Found 19 collections related to Racism -- United States

Burden, Shirley
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 429
7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Shirley Carter Burden (1908-1989), a descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt, was a prominent American photographer, best known for his pictorial essays exploring aspects of Catholic culture, racial intolerance, and architectural heritage. Burden... more
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.
Kennedy, Stetson
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3548
Research files on organizations, individuals, and subjects collected for Kennedy's books, I RODE WITH THE KU KLUX KLAN (1954) and SOUTHERN EXPOSURE (1946), and newspaper and magazine articles. Includes correspondence, transcripts of articles,... more
Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-019
The Walter Winchell papers span 1920-1967 and consist of annotated radio scripts, correspondence, miscellaneous scripts for stage and film, scrapbooks, news articles, clippings from his newspaper columns, and other items related to his journalism... more
Blacks in the Railroad Industry
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3872
.4 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
The Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection is comprised of a variety of materials documenting the struggle of black railroad employees against ouster from the industry by collusive actions of the companies and the unions. While provenance... more
Sydnor, Earl, 1907-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 382
.7 linear feet (1 archival box, 1 oversize)
Actor, Earl Sydnor appeared on and off-Broadway, on television, and in film. He began his acting career after performing with the New Jersey Federal Theatre Company. Throughout his career, he worked with Katherine Dunham, Ethel Waters, Henry... more
Council on Interracial Books for Children
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 438
23 linear feet
National organization devoted to creating bias-free textbooks and children's literature by examining material for signs of racism, sexism, and ageism. Bradford Chambers was the director. Bradford Chamber's office files and working papers created... more
Nonviolent Action Group (Washington, D.C.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 644
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The D.C. Area Nonviolent Action Group (NAG) was a student organization at Howard University active in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s. NAG members participated in the Freedom Rides from Washington to Mississippi; contributed clothing,... more
National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 155
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes)
The records of the Angela Davis Defense Committee including incoming letters of support and sympathy from the United States, Germany, and Eastern Europe (many in German). Many of these letters are postcards to Angela Davis, signed and with notes,... more
Payne family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 234
1.22 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Payne, Wood, and Estes families are southern white families. Two members of these families, Robert R. Reiley and Harry Wood, were in the Ku Klux Klan. The Payne and Wood family papers consist of correspondence and printed material dealing... more
Turner, Otis, 1940-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 436
The Otis Turner Papers consist of speeches, sermons, articles, analyses and reports written by Turner. Included is a list of titles; some of the subjects he addressed are racism, justice, the Presbyterian Church, and Martin Luther King.
Burns, Haywood
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 625
26.0 linear feet (26 boxes)
William Haywood Burns was a civil rights activist, lawyer, educator and dean of the City University of New York Law School at Queens College. He is the author of The Voices of Negro Protest in America, published in 1963. A graduate of Harvard... more
Romulo, Beth Day, 1924-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 105
1.4 linear feet
Writer. Research notes for Day's book, SEXUAL LIFE BETWEEN BLACKS AND WHITES: THE ROOTS OF RACISM. Includes primarily notes for the book, research notes, and news clippings, 1969-1973; and a typescript of the book.
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 236
12.33 linear feet (24 boxes)
Kenneth B. Clark founded and directed the Metropolitan Applied Research Center (MARC), a non-profit research corporation concerned with the problems of American urban society. This collection consists mainly of reports and studies accumulated or... more
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.
Wright, Nathan
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 754
6.04 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Rev. Dr. Nathan Wright, Jr., an Episcopal minister and scholar, was an early and prominent advocate of Black power. The Nathan Wright papers reflect his numerous interests and endeavors in the fields of religion, Black power, education, and... more
Johnson, Brad, 1952-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 844
2.29 linear feet (6 boxes)
Brad Johnson was a gay African American poet and writer. The Brad Johnson papers include biographical materials, published and unpublished poems, and correspondence.
Sorkin, Joan Ross
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 869
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Joan Ross Sorkin is a playwright, opera librettist, musical theater bookwriter, lyricist, and screenwriter. Sorkin was born in New York City and attended the University of Rochester, as well as the London School of Economics and Political Science,... 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