Found 6 collections related to United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans -- History

Johnson, Jesse J., 1914-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 200
9.42 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
An African American career soldier, Jesse J. Johnson authored eight books and several plays about the military service of black men and women. The Jesse J. Johnson military collection consists primarily of secondary sources and printed material,... more
Colman, Henry
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 97
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Colman served in the 119th Infantry Regiment, Company B (Black Regiment), Department of the Gulf, during the Civil War. This collection pertains to Henry Colman's service during the Civil War.
Smith, William Dye, 1881-1951
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 949
1.46 linear feet (3 boxes plus 1 Oversize box)
Personal papers of William Dye Smith (1880-1951), an African American military sergeant who served in the United States Army Spanish American War.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 429
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The World War II letters from African-American Soldiers collection consists of letters from African-American servicemen to Elnora (Nora) Bing Williams and her husband, Edgar Thomas (Ned) Williams of Brooklyn, New York. The correspondents are... more
Harris, M. A., 1908-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 34
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Middleton "Spike" Harris Civil War and Reconstruction collection consists of documents pertaining to the Civil War from both the Union Army and the Confederate states. Among other items, there is a pay claim issued by the Confederate Army,... 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