Found 5 collections related to United States -- Emigration and immigration

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Gershoy family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1145
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, notes, photographs, clippings, and other printed memorabilia of the Gershoy family. Correspondence, 1912-1935, consists of letters written to Miriam and Morris Gershoy from their children and relatives and... more
Gollobin, Ira, 1911-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 315
14 linear feet (37 archival boxes)
Ira Gollobin, an immigration rights attorney and author, served as pro bono counselor to refugees from all over the world including Nazi Germany and Duvalierist Haiti. His work with Haitian refugees, the purview of this collection, began in 1974.... 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
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... more
Petioni, Muriel, 1914-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 808
5.33 linear feet (10 boxes)
Known as the "Mother of Medicine in Harlem", Muriel Petioni was a doctor and community leader. The Muriel Petioni papers reflect primarily on her participation in various organizations including the Gayap Organization; they also include... more
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