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Aleine Austin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0397
Overview Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.

Early photographic image of African American boy

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034437123]
Identifier: MS-0816
Overview Early photographic image of a young African American boy in a handmade suit, mid-19th century. Item is housed in its original 19th-century case.

Ferdinand Jandrisevits letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030070852]
Identifier: MS-0535
Overview Ferdinand Jandrisevits of of Bergenland, Austria was born October 1, 1906 and died February 11, 1984. This collection consists of 1 card and 2 letters dated 1935 from Ferdinand Jandrisevits of Bergenland, Austria to family in Pennsylvania.

Frank N. Pilling papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0370
Overview Frank N. (Francis Nelson) Pilling was born in Baltimore, October 17, 1908. The papers consist largely of his personal writings, some in typescript and some in published form. Other items include correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, and documents and notes from his wartime service in London.

Free Negro Education newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0389
Overview The collection consists of 100 orignal newspaper clippings removed from newspapers, 1848-1905, largely dealing with public policy for the education of African-Americans after the period of Reconstruction. The bulk of the clippings discuss efforts to educate a population recently freed from slavery.

Handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York Black woman

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0607
Scope and Contents 1928 handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York hardworking Black woman:This 'single entry ledger' was probably used as an accouting type book for the first 74 pages, which were then excised and the book was turned into a journal starting on page 75. It has a total of 113 pages in pencil running from March 29 through December 19, 1928. The author is believed to be an African- American woman belonging to 'Harry Family House' in Montgomery, Orange County, New York. She is an...

Johnnie Newton letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0616
Scope and Contents These 54 World War II letters dated from 1943 - 1945 were mostly written by Johnnie Newton. The sensitive young man wrote simple and folksy words to his folks back home. He always began the letters wishing his family well and telling them about the weather. He often told them how lucky he was because he was not yet sent overseas, and sometimes asked for money because his payment was irregular. A recurrent subject was his difficulty to communicate with his brother Samuel:"Mother I...

Johns Hopkins University African-American real photo postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0583
Overview This is an artificially assembled collection of approximately 1018 real photo postcards portraying African-Americans, dating from approximately 1905 to approximately 1946. Each postcard is approximately 3½ by 5½ inches with a black-and-white photograph on one side and a postcard format on the reverse. The collection was left in original order and is organized by subjects or subject matter.

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0845
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items which document African American experiences.

Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0844
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.

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Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-.... 1
Berry, Halle 1
Black Student Union 1
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Bradford, Hiram 1
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Brooks, William H. (William Hathorne), 1805-1877 1
C&C Photo Studio 1
Carson, Ben 1
Carter, Beverly 1
Chan, Jackie, 1954- 1
Chester, Frances 1
Chester, Slick 1
Cleveland and the Eruptions Band 1
Columbia University 1
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Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965 1
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 1
Dennis, Mildred 1
Director of Villa Spelman, 257 Mergenthaler Hall, Homewood Campus 1
Doll, Joseph, 1747-1819 1
Elder, Lonne 1
Elridge, Roy, 1911-1989 1
Everett, Henry A., 1856-1917 1
Everett, Leolyn Louise 1
Fairfield Four 1
Ferguson, Matthew 1
Fowler, Manet Harrison, 1895-1976 1
Frederick Douglass High School (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Freeman, Morgan 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-.... 1
Goutman, Dolya, 1918-2002 1
Harper, Gertrude 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Hill, Johnny T. 1
Hines, Earl, 1903-1983 1
Hines, Gregory 1
Hocken, Albert 1
Horne, Lena 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Howard, A. Zeno, Sergeant (Alderson Zeno) 1
Huberman, Leo, 1903-1968 1
Improved, Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the World 1
International Sweethearts of Rhythm 1
Jandrisevits, Ferdinand 1
Jandrisevits, Frank 1
Jesse Cryor & his Rhythm Rascals 1
Johnson, Will T. 1
Julian, Hubert F. (Hubert Fauntleroy), 1897-1983 1
KPFA (Radio station : Berkeley, Calif.) 1
Katz, M. Benjamin 1
Kemmatter, Anna 1
Kent, John 1
King, Edward 1
Knight, Franklin W. 1
Kriegsmann, James J. 1
Land, Bettie 1
Land, Jessie 1
Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950 1
Leaming, Jeremiah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
Lee, Bruce, 1940-1973 1
Lee, Spike 1
Leonard, Herman 1
Luke, Keye, 1904-1991 1
Media Materials, Inc. 1
Mighty Golden Wings 1
Moore, Thomas 1
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-.... 1
Myers, Pauline, 1913-1996 1
Negro Historical and Industrial Association 1
Newton, Johnnie 1
Pasadena Photo Studio 1
Pennsylvania. National Guard 1
Pilling, Frank N., 1908- 1
Pilling, Muriel L. 1
Poitier, Sidney 1
Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984 1
Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005 1
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 1
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Ross, Diana, 1944-.... 1
Sanders, Fetaque, 1915-1992 1
Smith, Will, 1968-.... 1
Spelman family (New York) 1
Spelman, Josephine Pettengill, 1866-1937 1
Spelman, Leolyn Louise Everett 1
Spelman, Timothy Mather, 1891-1970 1
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