Found 8 collections related to African American women civil rights workers

Hedgeman, Anna Arnold, 1899-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 123
7 linear feet (12 archival boxes; 1 1/2 archival box; 2 record cartons; 1 volume)
The Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers document the second half of Hedgeman's career in governmental, religious, civil rights, and educational organizations from the 1950s through the early 1980s.
Baker, Ella, 1903-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 630
5.58 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Ella Baker papers provide a snapshot of Baker's life as an activist and visionary for a variety of progressive organizations in the United States, from the 1930s through the 1980s. Documented here are the organizations and individuals that... more
Dammond, Ellen Craft
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 650
Ellen Dammond (1916-2007), a social worker and personnel supervisor, was descended from both the Fossetts of Monticello and the famous fugitive slaves William and Ellen Craft. Her uncle was the equal rights activist William Monroe Trotter. She... more
Guggenheimer, Ida, 1866-1959
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 269
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
A social, political, and civil rights activist, Ida Guggenheimer was involved in a wide variety of causes and projects during her adult life. She was a member of the American Labor Party, and she was involved in the women's suffrage and trade... more
Weekes, Akua
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 678
2.08 linear feet (5 boxes)
Akua Weekes is an activist, Black Nationalist, freelance journalist, and writing professor at Touro College. Her activism dates to her undergraduate years at American University in Washington, D. C. Weekes participated in the student take-over of... more
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
Yancy, Roberta
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 388
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Roberta "Bobbi" Yancy attended Barnard College in 1959, one of only two Black students in her class. She often volunteered at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's New York office headed up by Jack O'Dell. During her sophomore year, Yancy... more
Tucker, Rosina Corrothers
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 372
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Born in 1881 in Washington D.C., Rosina Corrothers Tucker worked as a union organizer for the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and served as the first president of the union's Ladies Auxiliary. She assisted in the planning for a March on... more
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