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Found 4 collections related to African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities

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Negro Actors Guild of America
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 259
18.83 linear feet (40 boxes)
The Negro Actors Guild (NAG) was formed in 1936 and began operation in 1937 in New York City as a welfare and benevolent organization for Black performers. The Negro Actors Guild (NAG) records document the functions and activities of this... 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
Union Settlement Cultural Center (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 181
5.0 linear feet (5 boxes)
A division of Union Settlement, an East Harlem settlement house, the Cultural Center, founded in 1917, incorporated music, art, drama, and literary activities into programs. Records primarily document the Center's administration and activities... more
Utility Club (New York , N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 581
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Utility Club of New York City was founded in April 1917 to raise money and entertain soldiers during World War I. Over the years it evolved into a community organization focusing on expanding volunteer service throughout Harlem. Led by Mrs.... more