African Americans -- History
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains a Carte de Visite photograph of William "Billy" McDuffie, a letter from Arthur Elmore to his sister Grace Elmore, and the envelope that it was sent in. This collection also contains a transcript of the letter.
The Edward Miller Letter to James Shaw, Jr. is a written correspondence regarding business matters, as well as Miller's distate for black citizens living in bigger cities.
Application of Albert Burch, of St. Mary's County, Maryland, requesting compensation for the military service of George Mills (or Miles), an enslaved man who served in Company B, 38th U. S. Colored Troops during the American Civil War.
This collection contains an undated fundraising handbill for the National Association of Ministers' Wives, listing Mrs. E. C. Bouey as president and Mrs. W. L. Ransome as secretary. The association was founded by Elizabeth C. Bouey, who served as its president from its founding in 1941 until her death in 1957, and it is now called International Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers' Widows, Inc.
This collection mostly comprises photographs dating from the 1920s-1960s concerning the activities of the New Farmers of America, Maryland Association.
This collection contains the papers of Robert Younger Norman, a singer, laborer, and veteran. Most materials relate to the Pilgrim Gospel Singers, a Black gospel choir active in Virginia from 1951 through the 1970s, of which Norman was a member.
The John W. Norwood Letter to Francis Stribling discusses the mental health of Norwood's wife and her paranoia torward the people they enslave.