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Found 9 collections related to African Americans -- Civil rights

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Murphy, Clyde
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 876
7.83 linear feet (16 boxes)
Clyde Murphy, a lawyer, pursued social justice throughout his career. Born on June 26, 1948, in Topeka, Kansas, Clyde moved to Miami, Florida, along with his father and stepmother, when he was four years old. He attended high school at North Dade... more
Ashe, Arthur
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 276
20.6 linear feet, (42 boxes)
The Arthur Ashe papers document the wide range of Ashe's political, athletic, business, and philanthropic activities. Although they contain some significant material from the 1960s and 1970s, the papers are concentrated more heavily on Ashe's... more
Powell, Curtis, 1935-2002
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 877
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Curtis Powell, African-American scientist and Black Panther Party member, was born in Orange, New Jersey in 1935, and died in Queens, New York in 2002. After serving in the military, he studied Chemistry, first at Seton Hall University, then... more
Washington, Mary Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 776
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Mary Helen Washington papers (1873-2002, bulk dates 1995-2002) document the working relationship of scholar and author Mary Helen Washington and journalist Lloyd L. Brown.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 742
3.42 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow documentary research collection documents some aspects of the production of the PBS television series, and most notably consists of over a hundred transcripts of interviews.
Pinkney, Alphonso
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 768
9.0 linear feet (9 boxes)
African-American sociologist, Alphonso Pinkney (1928-2006), was a nationally known expert on race relations. The Alphonso Pinkney manuscript and research collection pertains to several books Pinkney authored, primarily about race relations.
Clement, Marilyn, 1935-2009
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 772
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
Marilyn Clement was an activist and a professional organizer in the social justice movement. The Marilyn Clement papers, 1967-2005, consist primarily of printed material, which document her activities as an activist with the organizations where... more
Horne, Gerald, 1949-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 559
97.41 linear feet (232 boxes); 68.47 mb (1,962 computer files)
Gerald Horne is an African American historian, professor, and political activist. His collection dates from 1953 to 2016, and details his career in academia, political activism, legal work, research pursuits, and writing endeavors. The collection... more
Feelings, Tom
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 875
19.11 linear feet (42 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Tom Feelings was an internationally known artist, children's book illustrator, educator, and activist. The Tom Feelings papers consist mostly of materials related to his art and writing, both published and unpublished.