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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 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.

Manet Harrison Fowler papers

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Identifier: MS-0615
Overview An archive of letters, notes, documents, research papers, and ephemera handwritten by or to noted Black American activist, educator, and performance artist, Manet Harrison Fowler spanning 1933-1973.

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0790
Overview This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

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American Cotton Picker Co. 1
American Missionary Association 1
Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
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Brooks, William H. (William Hathorne), 1805-1877 1
C&C Photo Studio 1
Chester, Frances 1
Chester, Slick 1
Cleveland and the Eruptions Band 1
Elridge, Roy, 1911-1989 1
Fairfield Four 1
Fowler, Manet Harrison, 1895-1976 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Goutman, Dolya, 1918-2002 1
Harper, Gertrude 1
Hill, Johnny T. 1
Hines, Earl, 1903-1983 1
Howard, A. Zeno, Sergeant (Alderson Zeno) 1
Improved, Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the World 1
International Sweethearts of Rhythm 1
Jesse Cryor & his Rhythm Rascals 1
Johns Hopkins University 1
Julian, Hubert F. (Hubert Fauntleroy), 1897-1983 1
KPFA (Radio station : Berkeley, Calif.) 1
Katz, M. Benjamin 1
Kriegsmann, James J. 1
Land, Bettie 1
Land, Jessie 1
Leaming, Jeremiah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
Leonard, Herman 1
Media Materials, Inc. 1
Mighty Golden Wings 1
Myers, Pauline, 1913-1996 1
Negro Historical and Industrial Association 1
Newton, Johnnie 1
Pasadena Photo Studio 1
Roby, Jessie H. 1
Sanders, Fetaque, 1915-1992 1
Taylor, S.B. 1
Taylor, Venecia 1
Teamer, Alice McGuinn 1
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Thornton, J. L. 1
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Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 1
United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1866-1950) 1
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United States. Army. Infantry Regiment (8th) 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 24th (1869-1951) 1
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