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Found 3 collections related to African American legislators

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Gray, William H., III
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 469
87.8 linear feet (87 record cartons and two archival boxes)
William H. Gray III represented Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1978 until he retired in 1991. He was the first African-American to serve as Majority Whip in the House of Representatives in 1989. The... more
Brown, Earl, 1903-1980
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 254
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Earl Brown was an African-American journalist and Harlem politician. The Earl Brown papers date from 1934 to the 1970s and document aspects of Earl Brown's journalistic and political careers, and include correspondence (1934-1960), drafts of his... more
California Afro-American Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 294
12 vols
Oral history interviews conducted with Afro-Americans who helped shape the history of California in this century. Interview series were done on subjects of importance to California history, both governmental and social. Interviews provide... more