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Harlem Neighborhoods Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 364
The Harlem Neighborhoods Association records chronicle the deteriorating quality of life in Harlem from the 1940s to the late 1970s. The collection consists of correspondence and memoranda, board of directors and committee minutes, financial... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 462
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Riverton was a seven-building complex built by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in 1947, one of four complexes they built during the 1940s. The complex was bounded by 135th and 138th Streets, Fifth Avenue, and Harlem River Drive. The... more
James Weldon Johnson Community Centers (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 589
The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, program files, newsclippings, brochures, administrative records, reports, funding proposals, executive director files, and photographs. They document the agency from its founding and provide... more
Northern Student Movement
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 679
10.8 linear feet (27 archival boxes)
Correspondence, reports, publications, administrative files, papers of related organizations and subject files documenting activities of the Northern Student Movement, its affiliates, and core members, including Peter Countryman, William... more
Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 235
13.13 linear feet (47 boxes)
Personal and professional papers, writings, office files and printed matter documenting Preston Wilcox's dual career as an educator and community organizer. Included are biographical and autobiographical narratives; some correspondence and... more
Johnson, Arnold P., 1910-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 686
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Arnold P. Johnson (1910-1994), a native of Cuba, was a businessman, labor organizer, community activist, a World War II veteran, founder of the Harlem Small Business Chamber of Commerce, and resident of Harlem. The Arnold P. Johnson papers are... more
Black Men's Xchange (BMX)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 800
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Founded in 1989 by behavioral health expert, cultural educator, and social architect, Cleo Manago, the Black Men's Xchange (BMX), is a human rights, educational, anti-oppression, and advocacy organization. BMX is the nation's oldest and largest... more