Found 3 collections related to African American women -- Political activity -- New York (State) -- New York

Pickens, Harriet, 1909-1969
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 759
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harriet Pickens joined the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in 1944 as a member of the Women's Reserves in the U.S. Naval Reserve. She was one of two African American women to be sworn in as an officer, and she was... more
Adams, Wilhelmina F. (Wilhelmina Ferris), 1900-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 485
4.08 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Wilhelmina F. Adams Papers (Additions) consist principally of her files chronicling her work as a civic leader primarily with New York Democratic club activities, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs... more
Daniels, Geraldine L., 1933-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 512
30 linear feet (30 record cartons)
Geraldine L. Daniels was the first African-American women elected as Assemblywoman in the 70th Assembly District, located in Central Harlem. Daniels addressed the lack of nurses in the city by pressing the New York Counties Registered Nurses... more