Found 7 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
Martin, Antonia Cottrell
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 782
3.0 linear feet (3 boxes)
Antonia Cottrell Martin became one of the first African American flight attendants for Pan American World Airways in 1967. She helped found the Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society... more
Conrad, Earl
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 15
0.13 linear feet (2 reels)
Harriet Tubman research materials represent the research process used in the production of the book by Earl Conrad on the life and activities of Harriet Tubman.