Found 11 collections related to African Americans -- Suffrage

Lewinson, Paul, 1900-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 334
1.21 linear feet (2 boxes)
Paul Lewinson was a professor of history specializing in African American suffrage and white politics in the South. Tis collection consists primarily of notecards organized by subject and state for Lewinson's book, Race, Class... more
Schein, Ruth
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 113
Personal papers consisting of correspondence and other material related to Schein's role and activities in Mississippi, a personal account of the Summer Project, and an incomplete article about her experiences as a volunteer. Four participating... more
Broady, Tolly R. (Tolly Rupert), 1917-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 511
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Tolly Rupert Broady was born in 1917 and received his early education in Virginia. He graduated cum laude from Tuskegee Institute in 1940, and subsequently taught sociology there. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he earned both... more
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Status of Black Americans
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 548
1 linear foot (2 archival boxes, 1/2 archival box)
In 1985, "A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society" was published by the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences of the National Research Council. The work was prepared by the Committee on the Status of Black Americans which was charged... 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
Greenberg, Iris
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 94
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Iris Greenberg was a field worker for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi, 1963-1964. Greenberg grew up in Queens, New York. She received a BS degree from University of Wisconsin in 1963, and a MFA degree from SUNY New... more
Clarke, Catherine, 1929-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 95
The Catherine Clarke Civil Rights Collection consists primarily of mimeographed and printed material documenting projects administered by various organizations whose objective was to establish racial equality in the South, primarily through school... more
Meier, August, 1923-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 340
73.6 linear feet (149 boxes)
Since the early 1960's August Meier has been a major force in the study of African-American history in his examination of late nineteenth and twentieth century America by his application of rigorous social and intellectual analysis. Meier was... more
Nelson, Lee A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 932
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Lee A. Nelson was the president of both The Colored Voters Club and The Colored Democratic League of Somerset County, New Jersey. During the 1930s, Nelson was very active on behalf of the Democratic Party with the hope of being appointed to a... more
Robinson, Betty Garman
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 807
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
A founding member of Students for a Democratic Society, Betty Garman helped organize the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's challenge to be seated at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. This collection consists of Student... more
Hamburger, Robert, 1943-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 834
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Robert Hamburger (1943-), professor of creative writing and literature with a focus in civil rights, is the author of numerous books that cover a variety of genres from oral history and personal journalism to travel and memoir. The Robert... more