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African Americans -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

William "Billy" McDuffie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-015
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1861, n. d.

Edward Miller Letter to James Shaw, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-079
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1854

George Mills / Albert Burch Evidence of Title

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-027
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864

National Association of Ministers' Wives Handbill

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-086
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated

New Farmers of America, Maryland Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1980-002
Abstract

This collection mostly comprises photographs dating from the 1920s-1960s concerning the activities of the New Farmers of America, Maryland Association.

Dates: 1928 - 1960

Robert Younger Norman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-058
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1956 - 1976

John W. Norwood Letter to Francis T. Stribling

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-038
Abstract

The John W. Norwood Letter to Francis Stribling discusses the mental health of Norwood's wife and her paranoia torward the people they enslave.

Dates: 1851