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African Americans -- History

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Harry Sythe Cummings photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0240

This collection contains photographs of Harry Sythe Cummings, the first black Baltimore City Councilman. Also included are portraits of his family members.

Dates: 1890-1910

Louise Kerr Hines ephemera collection

Identifier: MS 3092
Abstract The collection consists of two boxes of miscellaneous print ephemera that documents African American civic, political, and religious life in twentieth-century Maryland. This material is organized thematically. The majority of items are publications from Baltimore churches, institutions, schools and colleges, and civic organizations and programs from the funerals of prominent African Americans, including Clarence M. Mitchell and Justice Thurgood Marshall. The political material primarily...
Dates: 1942 - 1993

N. Louise Young manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3137

Collection of manuscript items related to Dr. N. Louise Young (1907-1997), Maryland’s first practicing African-American female physician, and her family. The collection includes correspondence, materials related to Dr. Young’s tenure at Provident Hospital in Baltimore, and an assortment of citations and awards presented to Dr. Young for her professional and charitable work.

Dates: 1898-1999

N. Louise Young photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0283

Collection of 75 photographs related to Dr. N. Louise Young, (1907-1997) Maryland’s first practicing African-American female physician, and her family. Includes photographs of Dr. Young spanning from childhood to adulthood. There are also photographs of Baltimore’s first African-American owned and operated pharmacy, owned be Dr. Young’s father, Howard E. Young. Manuscript materials originally housed with these photographs are located in MS 3137, N. Louise Young manuscript collection.

Dates: 1890-1981

Paul Henderson manuscript and ephemera collection

Identifier: MS 3089

This collection contains personal papers, correspondence, and publications of African American photographer Paul Samuel Henderson (1899-1988) and his wife Elizabeth Johnson Henderson (d. 1982).

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Dates: 1904-1988

Paul Henderson photograph collection

Identifier: BCLM HEN
Abstract Paul Henderson (1899-1988) was a photojournalist for the Afro-American newspapers and as a freelance photographer. The Paul Henderson Photograph Collection (1933-1962) contains photographic negatives and some photographic prints that document the Civil Rights Era in Maryland, with particular focus on activities, people, and groups in the city of Baltimore. Subjects consist mostly of unidentified people, but also include sports, education, Civil Rights activities, politicians, entertainers,...
Dates: 1933-1962