Papers, (inclusive), (bulk) 1865-1998 1905-1975

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Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1865-1998, 1905-1975

Papers, (inclusive), (bulk) 1865-1998 1905-1975

Papers of Shirley (Graham) Du Bois, African American writer, playwright, composer, biographer, teacher, civil rights and left-wing activist.

44 file boxes, 2 folio boxes, 1 folio+ box, 1.5 linear ft. of photographs, 24 folio folders, 24 folio+ folders, 8 oversize folders

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W. E. B. Dubois secured his position as one of the key voices in the argument over the role of the black man in modern America through his seemingly endless works of social activism. He was an educator (at Fisk University and Atlanta University), a founder of the Niagara Movement (which later merged into the NAACP), the long-time editor of the NAACP publication, The Crisis, a lecturer, political activist, and prolific writer. His works include: The Souls of Black Folk, Dusk of Dawn, and an Autob...

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded on January 13, 1913 by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University. It is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services and programs to promote human welfare. The founders were college students who wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and to provide assistance to persons in need. The first public act performed by the Delta Founders involved their participation in the Women's Suffrage March in ...

Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965

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1896 Dec.15 Born to John Goode and Eslanda Cardozo Goode in Washington, D.C., the third of three children; brothers John and Frank. Maternal grandfather was Francis Lewis Cardozo, who served as South Carolina's Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury during Reconstruction Days. 1912 Graduated from Urbana High School, Urbana, Illinois. ...

Artz, Frederick Binkerd, 1894-

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Klein, Seymour

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Garth Cate

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Simon, Abby

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Mason, Bernard Lee

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Moos, Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Moos and her husband, Robert Imandt, were friends of Florence King and Carl Zigrosser. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1930-1937. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902289 ...

Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972

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Aronson, James, 1953-....

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Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970

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Epithet: US author and socialist in Moscow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x0003de Anna Louise Strong was born in Nebraska and educated at Oberlin and the University of Chicago. Later moving to Seattle, she was the editor of the Seattle Union Record. She travelled extensively to Russia and China, and she wrote accounts of those journeys. In 1921 she travelled to famine-struck areas in Russia as part of ...

Mansfield Theatre

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Melish, William Howard

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Hautz, Lawrence A.

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Paul Partington

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Ruth Morris Graham

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Johnson, Hall, 1888-1970

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Francis Hall Johnson (1888-1970), African American choral director, composer, and arranger. From the description of Hall Johnson collection, 1933-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463092 "Hall Johnson, a native of Athens, [Georgia], was a highly regarded African American choral director, composer, arranger, and violinist who dedicated his career to preserving the integrity of the Negro spiritual as it had been performed during the era of slavery. His Hall Johnson Choir,...

Robeson, Paul

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Paul Robeson was born April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey. Robeson entered Rutgers College in 1915, becoming a 12-letter athlete and two-time collegiate footbal All-American, a Phi Beta Kappa scholar, and valedictorian of his graduating class of 1919. He went on to receive a law degree from Columbia Law School in 1923, but chose acting over the practice of law. The year 1924 marked his Broadway and film debuts, beginning his career as a world renowned actor and singer. Robeson was one of the ...

Hastie, William, 1904-1976

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1904, Nov. 17 Knoxville, Tennessee Knoxville Born, Knoxville, Tennessee Son of William Henry and Roberta (Child) Hastie 1921 Graduated from Dunbar High School, Washing...

Mayfield, Julian, 1928-1984

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Julian Mayfield lived a varied career as a novelist, playwright, actor, journalist and critic, aide to two heads of state, an educator and writer-in-residence at several colleges and universities. He wrote, produced and directed several off-Broadway and summer stock productions between 1949 and 1954. He played the juvenile lead role of Absalom Kumalo in the Kurt Weill-Maxwell Anderson musical "Lost in the Stars," and directed Ossie Davis's first play, "Alice in Wonder," ...

Federal Theatre Project (Chicago, Ill.)

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Mark Twain Society

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Guinier, Ewart

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Labor leader, former presidential candidate for the Borough of Manhattan, and the first chairman of Harvard University's Department of African American Studies. Born in Panama of West Indian parents in 1910, Ewart Guinier migrated to the United States in 1925 and studied at Harvard University, the City University of New York, Columbia University and New York University. He became the International Secretary of the United Public Workers of America in 1940, and was the Liberal Party candidate for ...

McCanns, Robert

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Interchurch Center

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Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971

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African American lawyer, scholar, and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Papers, 1914-1971. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70941351 Spingarn was born on Mar. 28, 1878 in New York City; AB (1897), AM (1899), and LL. B (1900), Columbia Univ.; LL. D, Howard Univ., 1941; L.H.D., Long Island Univ., 1966; practiced law beginning in 1900; chairman of national legal committee, and vice-presid...

Dorsey, Harold S., 1937-

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Mahoney, William P.

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Benn, Brindley.

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Meeropol, Michael

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Hare, Nathan.

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Muhammad, Akbar

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Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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African-American poet, critic, playwright, novelist, author of children’s books, librarian. From the guide to the Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Teacher in New York, N.Y., and Huntsville, Ala.; head librarian, Fisk University; professor, University of Chicago; curator of James Weldon Johnson Collection and visiting professor of English, Yale University; writer in residence, Fisk University; and author. ...

Margaret Christy.

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Lucy Ann Graham

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Oberlin College

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Elkin, Kyrie

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Joseph McCarthy.

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Esther Jackson

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Lil Landau.

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Cora Bell Grissom

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Laudau, Lil

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United Service Organizations (U.S.)

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The United Service Organizations (USO) was incorporated in the state of New York on February 4, 1941, as a joint operation by the YMCA, YWCA, National Catholic Community Service, the National Jewish Welfare Board, the Traveler's Aid Association, and the Salvation Army, to provide religious, spiritual, social, welfare, educational, and entertainment services to men and women in the armed forces during World War II. The USO has continued to provide these services to the present. From t...

Hughes, Langston

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Aptheker, Bettina

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Biographical Chronology September 2, 1944 Bettina Fay Aptheker born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina to Fay Phillippa Aptheker, a life-long activist and Communist organizer, and Herbert Aptheker, a Marxist historian and scholar of African-American history. 1958 1962 ...

Gamal Abel Nasser.

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Frizell, Henry

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Bailey, Herman Kofi, Jr., 1931-1981

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Hallinan, Vivian

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Carl Van Vechten

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Burroughs, Margaret

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Chu Po-shen

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Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970

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Epithet: US author and socialist in Moscow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x0003de Anna Louise Strong was born in Nebraska and educated at Oberlin and the University of Chicago. Later moving to Seattle, she was the editor of the Seattle Union Record. She travelled extensively to Russia and China, and she wrote accounts of those journeys. In 1921 she travelled to famine-struck areas in Russia as part of ...

Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1966

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Reitsch, Hanna

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Air pilot; interviewee b.1912, d.1979. From the description of Reminiscences of Hanna Reitsch : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147376 ...

R. R. Moton

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Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972

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Teacher, prime minister of the Gold Coast and president of Ghana, Pan-Africanist, and author. From the description of Papers, 1955-1987 (bulk 1965-1974). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70939653 ...