Found 9 collections related to African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York

Cosme, Eusebia
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3619
Correspondence, personal papers, contracts, poems including some written about Cosme, essays, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, scripts including radio scripts, certificates, posters, and photographs, relating mainly to Cosme's career,... more
Thomas, Rudolph J., 1904-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 425
0.71 linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection of newspaper clippings, programs, and some correspondence documenting Rudolph J. Thomas' career (1920-1965) at the Harlem Branch of the Young Men's Christian Association at 135th Street in New York City. Also included are certificates,... more
Sinclair, Thomas V., 1915-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 669
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Thomas Sinclair, Jr., was an African-American lawyer, director of the Upper Manhattan Rent Commission, Chairman of the Housing Committee of the Harlem Neighborhoods Association, and a New York City Housing Court judge. The Thomas Sinclair... more
Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 207
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
George Edmund Haynes was a sociologist and a leader in religious programs and social work education for the Harlem community. The papers include reports, memoranda, and speech by Dr. Haynes relating to different aspects of his work as a... more
Major, Gerri, 1894-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 147
1.34 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder, 2 volumes)
Geraldyn "Gerri" Hodges Major was a journalist and editor for several African American publications including the New York Amsterdam News, Ebony Magazine, and Jet... more
Lewis, Edward S. (Edward Shakespear)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 116
6.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Edward S. Lewis Papers, 1918-1986 (bulk 1948-1986), consist primarily of printed material. In the General series there are: correspondence, with letters from Senator Walter Mondale and Robert C. Weaver; memoranda; minutes; travel itineraries... more
Tyson, Cyril D.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 636
6.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Cyril D. Tyson Papers consist of documents Tyson compiled for the publication of his three monographs. The first of the books is "The 'Unconditional War' on Poverty and the Use of Computer Technology by Community Action Agencies, 1965-1972. As... more
Fisher, Rudolph, 1897-1934
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 312
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Fisher family papers touch on five members of the Fisher family: the siblings Rudolph (1897-1934), Pearl, and Joseph, and their father, John Wesley, and mother, Glendora Williamson. Rudolph Fisher was a Harlem Renaissance author best known for... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Street Scenes
1.2 linear feet (5 boxes). 257 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller.. 19 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 41 x 51 cm. and smaller.. 1 photographic_print : col. ; 21 x 26 cm.. 9 photographs : stats, b&w ; 16 x 23 cm. and smaller.
The street scenes collection, compiled by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, consists primarily of photographs of streets in west and central Harlem, New York City, from the late 1800s to the 1970s.