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African Americans

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Black Military Photograph Collection

Identifier: P033
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and correspondence from soldiers in four branches of the armed forces: Air Force, Army, Marines, and Navy. In many of the photos you will see a young and exuberant Benjamin O. Davis who accomplished a lot and made advancements for African American in the armed services. Photos of soldiers include field combat, hospital recuperation, and leisure time. Correspondence includes letters, press releases, and soldiers’ personal notes.

Columbian Harmony and Payne Cemetery Ledgers Collection

Identifier: 066
Scope and Contents The ten ledgers were organized in chronological order based on the first entry in each book. Information found in the ledgers includes: name of deceased, plot location, and date of burial.

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

Identifier: 100
Overview The Paul Philips Cooke Papers document Cooke's career in education and DC government, as well as his participation in the struggle for civil rights and desegregation of DC schools. The collection contains documents from Cooke's tenure at the DC Teachers’ College and work with the University of the District of Columbia's College of Business and Public Management, scholarships and awards programs and other local organizations including the Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village, NAACP, and...

Francis A.Gregory Genealogical Collection

Identifier: 005
Scope and Contents Contains general administrative files that include correspondence, Board meeting minutes, annuals reports, contracts, insurance policies, and grant files. A substantial amount of financial documentation such as Center budgets, receipts, ledgers, financial statements, deposit sheets, and cash books. Also contains records which document the Center's history and membership such as guest books, membership directories, and documentation of the Women's Conference in the Visual Arts of 1972. ...

Hilda Mason, Board of Education Records

Identifier: 136
Overview Hilda Mason was a member of the Board of Education from 1972-1977. These files include meeting minutes, research files, bills, finance and budget files, capital improvements files, program assessments, proposals, personnel files, public hearing files, committee reports, school board files, statements, superintendent files, statments, teachers' union files, and files on the youth orchestra program.

Hilda Mason, City Council Records

Identifier: 029
Overview Hilda Mason was a city council member from 1977 to 1997. She championed the causes of home rule and children's education and welfare, among others. The City Council records consist of budget documents, financial records, Board of Education and Committee on Education records, files on the University of the Distric of Columbia, files on capital improvements, and legislative documents among other items.

Hilda Mason, Statehood Party Collection

Identifier: 135
Overview Hilda Mason was a steadfast member of the DC Statehood Party as well as a supporter of the development of the University of the District of Columbia. The bulk of the Hilda Mason Statehood Party Collection dates from the 1970s to the mid-1990s and documents Mason's stalwart commitment to the party. The collection contains committee files (most notably for the Committee on Self-Determination), drafts of the Constitution of the State of “New Columbia,” files from DC Statehood Party conventions,...

Mount Zion United Methodist Church Photograph Collection

Identifier: P013
Scope and Contents The collection consists of forty-four 3x5 (19 color, 25 B and W) and four 8x10 (all B and W) prints of the Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s Community House. The Church is located at 1334 29th Street, NW, while the Community House is located around the corner at 2906 O Street, NW. Both structures are in the Georgetown section of the city. In 1984 the church and community house were renovated through private funds, grants from the United Methodist Church, and a historic preservation...

Northeasterners Papers

Identifier: 021
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence, by-laws of the organization, meeting minutes, financial reports, a short history, member information, and photographs.