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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general of Spanish West Florida from 1799 to 1817. Much of the collection relates to land deeds, purchases, and surveys in parts of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes a bound volume dated 1806 containing maps...
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (Library of Congress)
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T....
    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
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    Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2010-02-17
    In this presentation William R. Ferris discusses his book, "Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues" (University of North Carolina Press, Fall 2009).
    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010-02-17
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    C.B. Comstock papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, memoirs, reports, notebooks, orders, memoirs, sketches, and other papers primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Topics include the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.; the capture of Fort Fisher, N.C.; the fords on the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers, Va.; the defenses at Aquia Creek, Va. and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; Ulysses S. Grant's resignation...
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou)
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    Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906 Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Date: 1854
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999 Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates,...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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    Nathan W. Daniels Diary and Scrapbook The papers of Union army officer and Freedmen’s Bureau advocate Nathan W. Daniels (1836-1867), spanning the years 1861-1867, consist of three volumes of a handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings mounted throughout the text. Also included are a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the bulk of the diaries prepared by the donor of the collection, C. P. Weaver, and a scrapbook...
    • Contributor: Daniels, Nathan W. - Richmond, Cora L. V. (Cora Linn Victoria)

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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick...
    • Date: 1831
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    Rodney family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers of the Rodney family chiefly concerning the Confederation, military recruiting and supply, and Thomas Rodney's business activities. Papers of Thomas Rodney include a diary (1776-1777) kept during his participation in the Trenton and Princeton campaigns during the American Revolution, another diary (1781, 1786) written while a member of Congress, an account book (1778-1779) kept while serving as clothier and agent...
    • Contributor: Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus) - Rodney, Caesar - Rodney, Thomas
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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2680
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-23

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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad...
    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, Thomas
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    Letter to William S. Morris from J. P. Benjamin, November 22, 1861.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, J. P.
    • Date: 1861-11-22
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    Joseph Holt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, legal papers, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Holt's duties as U.S. Army judge advocate general, 1862-1875, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirators; the trial of Mary Surratt; and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include legal matters and politics in Kentucky...
    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also...
    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, and other papers relating principally to the presidential administration and assassination of James A. Garfield. Correspondence with Garfield relates to their friendship, investments in the Silver King Mining Company, controversy over the resignation of New York senator Roscoe Conkling, and Garfield's appointment of Rockwell as superintendent of public buildings in Washington, D.C. Rockwell's diaries describe his Civil War service as...
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
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    C.B. Comstock papers, 1847-1908 Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, orders, reports, and drawings primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Also includes material relating to the Mexican War and Comstock's tenure as president of the United States Mississippi River Commission, 1884.
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1847
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including a diary, letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at the sieges of Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., Corinth, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., and the battles of Atlanta, Ga., First Manassas, Va., and Shiloh, Tenn. Other...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Gresham's service as U.S. postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur, U.S. secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland, and as a judge. Includes Gresham's Civil War letters to his wife, Matilda Gresham, written from camps near Corinth and Vicksburg, Miss.; Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.; Memphis and Shiloh, Tenn.;...
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
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    Joseph L. Rauh papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action, to his participation in Hubert H. Humphrey's presidential campaign in 1960,...
    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
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    "A Bourgeois Town" : Lead Belly in Washington, D.C.
    Lead Belly in Washington, D.C. | American Folklife Center lecture, 2015-04-24 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    To celebrate the 125th birthday of the legendary folk singer Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, American Folklife Center archivist Todd Harvey welcomes Lead Belly family members Terika Dean and Alvin Singh for a discussion about their famous relative, his contributions to American culture and world music, and an overview of the significant Lead Belly materials in the Center's archive. Terika Dean is Lead Belly's great-great...
    • Contributor: Dean, Terika - Singh, Alvin - Harvey, Todd - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2679
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-23

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    James Forman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches and writings, subject files, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee. Documents his work as founder and president of the Unemployed Poverty Action Council, Legal Defense, Education, and Research Fund; and journalist and founder...
    • Contributor: Forman, James - National Black Economic Development Conference
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900 Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Date: 1852
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Date: 1857