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Carl Van Vechten memorial collection of arts and letters

Identifier: MS-91
Scope and Contents Photographs, sheet music, playbills, prints, publications, sound recordings, programs, souvenir books, correspondence, drawings, broadsides, articles, ephemera, manuscripts, and journal issues relating to the theater, music, dance, and literature.  Although not limited to materials related to African American artists and their works, the collection includes a large number of materials documenting African American artistic endeavors during the early and mid-twentieth century. The collection was...

Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association records

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 43
Scope and Contents Records.  Contains correspondence, school records and ephemera sent from teachers of the 7th District of the American Freedmen's Aid Commission and Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association to District Superintendent Jacob W. Shoemaker between Apr. 2 and Sept. 12, 1866.  Includes program and admission ticket to an exhibition of Camp Davis Colored School (2 items), financial statements (16 items), monthly teacher reports (4 items), and a report from all 26 schools, containing name of school,...

Slavery & abolition in the US: select publications of the 1800s

Identifier: Digital-E441
Scope and Contents Slavery and Abolition in the US is a digital collection of books and pamphlets that reflect the varying opinions and beliefs expressed on the slavery issue throughout the nineteenth century.  The works in this collection reflect arguments on both sides of the slavery debate and include first person narratives, legal proceedings and decisions, anti-slavery tracts, religious sermons, and secondary works.  The collection spans from 1787 to 1911 with the greatest concentration of materials dating...

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American Freedmen's Aid Commission. -- Eastern Dept. 1
Kellner, Bruce. 1
Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association. 1
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. 1