The talking machine world : selected issue and articles from 1926.
Vol. 22, Nos. 1: 1-170 (Jan 15), 2: 11, 14, four unnumbered pages between 18 and 19, 36, 38 (Feb 15), 3: 6, 14, 16, 18, 66a-66b, insert facing 74, 90-91, 97, 127 (Jun 15) Available as facsimile page image(s). This magazine, published between 1905 and 1928, is intended to appeal to dealers, wholesalers, and manufacturers of phonograph and radio products. It focuses on ...
Booker T. Washington Papers. National Negro Business League Correspondence, 1922 (Miscellany).
Typed originals, carbon copies, and handwritten items largely pertain to the league's 1922 annual meeting in Norfolk, Virginia, and its 1923 annual meeting in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and to special efforts to build up the league's network of local leagues. Topics include league membership, the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill, the removal of treasurer Charles H. Anderson, the promotion of good health for African Americans, and ...
Calvin Coolidge Papers. National Negro Industrial Commission.
Correspondence pertaining to the establishment of the national Negro Industrial Commission (NIC) as well as copies of the relevant House and Senate bills. The case file includes letters recommending the appointment of Robert S. Cobb, Secretary of the Mississippi Negro Industrial Commission, to the national NIC; correspondence to and from C. Bascom Slemp, one of Coolidge's private secretaries, about the death of Giles B. ...
Opportunity : selected article from 1929.
Vol. 7, Nos. 7: 204-5, 210-13 (Jul), 8: 236, 239-40, 260-61 (Aug) Available as facsimile page image(s). Publication of major social service and civil rights organization established to help African Americans gain social and economic equality. Articles and special features, book reviews, fiction, and poetry. Some advertising. 0014
National Urban League Papers. A Survey of the Negro Population of Fort Wayne (Indiana).
One of a number of surveys of the black populations of various cities by the National Urban League in the 1920s. The survey, a carbon copy of a typescript on onionskin paper, is in narrative form, without either table of contents or index. Beginning with a historical note, the survey focuses on the physical and socio-economic status of the African American population in Fort ...
Calvin Coolidge Papers. Labor Department, 1923-29.
Selection includes photograph(s). Correspondence between President Coolidge and Secretary of Labor James J. Davis, as well as memoranda, reports, press releases, speeches, and newspaper clippings, on the condition of labor and labor statistics for different parts of the country. Topics include Labor Department accomplishments; data on farm labor; the migration of Negro workers; women in the work force; seasonal farm labor; American workers' standard ...
Calvin Coolidge Papers. Mary Church Terrell, 1924-25.
Letters from and to Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), a noted African American educator, author, and early civil rights proponent, regarding her request to the White House to be appointed head of a "colored women's section" in either the Women's Bureau or the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor during President Coolidge's administration. Mrs. Terrell was urged to apply for a job by ...
National Urban League Papers. National Interracial Conference, 1928.
The folder contains correspondence leading up to the National Interracial Conference, held by the National Urban League on December 16-19, 1928, and reports on the conference. Among the items of particular interest are a list of members of the conference with their affiliations, marked "not for publication," which includes many notable workers for racial justice, and a reprint of an article by Alain Locke ...
The playground : selected issues from 1926.
Vol. 19, No. 12:640-700 (Mar); Vol. 20, No. 9: 472-528 (Dec) Available as facsimile page image(s). Professional journal devoted to all aspects of physical education and "wholesome" recreation for all segments of the population. Some attention is paid to music therapy and physical rehabilitation. Contains many advertisements and photographs. 125
Calvin Coolidge Papers. African-American Economic Issues.
Selections from a case file of materials bearing on various economic concerns of African Americans in the 1920s. Topics addressed are problems of African Americans in the South; the injustice of Marcus Garvey's imprisonment; the Farm Loan Act; the National Negro Industrial Commission Bill; grievances related to employment, low wages, and poor education expressed by the Law and Order Protective Association of America, Incorporated; ...
Opportunity : selected articles from 1926.
Vol. 4, Nos. 38: 36-75 (Feb), 44: 241 (Aug), 46: 304, 320 (Oct), 48: 366-67, 384-85 (Dec) Available as facsimile page image(s). Publication of major social service and civil rights organization established to help African Americans gain social and economic equality. Articles and special features, book reviews, fiction, and poetry. Some advertising. 61
National Urban League Papers. Negro Industrial Commission.
Copies of the bills for a Negro Industrial Commission (NIC), introduced in the House of Representatives on April 13, 1921 (H.R. 2895), and again on December 13, 1923 (H.R. 3228). Documents include correspondence between Richmond, Virginia, lawyer Giles B. Jackson, the drafter of the bill, and Eugene K. Jones, the executive secretary of the National Urban League; a flyer that quotes President Warren G. ...
The American city magazine : selected articles from 1926.
Vol. 35, Nos. 2: 162-65 (Aug), 3: 364-66, 385 (Sept), 6: 863, 865, 867, 869 (Dec) Available as facsimile page image(s). A journal for professionals engaged in providing municipal services and improving the quality of urban life. Transportation, recreation, safety and security, and sanitation are just some of the topics regularly covered. 15
Anna Kelton Wiley Papers. Homemaker-Consumer Life in Washington, D.C., 1924.
Selection includes photograph(s). The folder, originally titled "Housekeepers' Alliance 1924," contains a mix of letters, association program and meeting announcements, reports, advertisements, and magazine articles that afford a glimpse into the daily life of a consumer-homemaker-activist in a large metropolitan area during the first half of the 1920s. Mrs. Wiley's membership in the Housekeepers' Alliance is pivotal. A twelve-page "Report of the Chief of ...