African American women
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Addenda to the records (79-M116--81-M121) of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.).
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.
Writings, correspondence, speeches, and subject files of black feminist philosopher and prison abolitionist Angela Y. Davis.
Papers of Shirley Graham Du Bois, African American writer, playwright, composer, biographer, teacher, civil rights and left-wing activist.
Recordings of events sponsored by the Friends of the Schlesinger Library, whose contributions support library acquisitions and preservation.
The Black Women Oral History Project collection consists of audiotapes and transcripts of 72 oral histories.
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 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.
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.
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).
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.
The papers of Florynce Kennedy, lawyer, political activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer and feminist.
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.
The papers of June Jordan, poet, author, outspoken activist, champion of equal rights for African Americans and women, and professor.