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    John Payton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, legal records, biographical material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton's career as corporation counsel for the District of Columbia and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Subjects include affirmative action, civil rights, education, and law. Documents his activities with South Africa's Independent Electoral Commission and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights ...
    • Contributor: Payton, John
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    We had sneakers, they had guns : the kids who fought for civil rights in Mississippi, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Tracy Sugarman in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building LM 649, Library of Congress, on May 5, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. As an illustrator and journalist, Tracy Sugarman covered the nearly one thousand student volunteers who traveled to the Mississippi Delta in 1964 ...
    • Contributor: Sugarman, Tracy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including 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 Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Date: 1844
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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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    Jefferson Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, articles, speeches, photocopies of land grants, newspaper clippings, notes of historian Nathaniel W. Stephenson summarizing letters and writings by Davis which were printed in The War of the Rebellion : A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (1880-1902), and drafts of military reports concerning the Battle of Monterrey (1846) in the Mexican War. Subjects include admission of California ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson - Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright)
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    Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.
    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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    Tilton family papers, 1836-1876 Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Date: 1836
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    French and American Claims Commission records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and ...
    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937 Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin
    • Date: 1812
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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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    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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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2679
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-23

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    Mississippi freedom summer, 1964 : memory, legacy and the way forward, roundtable discussion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Four leaders who participated in the Mississippi Freedom Project in 1964 discussed their experiences and the legacy of their civil rights work. They included Robert "Bob" Parris Moses, founder and president of The Algebra Project, Inc. He received his BA from Hamilton College (1956), and his MA in Philosophy from Harvard University (1957). Moses was a prominent figure in the civil rights movement as ...
    • Contributor: Cobb, Charles E. - Ellis, Rex M. - Hogan, Wesley C. - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Shankar, Guha - Stewart, Kate - American Folklife Center - Moses, Robert Parris - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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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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    W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896 Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.
    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Date: 1791
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    Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass.
    • Contributor: Payton, Ben - Payton, Ben Wiley - Thundering Harps (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2011-05-25
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments. Chiefly letters (1851-1864) from Patterson to his wife, Amelia Sophia Patterson relating principally to his Civil War service with Patterson's Independent Company of Kentucky Volunteers under General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, with Major General Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg, and with the Department of the Gulf in Texas and Louisiana. Also includes letters, sermons, and ...
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian)
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    Ross A. Collins papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Collins's service in the U.S. Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of incunabula. Also documents Collins's work pertaining to the mechanization of the U.S. Army and the development of the B-17 bomber, Mississippi government and politics, the ...
    • Contributor: Collins, Ross A. (Ross Alexander)
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    Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues 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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    Nathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings mounted throughout the text in 3 volumes. Includes a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the diaries by C.P. Weaver. In volume one, Daniels described his Civil War service with an African American regiment, the U.S. Army 2nd Native Guard Infantry Regiment, chiefly while stationed at Ship Island, Miss., and his time in New Orleans, La., ...
    • Contributor: Daniels, Nathan W. - Richmond, Cora L. V. (Cora Linn Victoria)
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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2681
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-24

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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, book drafts, transcripts of audiotapes, family papers, genealogical charts and research, business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to members of the Brooks and Kendrick families. Ruby Moyse Kendrick's papers document her participation in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, her work as an educator and her social life in Greenville, Miss., and her husband Swan M. Kendrick's position ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, Charlotte - Kendrick, Hattie - Kendrick, Ruby Moyse - Mitchell, Antoinette Brooks - Mitchell, Louis A.