Found 17 collections related to United States. Army

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 385
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
William Holmes Dyer was an African American physician in Kansas who served in World War I. While in Kansas, he was a member of the staff at Old General Hospital and was the medical examiner for Standard Life Insurance Company. Dyer was appointed a... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 567
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The all-Black 99th Pursuit Squadron was created by the U.S. Army in 1941, with the proviso that the pilots would be strictly segregated. The airfield at Tuskegee, Alabama, was chosen as their training site, thus they became known as the Tuskegee... more
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 616
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Reese Europe was an accomplished musician, composer, conductor, organizer, and recording artist. The collection primarily consists of photocopied secondary sources, newspaper clippings, and programs collected by James R. Europe, Jr. to... more
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 473
5.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Ezra Ayers Carman (1834-1909) was a Civil War officer interested in the history of that war and particularly the Battle of Antietam. Carman served on the Antietam Battlefield Board from 1894 to 1898 and in 1905 was appointed chairman of the... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Rudd, Robert R., b. 1860
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6648
Correspondence, reports, rosters listing names of troops, ledgers, performance evaluations, and discharge papers, relating to Rudd's command of I Company, 48th Infantry, an all African-American unit fighting in the Spanish-American War, and the... more
Falls, DeWitt Clinton, 1864-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 974
5 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 v.)
DeWitt Clinton Falls (1864-1937) was a military historian. Collection consists of reports, articles and manuscripts of writings by Falls, clippings, photographs, and drawings. Includes materials related to European and American military uniforms;... more
Price, Charles Matlack
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18567
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Charles Matlack Price letters are comprised of letters written by Price to his fiancée (later wife), Marguerite Meade Wurzburg between 1918 and 1923, and correspondence between Price and others (1917-1947). Topics discussed include daily life... more
Hagner, Francis Randall, 1873-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1280
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Francis Randall Hagner (1873-1940), a collector of Americana, practiced medicine in Washington, D.C. A specialist in genito-urinary surgery, he was an attending physician to U.S. President William H. Taft. Collection consists of typed copies of... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4344
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits (1867-1952), archivist and librarian, was head of the Manuscripts Division of the New York Public Library from 1895-1941. Albert L. Diebolt was an instructor at the State Normal School of Plattsburgh, New York, who was... more
Reinold, Bernard A., b. 1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2552
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bernard A. Reinold, a theatrical manager, kept this diary from December 17, 1917 through December 17, 1918 during his service as a Captain in the quartermaster's corps of the United States Army. Entries describe his passage to England by Naval... more
Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2454
19 linear feet (21 boxes)
Collection consists of Pope's correspondence and other papers, records of the Institute and scrapbooks of clippings. General correspondence, 1921-1951 (bulk from 1920s and 1930s) of Pope concerns his work as an art adviser, trips to Iran,... more
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 490
3.46 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lawrence D. Reddick served as curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature, 1939-1948. An African-American historian, Reddick was interested in the role of the black soldier in U.S. wars and published on this topic. Concerned that the... more
555th Parachute Infantry Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 687
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion (PIB), formed in 1944, was the first African American parachute unit to actually use parachutes in the military; the first to become smoke jumpers who fought forest fires; and the first African American... more
Fleetwood, Christian A. (Christian Abraham), 1840-1914
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 111
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection of material relating to Sergeant-Major Fleetwood during the Civil War and after his return to civilian life; and individual black soldiers before and during the Spanish American War (War of 1898). Collection includes a biography of... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Sports
1204 items (8 boxes, 1.8 linear feet). 432 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 546 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 105 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 19 x 13 cm. and smaller. 78 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 13 x 19 cm. and smaller. 5 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 33 x 23 cm. and smaller. 6 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 28 x 36 cm. and smaller. 6 photographic prints : col ; 28 x 36 cm. and smaller. 8 photographic prints : col ; 36 x 28 cm. and smaller. 3 photomechanical prints : halftone, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 11 photomechanical prints : halftone, col., some b&w ; 22 x 28 cm. and smaller. 3 photographic postcards : silver gelatin, b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
The Sports collection depicts some aspects of African-American participation in sporting events and athletic competition, mainly from the 1940s to the mid-1980s. Sports represented in the collection consist of: baseball, basketball, body... more
McCaw, Melvin, 1867-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 270
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Born in Columbia, Tennessee, in 1867, Melvin McCaw was a veteran of the Spanish-American wars in Cuba and the Philippines, and a non-commissioned officer in the 9th Regiment of U.S. Cavalry, the first detachment of African American troops assigned... more
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