Found 11 collections related to Associations, institutions, etc -- African American membership

Alexander, Jesse N.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 68
6.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
Jesse N. Alexander was the Executive Director of Black and Non-White YMCA Volunteers and Staff, 1969-1981, and Director of the Human Rights Unit of the National YMCA, 1973-1981. This collection consists of Alexander's office files.
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 488
12 linear feet
Printed material relating to the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) including programs and playbills from NANM and other small groups; and annual breakfast, convention and conference materials, and other records of the New York and... 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
Universal Negro Improvement Association. Central Division (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1571
8 linear feet; 6 microfilm reels
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. After moving to New York City in 1916, Garvey began to organize divisions of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.) throughout the United... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
2 folders, 1 ledger
The Universal Negro Improvement Association was an international self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. The Universal Negro Improvement Association - Philadelphia Division Records consist of one ledger,... more
New York (N.Y.). Fire Department. Vulcan Society
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 467
.75 linear feet (2 1/2 archival boxes)
The Vulcan Society is a fraternal organization of black fire fighters employed by the NYCFD. Included are files kept by Robert O. Lowery, the first black New York City Fire Department commissioner and president of the Society for several years,... more
Black Men's Xchange (BMX)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 800
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Founded in 1989 by behavioral health expert, cultural educator, and social architect, Cleo Manago, the Black Men's Xchange (BMX), is a human rights, educational, anti-oppression, and advocacy organization. BMX is the nation's oldest and largest... more
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Montgomery Branch
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 268
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of two minute books documenting the meetings of the Executive Committee of the Montgomery, Alabama Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), from February 22-August 29, 1955, and... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
1 linear foot (1 flat box)
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) Miscellaneous Collections are formed by several file-folder level collections. The collections contain... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Organizations
1769 items (4.4 linear feet, 18 boxes). 1658 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 19 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 28 cm. and smaller. 63 photographic prints : col ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 38 x 32 cm. and smaller, 32 photomechanical prints (38 x 32 cm. and smaller). 1 photographic postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
The Organzations collection depicts primarly African American civic, social, fraternal, professional, civil rights, and other organizations, dating from the late 1890s to the mid-1980s. The collection, which is strongest in its representation of... more
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