• Louis Martin papers, 1931-1998

    Civil rights activist, political adviser, newspaper columnist, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, and writings relating to Martin's civil rights activities, his journalism career, and his role as an adviser to presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.

    • Contributor: Martin, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [David Holm]

    • Contributor: Moss, Harold J. - Holm, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-23

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  • [Rudolph Dunbar]

    • Contributor: Williams, Ellis - Dunbar, Rudolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-28

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  • Singing and Praying Bands concert collection, 2012 August 23

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 23, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The ministry of the Singing and Praying Bands takes place in host churches, often at a camp meeting after an evening preaching service is over. Members line out a hymn, pray a prayer, ...

    • Contributor: Singing and Praying Bands of Delaware and Maryland - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) - Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
  • Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • June 11, 1943, letter from B.A. Botkin to Dr. Willis James

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Botkin, Benjamin Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1943-06-11

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  • Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings's service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Cummings, Harry S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • March 23, 1942, draft of memo from Alan Lomax to Dr. Spivacke

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-03-23

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  • Catalog Record

    Frederick Douglass papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diary (1886-1887), speeches, articles, manuscript of Douglass's autobiography, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to his interest in social, educational, and economic reform; his career as lecturer and writer; his travels to Africa and Europe (1886-1887); his publication of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, in Rochester, N.Y. (1847-1851); and his role as commissioner (1892-1893) ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • June 10, 1943, telegram from Willis James to B.A. Botkin

    • Contributor: Botkin, Benjamin Albert - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1943-06-10

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  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform a capella gospel music from Kentucky, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-07-16
  • The Fort Valley Peach Folk Festival Program, 1943

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1943

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  • [Kelsey L. Pharr, Negro Undertaker]

    • Contributor: Comstock, Bertha R. - Pharr, Kelsey L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-01-11

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  • Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Harlem Beauty Shops]

    • Contributor: Morris, Vivian - Adams, Miss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-19

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  • October 25, 1941, letter from John Work to Alan Lomax

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-10-25

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  • [I Ain't No Midwife]

    • Contributor: Hornsby, Sadie B. - Hall, Sarah H. - Booth, John N. - Willingham, Mary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-29

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  • [John C. Elder]

    • Contributor: Burks, Albert - Elder, John C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-01-03

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  • Catalog Record

    Fredric Wertham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Restrictions apply. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Wertham's career in psychiatry. Topics include abused children, censorship, civil rights, the physiological effect of drugs, freedom of speech, juvenile delinquency, pornography, race relations and racism, ...

    • Contributor: Wertham, Fredric
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [I was made to be a preacher]

    • Contributor: Tiedman, Cassels R. - Jemison, Ophelia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [When you dream]

    • Contributor: Tiedman, Cassels R. - Jemison, Ophelia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Mason Todd]

    • Contributor: Burks, Albert - Todd, Mason
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-12-13

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  • 1993 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1993

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of North Indian Bengali music; Jamaican music; African American gospel quartets and choral music; Irish folk dance and music; bluegrass music; African American hand dancing; and Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1993.

    • Contributor: Briscoe, Erald - Doherty, Tom - Hubbard, Samuel O. - Moloney, Mick - Wick, Regan - Simpson Curenton, Evelyn - Blackwell, Lucien - Friedland, Lee Ellen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Black history collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, speeches, writings, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, family papers, birth records, inventories, wills, military records, financial records, ship's papers, and marriage certificates pertaining to African Americans from the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Topics include the slave trade, abolition, manumission, emancipation, medical care of slaves, civil rights, slaves, fugitive slaves, freedmen, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April ...

    • Contributor: Blizard, Ralph - Jamison, Phil - Long, Donna - Mulvihill, Brendan - Lilly, Everett - Wick, Regan - Harte, Frank - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material