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Found 4 collections related to African Americans -- Social life and customs

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Shivery family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 257
3.6 linear feet
The Shiverys, Smiths and Blazes were three branches of a southern African-American family. Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, legal and financial documents, educational and professional papers, minutes of religious and civic... more
Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 287
1 vol
The T. Thomas Fortune Scrapbook consists primarily of clippings of Fortune's articles from the "New York Age," 1890-1898, in which he discussed events and issues affecting African Americans nationwide as well as overseas. There are also articles... more
Thompson, Doris M., 1894-2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 745
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Doris Thompson moved in social and cultural circles in Chicago and Harlem where she met and became friends with many African-American artists, writers, and professionals, among them the artist William Edouard Scott, newspaper editor Wendell... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 895
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Schomburg Menu Collection consists of 84 menus and related ephemera such as banquet and private dinner menus, wine lists, floor plans, invitations and photo covers, dated from 1893 through ca. 2000. Included in the collection are menus from... more
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