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Creators:
Adelman, Bob
Brown, Jae
Dates:
1960-1969
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1438
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of 56 photographs taken by Bob Adelman during the 1960s, on Civil Rights subjects.

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United States. Air Force
Dates:
bulk 1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0985
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three two-sided, 8 x 10.25 inch pages of a historic document detailing the assignment of buildings and areas at Freeman Field. The paper is white stock yellowed with age.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Alabama Mining Institute
Dates:
undated.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1004
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two volumes of photographs, plus negatives, of mining villages in Alabama, featuring company commissaries, hospitals, dining halls, boarding houses, schools, and recreational facilities. The photographs are captioned as to which facilities were for white employees and which for "colored" employees. Companies documented include the Woodward Iron Com...

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Dates:
1838 - 1898
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1838-1898, contains nine pamphlets and one booklet. The materials cover various subjects relating to African-Americans, including civil rights, education, the Civil War draft and services for freedmen. Several of the pamphlets contain speeches by Frederick Douglass.

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Creators:
Drexler, Rosalyn
Lyon, Christopher
Dates:
2017 May 17-June 2
Size:
82 Pages (Transcript)
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (3 hr., 26 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.drexle17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Rosalyn Drexler conducted 2017 May 17 and June 2 by Christopher Lyon, for the Archives of American Art, at Garth Greenan Gallery in New York, New York.

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Dates:
circa 1885-1969
Size:
17.1 Linear feet ((123 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-106
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1885-1969, contains 123 books written by or concerning African-Americans and African-American history. The books are a mix of fiction and non-fiction; several volumes of the journal American Heritage are also present.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1670-1926
undated
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Family
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Family and Business Papers forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 5: Addendum. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
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Dates:
1981-1994, undated
Size:
2 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, DC from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Series 11 documents the administrative activities of Washington Stock. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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Creators:
Foster, Guthrie
Dates:
1959-1966
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((36 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.fostguth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1959-1960, from Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Adolph Gottlieb, Maria Hofmann (for Hans Hofmann), Leo Lionni, Robert Motherwell, Paul Rand, Ben Shahn, and Marguerite Wildenhain each responding to Foster's invitation to be a guest instructor at the Atlanta Art Institute. Most declined the invitation. Robert Motherwell wrote that he would not te...

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Creators:
Beckwith, Byron de la
Dates:
circa 1990
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-051
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1990, contains newsletters from white supremacist organizations and photocopies of articles about Byron de la Beckwith. These items were used as stationery by de la Beckwith while he was in prison in Mississippi and most are liberally covered with his handwriting. On them, de la Beckwith expounds on his ideas of racial segregation and white power. Also present are notes in de la Beckwith's hand, as well as a copy of the Watchdog, a white supremacist newspaper.

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