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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ben's Chili Bowl records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2285
Overview This collection consists of records relating to the Washington, D.C. restaurant Ben's Chilli Bowl dating from 1943-201.

Brian Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2257
Overview This collection containes poems, essays, articles, notebooks, correspondence, fliers, clippings and other materials relating to the literary works of Washington D.C. poet Brian Gilmore. Included are articles from publications including the Washington Post, Detriot Free Press, the Washington Afro American, DC North, the Houston Chronicle and the Progressive as well as research files collected while composing these pieces. Topics include Malcolm X, Duke Ellington, the death penalty, gradutaion...

Four 1901 manuscript letters of qualification from African American women seeking teaching positions for cooking in the Washington, DC school, 1901

 File — Box 33: Series MS2135 Series 1; Series MS2135 Series 5; Series MS2135 Series 6 [GW: 32882019216780], Folder: 12
Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents note This series contains manuscripts, correspondence, a bond, reports, papers. Most of these items relate to some aspect of the history of Washington, D.C.

Frank Smith, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2182
Abstract These are the office records for Frank Smith Jr. durng his time as a member of the District of Columbia City Council. The records date from 1987-98.

Geneva Valentine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2340
Overview This collection contains correspondence, personal writing, publications, legal and financial documents, memoranda, meeting minutes, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, negatives, yearbooks, and company records documenting the activities of businesswoman, realtor, and Washington DC community leader Geneva K. Valentine. These materials date from 1922 to 2008 since they include records of family members and family-run corporations in addition to the records of Mrs. Valentine. The bulk of the...

Marita Golden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2235
Abstract The material in this collection consists of manuscript drafts, galleys, and research notes related to the work of author and teacher Marita Golden. The material dates from 1969-2017.

Richard T. Gibson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2302
Overview This collection contains correspondence, clippings, article drafts, and subject files collected by Richard T. Gibson from 1948 to 2004. Richard T. Gibson (1931-) is an American expatriate journalist, international correspondent, and author based in London. He is the author of African Liberation Movements (1972), was a member of the black expatriate literary community in Paris in the late 1950s, and was a founder of the Fair Play for Cuba Committee in the 1960s. He maintained active personal and...