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African Americans -- History -- Miscellanea

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Aileen Shafer, Collector, Material regarding African-Americans

Collection Number: A&M 3756
Scope and Contents

Nineteenth century records regarding African-Americans, including deed of emancipation (1829), two brief autograph letters by abolitionists Charles Sumner and Wendell Phillips (1850, 1882), eight copies of "The Anti-Slavery Record", a significant abolitionist publication (1835), and twenty popular song broadsides featuring minstrel song themes (ca. 1830s-1860s).

Dates: 1829-1884

Writers' Program in West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M 0454
Scope and Contents Papers created by the Writers' Program in West Virginia (ca. 1935-1942), a part of the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). For more information regarding this Program, please see the Biographical / Historical Note.The Writers' Program collection is arranged into series established on the basis of topics. This topical arrangement simply emerged from the documentation resulting from the subject-based research assignments delegated to the writers.There are six...
Dates: ca. 1850-1942; Majority of material found within ca. 1935-1942