Found 5 collections related to African American politicians -- New York (State) -- New York

Jack, Hulan E. (Hulan Edwin), 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 478
18 linear feet
The Hulan E. Jack Papers document Jack's years in the New York State Assembly via his constituent correspondence, 1941-1947, 1949-1951 and 1953 and his tenure as borough president via correspondence and subject files, 1954-1960. For the most part... more
Daniels, Geraldine L., 1933-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 512
30 linear feet (30 record cartons)
Geraldine L. Daniels was the first African-American women elected as Assemblywoman in the 70th Assembly District, located in Central Harlem. Daniels addressed the lack of nurses in the city by pressing the New York Counties Registered Nurses... more
Jones, J. Raymond (John Raymond), 1899-1991
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 434
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
J. Raymond Jones, also known as the "Harlem Fox", was a Democratic Party district leader from the Carver Democratic Club on 145th Street, and one of the most powerful political leaders in New York City. From 1964 to 1968, he was chief of Tammany... more
Jack, Hulan E. (Hulan Edwin), 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 909
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Hulan Jack was born in British Guiana (Guyana) in 1906. He immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 16. Jack is most noted for being the first Black borough president in New York City (Manhattan), elected in 1954. For more biographical information see... more
Jones, Thomas R., 1913-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 818
18.0 linear feet (18 boxes)
Born and raised in Brooklyn, by middle-class parents from Barbados, Thomas Russell Jones graduated from St. Johns University Law School in 1937. A first lieutenant during World War II, he led companies of Black troops during the Allied invasion of... more