Found 5 collections related to African American women -- Biography

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 674
5 folders
This collection consists of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Karen Sotiropoulos. These transcripts are photocopies of the originals held by the Museum.
Andrews, Regina
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 275
8.58 linear feet (21 boxes)
The papers document Andrews' personal life and professional career and activities. Correspondence, reports, printed material, and writings are included. The papers include manuscripts of Andrews' plays Climbing Jacob's... more
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Black Women Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 45
11.33 linear feet (68 volumes)
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America's Black Women Oral History Project documented the contributions of Black women, 70 years or older, to American life. Interviews documented the lives, professional... more
Dammond, Ellen Craft
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 650
Ellen Dammond (1916-2007), a social worker and personnel supervisor, was descended from both the Fossetts of Monticello and the famous fugitive slaves William and Ellen Craft. Her uncle was the equal rights activist William Monroe Trotter. She... more
Burkes, Mamie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 672
1 folder
Mamie Burkes was most likely raised by parents who were formerly enslaved; however, information on her background is scant. Regardless, she was impacted by slavery; a letter to her interviewer mentions Burkes's mother working for $1.25 a week and... more