National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2704
Overview A scrapbook containing photographs and news clippings documenting activities of the Buffalo Soldiers, Inc., a community action organization of young black men in Monongalia County. Their activities include multi-cultural presentations at local schools, recreation programs for local black children, black heritage programs and festivals, presentations on African history and culture in cooperation with African students from West Virginia University, and cooperative activities with NAACP. Inventory...
Collection Number: A&M.2336
Overview Copies of correspondence and business records of Charles H. James, founder of the James Produce Company, one of the first totally black owned and managed businesses in West Virginia. Correspondents include: Governor J.J. Cornwell, John W. Davis, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Dates: ca. 1915-1929
Collection Number: A&M.2651
Overview United Mine Workers membership card and certificate; broadside and newsletters concerning protest of Marcus Garvey imprisonment by Universal Negro Improvement Association and UNIA membership certificates; NAACP organizing flier; 1886 printed poem TO THE PUPILS OF ROWLESBURG SCHOOL....; printed show ticket, undated.
Dates: 1920s, 1886
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Charleston, West Virginia Branch Records
Collection Number: A&M.4158
Overview Typescript records of the Charleston, West Virginia branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), which was founded in the summer of 1918 and first led by Mordecai Johnson, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Charleston. During the years covered by these records, attorney T. Gillis Nutter served as president. The bound volume includes primarily typed minutes for regular monthly meetings, executive committee meetings, and branch meetings, generally in...
Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s
Collection Number: A&M.2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...