Found 29 collections related to African American journalists

Gordon, Eugene, 1891-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 117
The collection ranges from 1927 to 1972 and consists of correspondence, manuscripts and printed matter. Gordon's writings, the bulk of the collection, are organized into three categories: Autobiographical, Fiction and Nonfiction. The... more
Hewitt, John H., 1924-2000
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 612
2.08 linear feet (5 boxes)
John H. Hewitt was a writer, editor, instructor, and a collector of Black art. Born in 1924, in New York City, Hewitt attended Harvard College and New York University. He taught English at Morehouse College and he was a medical staff writer for... more
Poston, Ted, 1906-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 557
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Ted Poston was the first full-time African-American reporter for the New York Post, where he worked from 1936 covering many major black-oriented news stories, until his retirement in 1972. The Ted Poston Research... more
Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5858
Writings and research files, along with personal papers, and corrrespondence documenting Davis' multifaceted career, 1923-1972. Includes material on the AMERICAN NEGRO REFERENCE BOOK, 1966, edited by Davis; papers relating to Frederick Douglass,... more
Burnham, Louis E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 292
0.54 linear feet (2 reels, 2 boxes)
The Louis Burnham collection reflects Burnham's socialist interests and consists of a complete run of Freedom, a monthly newspaper published by Paul Robeson from 1950-1955 and edited by Burnham; newsclippings of... more
Bruce, John Edward
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-905
.25 linear feet (4 microfilm reels)
Papers include letters written to Bruce from black politicians, journalists, intellectuals, and activists including John Wesley Cromwell, Alexander Crummell, Richard T. Greener, T. Thomas Fortune, and Arthur A. Schomburg, as well as manuscript and... more
Walton, Lester A., 1882-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 183
The Lester A. Walton Papers document his diversified careers as a journalist, diplomat, and civic leader and consist of personal papers, material on his entertainment and journalistic careers, his tenure as the American representative to Liberia,... more
Dial, Lewis
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 518
l vol
Sports reporter for the PITTSBURGH COURIER. Scrapbook containing news clippings of his columns and articles, and some printed matter.
Schuyler family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 63
30 linear feet
The Schuyler family included George Samuel Schuyler (1895-1977), his wife Josephine Schuyler (d. 1969), and their daughter, Philippa Duke Schuyler (1931-1967). George Schuyler was a black conservative journalist, and Philippa was a pianist,... more
Poston, Ted, 1906-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 530
1 volume
Ted Poston was the first full-time African-American journalist for the New York Post. The Ted Poston Scrapbook contains newspaper articles by Poston for four series: "Dixie's Fight for Freedom" (1959) called the Little... more
Morrison, Allan, 1916-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 632
1 folder
Born in Britain, Allan Morrison was a combat correspondent during World War II. He accompanied the liberation forces into Paris towards the end of the war. On becoming a naturalized United States citizen, in 1946 Morrison officially changed his... more
Murphy, Frederick D., 1940-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 651
7.42 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Frederick D. Murphy papers consist principally of press kits and news clippings that Murphy collected on hundreds of recording artists of popular music (primarily rhythm and blues, soul, disco, rock and roll, and other genres) and executives... more
Morrison, Allan, 1916-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3537
Correspondence, writings, speeches, research files on notable persons and organizations, personal papers and speeches, news clippings, and printed material (chiefly political) relating to Morrison's career and interests. Includes material from his... more
Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 287
1 vol
The T. Thomas Fortune Scrapbook consists primarily of clippings of Fortune's articles from the "New York Age," 1890-1898, in which he discussed events and issues affecting African Americans nationwide as well as overseas. There are also articles... more
Crusader News Agency (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6567
0.06 linear feet (1 reel)
The Crusader News Agency was a national news service based in New York City serving Blacks. Editors included Cyril V. Briggs, Benjamin J. Davis, Loren Miller, and William L. Patterson. This collection consists of press releases issued by the... more
McMillan, Allan W., 1900-1991
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 206
4.88 linear feet (7 boxes)
Allan W. McMillan, a longtime columnist for The Amsterdam News and the first Black syndicated columnist, made his reputation as an entertainment writer, Broadway columnist, and publicist. The Allan W. McMillan public... more
Brown, Earl, 1903-1980
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 254
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Earl Brown was an African-American journalist and Harlem politician. The Earl Brown papers date from 1934 to the 1970s and document aspects of Earl Brown's journalistic and political careers, and include correspondence (1934-1960), drafts of his... more
California Afro-American Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 294
12 vols
Oral history interviews conducted with Afro-Americans who helped shape the history of California in this century. Interview series were done on subjects of importance to California history, both governmental and social. Interviews provide... more
Carruthers, Ben F.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 433
6.5 linear feet
Personal and professional papers consisting of biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed matter, and a subject file, primarily reflecting his career as a travel editor for several magazines. Also, his Ph.D. dissertation on the life... more
Bowser, Aubrey Howard, 1886-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 287
1.4 linear feet
The Aubrey Howard Bowser Papers consist primarily of writings, academic and school related papers, and letters. Bower's writings include a manuscript entitled "Black Pilgrim: A Novel of Harlem's Early Life," a short story "Maryelle Rose," poetry,... more
Troupe, Quincy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 635
83.51 linear feet (193 boxes, 5 volumes, 3 tubes); 3.51 gigabytes (575 computer files)
Quincy Troupe (born 1939) is a poet, author, and editor, perhaps best known for co-writing Miles: The Autobiography (1989) with the influential jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. His father, Quincy Trouppe, Sr., was an all-star... more
Tarry, Ellen, 1906-2008
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 738
The Ellen Tarry Papers consist primarily of Tarry's writings and her involvement in projects pertaining to blacks and Catholicism.
Wallace, Michele
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 739
11.21 linear feet (29 boxes)
Michele Wallace is best known for her first book, Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman, which is considered the first collection of essays published by a black woman, and the first book published by a black... more
Poston, Ted, 1906-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 771
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ted Poston was the first full-time African American journalist for the New York Post. There he covered many major Black-oriented news stories as well as mainstream items, working from 1936 until his retirement in 1972.... more
Terry, Wallace, 1938-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 921
41.2 linear feet (109 boxes); 16.31 mb (3 computer files)
Wallace Terry, Jr. (1938-2003) was an African-American journalist, author, documentarian, oral historian, and educator best known for his reporting on the experiences of black soldiers in the Vietnam War. The Wallace Terry papers consists of files... more
Chanticleer, Raven
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 881
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains files of biographical material; correspondence; articles written by and about Chanticleer; his fashion drawings; assorted programs from events in which he participated; material related to his role as the executive... more
Bruce, John Edward
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 253
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one folder of papers relating to the personal and professional life of John Edward Bruce. Included is a drawing of an invention of a metal binder clasp by Bruce; an 1888 letter from Bruce to M. L. Robinson of the more
Harris, Craig G.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 900
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Craig G. Harris Papers, 1986-1993, document his life as a gay, HIV-positive African-American, his work as an AIDS activist, and his prolific writing career. The collection consists of biographical information, personal correspondence,... more
Clark, Conrad
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 223
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico in 1909, and raised and educated in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Conrad Clark matriculated at Howard and Columbia Universities from 1937-1939 and 1953-1954 respectively. He began his journalistic career in 1935, when... more