1910-1985

Collection Identifier: MC 383; T-212
Overview:

Legal records, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, etc., of Mary Gibson Hundley, educator and civil rights activist.

Papers of Miriam Van Waters, 1861-1971

Collection Identifier: A-71; MP-3; T-35
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, case studies, reports, and photographs of penologist Miriam Van Waters.