Found 4 collections related to African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- History

Freeman, Rhoda Golden
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 313
9 linear feet
The Rhoda G. Freeman Manuscript and Research Collection consists primarily of materials collected by Freeman and used in her writings, including her dissertation entitled, "The Free Negro in New York City in the Era Before the Civil War." There... more
Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6544
5.46 linear feet (13 boxes)
Collection consists of 41 studies of the history of blacks in New York City. Included are biographical sketches, studies relating to cultural achievements, history, slavery, economics, sports, theater, churches, as well as other subjects. Authors... more
Lewis, David L., 1936-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 335
.06 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
The David Levering Lewis "Voices from the Renaissance" Collection consists of forty-three summary transcripts of interviews Lewis conducted with individuals who were either active during the Harlem Renaissance period or who knew people who were... more
Freemasons. Boyer Lodge No. 1 (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 734
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts chartered the Boyer Lodge in New York City for free black men in 1812; this was also the first Prince Hall Masonic lodge in New York State. The Boyer Lodge No. 1 Records consist primarily of ledger books.
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