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Found 6 collections related to African American civil rights workers

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Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 825
1.38 linear feet (5 boxes)
Andrew Goodman, along with hundreds of other students, was a volunteer in the Mississippi Summer Project launched in June 1964 to register Black Mississippi residents to vote and to establish Freedom Schools. The Andrew Goodman Memorial collection... 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
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
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
Feelings, Tom
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 875
19.11 linear feet (42 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Tom Feelings was an internationally known artist, children's book illustrator, educator, and activist. The Tom Feelings papers consist mostly of materials related to his art and writing, both published and unpublished.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 933
40.87 linear feet (113 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes); 7.9 megabytes (124 computer files)
Harry Belafonte is a Jamaican-American musician, actor, and activist best known for popularizing calypso music with international audiences, and his involvement in the American Civil Rights movement. His collection contains project files,... more