Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 9: Domestic and Community Life
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 9: Domestic and Community Life documents family, love, marriage, home, and social organizations. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
Historic Engravings collection
The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.
Wilbur H. Youngman Collection
The collection consists of a notebook and nearly 200 photographs generated by Wilbur H. Youngman while he was working in Germany in 1946 on behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Services. The holdings document efforts to survey and facilitate farming and vegetable gardening efforts in the southern …
Central and South American travel films
Footage created by unknown travelers. Travellers begin their trip on what appears to be a Caribbean Island, then travel to Mexico (Mexico City, Teotihucan, Xochilmilco, bullfight, Michocan) through the Panama Canal down along the western coast of South America (crossing the equator ceremony on board ship) to an unidentified Peruvian …
Ruth Marie Hudson Photograph Collection
19 Photographic prints
This collection, which dates from circa 1930, contains 19 black-and-white photographic prints and 9 black-and-white negatives depicting the family of Mrs. Ruth Marie Hudson, as well as the black community in Eustis, Florida. The images portray African American men, women and children.
Theatre Program Scrapbooks
Columbia Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Belasco Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Herald Square Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
These scrapbooks were created to record programs from various theaters in Washington, D.C. and New York. They contain playbills, advertisements, and cast lists.
Miscellaneous views, groups, and portraits
Incompletely identified, relating to various Mexican tribes. No date. (20th Century).
MS 2581 American Indian place names in Minnesota
These names are different from those in Manuscript 2270. Names of lakes, 500 cards. Names of rivers, 250 cards. Names of towns and cities, 141 cards. Names of islands, mountains, falls, etc. 32 cards.
Emilio Herbruger Photographs
The Emilio Herbruger Photographs consist mostly of full length portraits of Mayan people in Guatemala. The photos depict adults and children, sometimes demonstrating a domestic task, or wearing garments indicating leadership status or for special occasions.
America: Now and Here records
The records of America: Now and Here, a traveling arts program headquartered in New York City that provided traveling arts presentations, measure 0.9 linear feet and 5.05 GB and date from circa 2010-2012. The collection consists of interviews with artists and poets, two writings, and printed and digital material, much relating to the America: Now and Here program in Kansas City (2011 May). The materials were designed to create interactive dialogues with visitors about the "American Journey," our culture, the arts, and creativity.