C-06. African American Experience Collections
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
These papers are from Al Davis, a local education and voting rights activist. Included are court and legal documents, minutes from the various organizations he was a part of, and his own personal collection of notes as member in these organization.
This collection is comprised of glass plate negatives and black and white photographs.The collection is largely family-centric, documenting the home and social life of the Slaymaker family in Virginia's Albemarle County during the years leading up to the Civil War. The collection also includes the typescript of a Slaymaker family history in the 20th century written by Addison Slaymaker, a Tampa resident and the donor of this historic photograph collection.
The Bank of America Black American Sheet Music Collection consists of approximately 4000 pieces of published sheet music created, performed, or published by African American musicians in the nineteenth or twentieth centuries or that portrays African American themes during these periods in the United States.
Sheets are individually catalouged. Use the USF Libraries catalogue to search specific titles, authors, or performers.
The B. P. Brown Enterprises collection chronicles the history of African American businesses, churches, schools, and related organizations in the Tampa Bay area through materials produced by the B.P. Brown Enterprises, Inc. printing business.
Collection consists of research materials used by the Historic Tampa-Hillsborough County Preservation Board to designate the Citrus Park Colored School as an historic landmark.
The Federal Writers Project consists of selected records used to develop books and pamplets for the American Guide Series. The materials in this collection primarily document the experiences and lives of African Americans, many of whom had previously been enslaved, and includes interviews, typescripts, and other materials photocopied from a collection at the Florida Historical Society.
The papers of civil rights leader Harold Nathaniel Reddick includes awards, correspondence, newspaper articles, interviews, and documents.
This collection documents the personal and professional lives of E. James Tokley and Joanna Tokley and includes original poetry written by James Tokley, photographs, and documents related to Joanna Tokley's work with the Urban League of Hillsborough County.
The collection includes audio recordings of Otis R. Anthony's poetry, as well as various essays recounting African American history in Tampa, FL. The collection also includes transcripts from the USF Department of Anthropology African Americans in Florida Project in Special Collections.
This collection consists of historic materials related to the Progress Village community, which was established in the 1950s to provide affordable housing for members of Hillsborough County's African American population.
This collection documents the extensive public service roles of Robert W. Saunders and Helen Strickland Saunders through correspondence, personal files, legal files and related materials.
Ruth Perry was a white civil rights activist and an active member of the Miami branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The collection includes copies of Perry's Miami Times newspaper columns in additional to materials documenting Perry's activism.
This collection contains materials separately created and collected by Cody Fowler and Steven Lawson. The materials have been combined into a single collection, and overlapping materials primarily document the civil rights of African American residents of Hillsborough County, FL.
Research materials, including photographs, newspaper clippings, and oral history interviews, compiled by the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Anthropology to support its African Americans in Florida research project (1993-1994).
This collection documents both business and personal transactions of the Washington family, with particular emphasis on items created or used by Sam Washington, Mary Washington, and Mary Louise Washington Delaney/Delancy.
The bulk of this collection includes manuscripts and revised typescripts for the Florida edition of the American Guide series produced by the Works Progress Administration.