Freeman Field Memorandum
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.
Bob Adelman Civil Rights Photographs
The collection consists of 56 photographs taken by Bob Adelman during the 1960s, on Civil Rights subjects.
Alabama Mining Institute Photographs
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 Company, the Central Iron …
19th Century Pamphlet Collection
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.
Oral history interview with Rosalyn Drexler
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (3 hr., 26 min.), digital, wav)
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.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Family and Business Papers
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
Laurence E. Potter Book Collection
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.
Byron de la Beckwith papers
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.
"For the Sunny South. An Airship with a Jim Crow Trailer," Puck Political Cartoon
This item is a 11 by 14-inch color political cartoon published in Puck , captioned "For the Sunny South. An Airship with a Jim Crow Trailer," depicts an airplane with three well-dressed white passengers towing a "Jim Crow trailer," crowded with African American passengers which is held aloft by a blimp.
Guthrie Foster papers
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 …