Found 11 collections related to African American children

Stein, Robert M.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 138
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
In 1963, Robert Stein, as field manager for the Chicago Ethical Society's Commission on Race and Equality, oversaw "Creative Inter-Racial Recreational Programs" such as Inter-Racial Vacations (summer camps in the North for Southern African... more
Jack and Jill of America. Metropolitan Chapter
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 331
2.08 linear feet (5 boxes)
The first group of Jack and Jill of America was established to create a medium of contact for the children of its members and to provide a constructive, educational, recreational, and cultural program for the children and their parents.The Jack... more
Riverdale Children's Association (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 300
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Riverdale Children's Association was founded by a group of Quakers in 1836, as the Colored Orphan Asylum in New York City; it was the first institution in the United States dedicated to the care of African American children. The Asylum... more
Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 359
1.83 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ira De Augustine Reid was a noted sociologist and author. The Ira De Augustine Reid papers consist primarily of published and unpublished writings.
Child Development Group of Mississippi
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 265
2.71 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) was a community action group that developed a Head Start program for low income, primarily Black, preschool children. The records of the Child Development Group of Mississippi consist primarily of... more
Frost, Olivia P. (Olivia Pleasants), 1915-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 430
The Olivia Pleasants Frost Papers, 1937-1994, provide information on Dr. Frost's career as a research consultant to numerous social organizations and educational institutions.
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
1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
The National Research Council Committee on the Status of Black Americans working papers consist of thirty-three essays prepared by prominent scholars in several fields as background for the publication, A Common Destiny: Blacks... more
Davis, Jessica Bell
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 620
1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Jessica B. Davis; the majority of the collection contains materials related to Davis's role as president of the Westchester Branch of Key Women of America. Most of this material is... more
Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 89
The Glenn Carrington Papers document the personal life of an African-American homosexual from the 1920's to the 1960's, before the advent of the gay pride movement. Among Carrington's friends and acquaintances were Alain Locke; sociologist Ophelia... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 405
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
In 1992 and 1993 City Lore coordinated an oral history project focusing on the Northern migration experience and the maintenance of southern folkways within New York City's African-American church community. Fifty men and women who migrated from... more
M. Smith (New York, N.Y.)
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Morgan and Marvin Smith Collection
<2387> items (4.4 cubic ft., 20 boxes). <1032> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. <712> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. <26> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 29 cm. and smaller. <1> photographic print : col ; 26 x 21 cm. <575> negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller. <41> transparencies : col ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller
The collection primarily documents people, places and events in Harlem from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s. The collection consists of studio and candid portraits of mainly African American personalities, Harlem residents, and fashion models;... more