Found 10 collections related to Associations, institutions, etc -- African American membership

Alexander, Jesse N
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
6 linear feet
Executive Director of Black and Non-White YMCA Volunteers and Staff, 1969-1981, and Director of the Human Rights Unit of the National YMCA, 1973-1981. Personal office files of Alexander reflecting his leadership role with the National YMCA,... more
Dodson, Jualynne E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 249
7.5 linear feet
Sociologist, professor. Jualynne Elizabeth Dodson was born in 1942. Papers documenting Dodson's professional memberships and involvement with the Women's Coalition of the Theology in America Project, Black Women in Church and Society, and the... more
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 488
12 linear feet
Printed material relating to the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) including programs and playbills from NANM and other small groups; and annual breakfast, convention and conference materials, and other records of the New York and... more
Union Settlement Cultural Center (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 181
9 linear feet
Division of Union Settlement, an East Harlem settlement house. The Cultural Center, founded in 1917, incorporated music, art, drama, and literary activities in its programs. H. Blake Hobbs (1911-1973) was the director from 1958 until his death.... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association. Central Division (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1571
8 linear feet; 6 microfilm reels
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. After moving to New York City in 1916, Garvey began to organize divisions of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.) throughout the United... more
International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 638
1.2 linear feet (3 archival boxes)
The International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters was founded in September 1969 at a meeting attended by black and other minority fire fighters of all ranks from municipalities across the United States. They met to discuss various... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
2 folders, 1 ledger
The Universal Negro Improvement Association was an international self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. The Universal Negro Improvement Association - Philadelphia Division Records consist of one ledger,... more
New York (N.Y.). Fire Department. Vulcan Society
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 467
.75 linear feet (2 1/2 archival boxes)
The Vulcan Society is a fraternal organization of black fire fighters employed by the NYCFD. Included are files kept by Robert O. Lowery, the first black New York City Fire Department commissioner and president of the Society for several years,... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
1 linear foot (1 flat box)
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) Miscellaneous Collections are formed by several file-folder level collections. The collections contain... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
.75 linear feet (17 boxes, 12 microfilm reels)
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts documenting black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of... more