Found 16 collections related to African Americans -- Segregation

McLaurin family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 522
2 folders
The McLaurin Family collection comprises a dismantled scrapbook of newspaper clippings on segregation in Oklahoma schools and higher education, the McLaurin (George W.) desegregation case, the drive to end segregation in the educational system... more
National Negro Congress (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1182
44.5 linear feet; 94 microfilm reels
Files of John P. Davis, Edward Strong, and Revels Cayton, as well as financial records. Included with the National Negro Congress records are Davis' files from the Negro Industrial League, 1933, of which he had been executive secretary; Davis'... more
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 236
9.6 linear feet
Business executive, psychologist, educator, writer. Clark was an expert witness regarding the psychological effect of segregation in education for the landmark Brown v. Kansas Board of Education case, 1954. Clark also founded and directed the... more
Peyser, Annette H., 1921-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 161
.2 linear feet
Peyser was a socio-economic analyst with the office of the Special Counsel of the NAACP and was employed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1946-1953. Papers deal with the NAACP's fight against... more
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 256
.2 linear feet
Agricultural research scientist. Letters from Carver to Ford Davis, a white scientist employed at the Tom Houston Peanut Company in Georgia, discussing Carver's health problems, aspirations and plans, giving professional advice to Davis, and... more
Committee Against Jim Crow in Military Service and Training
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 98
0.16 linear feet (2 folders)
Racial advocacy group that protested biases against Americans of African descent in the United States armed forces. Lobbying efforts consisted of direct appeals to government representatives, mass rallies and citizens' hearings with elected... more
O'Neal, Frederick, 1905-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 427
22.2 linear feet (8 cartons, 30 archival boxes, 4 1/2 archival boxes, 3 print boxes)
The Frederick O'Neal Papers document the theatrical, labor and civic activities of this actor and labor leader, with emphasis on the 1940s through the 1990s. The collection consists primarily of personal papers, correspondence files, his speeches... more
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro F-13242
9 linear feet (88 volumes); 13 microfilm reels; 82 microfiches
The Research Memoranda series consists of the twenty-nine memoranda prepared by the team of social scientists. The General Correspondence and Memoranda series includes letters from Frederick Keppel, president of the Carnegie Corporation,... more
Lane, Layle, 1893-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 54
.2 linear feet
High school teacher and civil rights advocate in New York City. Correspondence, political files, and printed material documenting Lane's opposition to racial discrimination and war. Includes letters from World War II soldiers relating to... more
Davis, Benjamin J. (Benjamin Jefferson), 1903-1964
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6129
Divided into four series, Correspondence, the Smith Act Trial, Writings and Printed matter, the Benjamin J. Davis, Jr. Papers document Davis's life and political career from 1949 to the time of his death. The Correspondence series is grouped into... more
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-966
Papers covering Smythe's professional career centering upon research, writing, and university teaching in the fields of sociology and anthropology, with special emphasis on East Asian and African studies. Correspondence including that written... more
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-972
Case files from the Louisiana Civil Rights Congress including pamphlets, legal transcripts and briefs, press releases, news clippings, and correspondence which documents the legal activities of the Congress, particularly its attempt to secure... more
Broady, Tolly R. (Tolly Rupert), 1917-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 511
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Tolly Rupert Broady was born in 1917 and received his early education in Virginia. He graduated cum laude from Tuskegee Institute in 1940, and subsequently taught sociology there. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he earned both... more
Europe, James R. (James Reese), 1917-2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 629
1 folder
James Reese Europe, Jr., son of the well-known African-American musician James Reese Europe (1881-1919) and dancer Bessie Simms, was a seaman in the Merchant Marines during World War II. In 1942 the Marine Firemen's, Oilers, Watertenders and... more
Dewey, Ken
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 582
.2 linear feet
The "Selma Last Year" exhibition commemorates the Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, that took place in March 1965. A multimedia show, it was the result of the collaborative work of Bruce Davidson, photographer; Terry Riley, who... more
Bogart, Leo
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 667
.4 linear feet
This collection contains an advance draft of the "Utilization of Negro Manpower in the Army: A 1951 Study;" and a copy of The Reporter (December 1954) which includes Leo Bogart's article. There are also several reports: "The Army and its Negro... more