Found 4 collections related to West Indian Americans

Archambeau family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 722
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
The Archambeau family, consisting of John Nicholas Archambeau and his two children, Lester and Sybil, immigrated to the United States from Jamaica in 1908 and 1919, respectively. John Nicholas attended Howard University, became a dentist, and... more
Duke of Iron
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 865
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Cecil Anderson, also known as the "Duke of Iron," was an internationally known Calypso performer and composer. A native of Trinidad, Anderson moved with his family to New York in 1923. During his active years (1930s-1960s), he was influential in... more
Jack, Hulan E. (Hulan Edwin), 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 909
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Hulan Jack was born in British Guiana (Guyana) in 1906. He immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 16. Jack is most noted for being the first Black borough president in New York City (Manhattan), elected in 1954. For more biographical information see... more
Jack, Hulan E. (Hulan Edwin), 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 478
17.59 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Hulan Edwin Jack was the first Black borough president in New York City, representing Manhattan from 1954-1961. The Hulan E. Jack papers document Jack's years in the New York State Assembly and his tenure as borough president.