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    John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.

    • Contributor: Crittenden, John J. (john Jordan) - Crittenden, John J.
    • Date: 1782
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    David Warren Steel: Makers of the Sacred Harp

    David Warren Steel discusses his new book, "The Makers of the Sacred Harp," newly published by the University of Illinois Press.

    • Contributor: Steel, David Warren
    • Date: 2010-10-21
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Date: 1857
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    National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, official records, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings concerning the work of the National Child Labor Committee in promoting the rights and education of children and youth in relation to labor. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries; minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences of the National Child ...

    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (u.s.)
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    Alexander Jeffrey McKelway papers, 1814-1942

    Clergyman, reformer, and Southern secretary of the National Child Labor Committee. Correspondence, telegrams, speeches, articles, notes and drafts of a biography of St. Clair McKelway, longtime editor of the Brooklyn Eagle and uncle of Alexander, family papers, financial material, printed matter, a scrapbook, and other papers relating mainly to child labor legislation and to the McKelway family.

    • Contributor: McKelway, Alexander Jeffrey
    • Date: 1814
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    George Fort Milton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, research and historical source material, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Milton's career as a historian of the Civil War, newspaper editor, and advisor in the national government. Documents his work as president and editor of the Chattanooga News and editorial writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Buffalo Evening News. Also documents ...

    • Contributor: Milton, George Fort
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    Civil Rights History Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame ...

    • Contributor: Abernathy, Donzaleigh - Abernathy, Juandalynn R. - Abernathy, Ralph David - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Annie Pearl - Bailey, D'army ... Abernathy, Donzaleigh - Abernathy, Juandalynn R. - Abernathy, Ralph David - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Annie Pearl - Bailey, D'army - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bates, Scott - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Blake, Harry - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Broadway, Louise W. - Brown, Amos C. (amos Cleophilus) - Brown, Robert J. - Browner, Clifford - Bruce, Walter - Burns, Julia Matilda - Burras, Carol Cummings - Caldwell, Ben R. - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carlos, John - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Clark, Robert George - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Dixon, Aaron Floyd - Dixon, Elmer - Dove, Samuel - Dudley, John F. - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (ernest Adolphus) - Fuller, Linda - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Geiger, Jack - George, Virginia Simms - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Head, Rosie M. - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hill, Oliver W. - Holloway, Emma Kate - Holloway, Lucius - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jarmon, Charles - Jenkins, Mary F. - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, Clarence - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Jones, Mary A. - King, Lonnie C. - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lawrence, William M. - Leventhal, Willy S. (willy Siegel) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lucy, William - Luper, Calvin - Mahone, Sam - Marshall, Cecilia - McClary, Robert - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth - McDew, Charles - McKinney, Samuel Berry - McNichols, Steven - Miller, Grace H. - Moldovan, Alfred - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Newson, Moses J. - Noonan, Martha P. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker - Rosenberg, John M. - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Russell, Bill - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sellers, Cleveland - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Siler, Charles E. - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Simpson, Euvester - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard - Stewart, Eleanor - Strickland, William - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Terry, Esther M. A. - Thelwell, Michael - Tillow, Kay - Tillow, Walter M. - Todd, Lisa Anderson - Tuttle, Rick - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Walter, Mildred Pitts - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Young, Sam - Zapata, Luis - Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Crosby, Emilye - Dittmer, John - Griffin, Willie James - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - National Museum of African American History and Culture (u.s.) - Library of Congress - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Southern Oral History Program
    • Date: 2010
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, addresses, reports, articles, medical papers, financial records, clippings, printed matter, charts, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gorgas's work in combating yellow fever in Florida and Latin America, in particular Cuba and Panama. Includes materials used in preparation of a report on Latin America by the Rockefeller Foundation Yellow Fever Commission. Also includes extracts of a journal of Confederate officer Josiah Gorgas ...

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
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    Frank Maloy Anderson papers, circa 1895-circa 1961

    Author, historian, and educator. Correspondence, memorabilia, and research notes for Anderson’s books, articles, lectures, and classes, especially in preparation for an unfinished study of the secession crisis, "The Two Hundred Days of 1860-1861."

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frank Maloy
    • Date: 1895
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    Moton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed materials, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Motons to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve race relations. Documents Robert Russa Moton's work with African American businesses and institutions and civil rights organizations including the Colored Merchants Association, Commission on Interracial Cooperation, Hampton Institute, National Negro Business League, National ...

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    John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.

    • Contributor: Bassett, John Spencer
    • Date: 1770
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    Frances Benjamin Johnston papers, 1855-1956

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events, her photography of gardens and estates, compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture, participation in international exhibitions, travels and personal life, and the emerging role of women in the profession of photography

    • Contributor: Johnston, Frances Benjamin
    • Date: 1855
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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, reports, notes, organizational records, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African American institutions of higher learning. Documents his continued interest in Tuskegee Institute and the institute's School of Veterinary Medicine; his association with the Robert R. Moton Memorial Institute, the ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D.
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    Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

    This recording trip is an ethnographic field collection that includes nearly 700 sound recordings, as well as fieldnotes, dust jackets, and other manuscripts documenting a three-month, 6,502-mile trip through the southern United States. Beginning in Port Aransas, Texas, on March 31, 1939, and ending at the Library of Congress on June 14, 1939, John Avery Lomax, Honorary Consultant and Curator of the Archive of ...

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Archive of American Folk Song
    • Date: 1934

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    Daniel O. Drennan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, military dispatches, reports, notes, documents, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, printed matter, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating to General Philip Henry Sheridan's battlefield command in Virginia in the last months of the Civil War, administration of Reconstruction policy, and actions along the Mexican border. Subjects include other military officers; Indian affairs; Yellowstone National Park; the Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871; the Wounded ...

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O.
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    Ebenezer Jackson papers, 1784-1873

    Plantation manager. Chiefly letters from Jackson to his wife, Charlotte Fenwick Pierce Jackson, and his son, Ebenezer (1796-1874), relating to Jackson's operation of the Fenwick and Tattnall plantations near Savannah, Ga.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Ebenezer
    • Date: 1784
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    Duff Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating to Green's service as a member of Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet," and as an unofficial representative (1840-1844) of President John Tyler in England and France. Subjects include the political rights of the South in the Union, retention of a free press, promotion of industrial enterprise, international trade, state rights, tariff ...

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
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    Ebenezer Jackson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters of Jackson to his wife Charlotte Fenwick Pierce Jackson and his son Ebenezer, Jr., relating to Jackson's operation of the Fenwick and Tattnall plantations near Savannah, Georgia. Topics include Jackson's views as a New Englander running slave-operated plantations in the South, family relations with the plantation slaves, Jackson's involvement in the Yazoo land claims, local history of Savannah and the surrounding area, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Ebenezer
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    Frank Maloy Anderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memorabilia, and research notes for Anderson's books, articles, lectures, and university classes. Chiefly research notes for an uncompleted study on the secession crisis. Also includes research notes for his study of Samuel Ward titled "The Mystery of 'A Public Man'" (1948) and for the "Handbook for the Diplomatic History of Europe, Asia and Africa, 1870-1914" (1918). Sources of the notes include collections of ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frank Maloy
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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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    Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Date: 1775
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens’s career in government and politics.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton - Stephens, Alexander H.
    • Date: 1784
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, board minutes, reports, dispatches, financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's diplomatic service in Mexico and to negotiations with the Mexican government on behalf of the United States and American investors in the Mexican railway system. Includes reports and dispatches to U.S. secretary of state William Henry Seward regarding diplomatic and political affairs in Mexico. Other subjects ...

    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
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    Jack Delano papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence, notebooks, and caption books relating to works by Delano as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information depicting the Great Depression, railroads in the West, Acadian farmers in Maine, and life in the South and in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes transcript of an oral history interview conducted with Delano sponsored by the ...

    • Contributor: Delano, Jack
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    Locality and nation : civil rights and voting rights in the Deep South, 1963-1966, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University and Thomas F. Jackson, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Greensboro and Visiting Fellow, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities were featured presenters in a Scholars Roundtable in the Many Paths to Freedom series at the Library of Congress on April 17, 2014 discussing their research using collection materials in the Library's Moving Image and Prints and Photographs ...

    • Contributor: Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Jackson, Thomas F. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Blacks in Government (u.s.). Library of Congress Chapter
    • Date: 2014