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African Americans--Politics and government--20th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew J. Young papers

Identifier: aarl98-005
Scope and Contents note The Andrew J. Young Papers document his career and family life spanning more than 50 years, including his positions as a minister, civil rights activist, Congressman, Ambassador to the United Nations, Mayor of Atlanta, Co-Chair of the 1996 Atlanta Committee of the Olympic Games, and his involvement with Law Companies Group, Inc. and GoodWorks International. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, press releases, calendars, books, minutes, reports, publications,...
Dates: 1910s-2007

Jesse O. Thomas papers

Identifier: aarl013-001
Scope and Contents

The Jesse O. Thomas papers document his career and family life spanning more than 70 years, including his positions with the National Urban League, Negro Centennial Exposition, Government and the American Red Cross.

The collection contains a significant amount of correspondence, speeches, press releases, minutes, reports, publications, articles, photographs, programs, manuscripts, travel documents, and notes.

Dates: 1852 - 2016

Julian Bond papers

Identifier: aarl96-012

The collection covers the period from 1969 to 1996 and contains correspondence, organizational and institutional material related to the Voter Education Project, Political Associates, and The Southern Elections Fund, stationery, clippings, newsletters, political ephemera, articles and a book written by Julian Bond as well as items relating to the African American political life and Constance Curry's history of race relations and integration in Sunflower County (Miss.), Silver rights.

Dates: 1969-1996

Kathleen A. Hauke papers

Identifier: aarl94-013
Scope and Contents

The Kathleen A. Hauke Papers consists of writings, correspondences, newspaper clippings, photographs, and audio transcripts and recordings.The materials contain information Kathleen A. Hauke compiled for various writing projects, inlcuding biographies and works pertaining to race relations.

Dates: 1925-2004; Majority of material found within 1989-1990

Komozi Woodard Amiri Baraka collection

Identifier: aarl01-001
Overview The collection consists of materials from the years 1913 through 1998 that document African American author and activist Amiri Baraka and were gathered by Dr. Komozi Woodard in the course of his research. The extensive documentation includes poetry, organizational records, print publications, articles, plays, speeches, personal correspondence, oral histories, as well as some personal records. The materials cover Baraka's involvement in the politics in Newark, N.J. and in Black Power movement...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1960-1988; Bulk, 1960-1988 1913-1998 1960-1988

Lorenzo Benn papers

Identifier: aarl92-002
Scope and Contents note

The Lorenzo Benn papers consist of biographical information, correspondence, financial records, publications, legislative works, and photographs. There is also a desk plate and funeral program of Lorenzo Benn.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1985-1988; 1968-1990

Patsy Jo Hilliard papers

Identifier: aarl008-001
Scope and Contents The Patsy Jo Hilliard Papers document her career and family life spanning more than 50 years, including her positions as a mayor, councilwoman, Vice President of the Georgia Municipal Association, Chair of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials of the National League of Cities, Member of the Executive Committee of the National League of Cities, Member of the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities, President of the Georgia Black Elected Officials, Member of the East...
Dates: 1940-2015