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C-06. African American Experience Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: C-06

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Al Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2016-03
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1960 - 2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2016

Al Hackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1980-01
Abstract

The Al Hackett papers include photographs, correspondence, and selected articles on topics pertaining to Florida's natural environment.

Dates: Created: 1961 - 1980

Archibald Slaymaker Glass Plate Negative collection

 Collection
Identifier: S24
Abstract

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.

Dates: Digitized: 2003

Armwood Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1991-02
Abstract

Contains records and related materials documenting the professional and personal lives of the Armwood family, a pioneering African American family in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1866-1991

Bank of America African American Sheet Music Collection

 Collection — Sheet music
Identifier: MS-1988-01

B.P. Brown Enterprises collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1994-02
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1984 - 1994; Other: 1994

Citrus Park Colored School collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1996-03
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1921 - 1996; Other: 1996-11-20

DuPree Press collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1994-03
Abstract

This collection consists of program souvenir books produced by the DuPree Press for local churches, masonic temples, associations, women's groups, and sororities in Tampa, FL.

Dates: Created: 1958 - 1994; Other: 1994

Ellen Haynes Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1994-04
Abstract

This collection documents the life and accomplishments of Ellen Haynes Green, the first active female president of the NAACP Tampa.

Dates: Created: 1957 - 1992; Other: 1993-05-11

Federal Writers' Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1991-05
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1933-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1933-1938; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991

Harold Nathaniel Reddick papers

 Collection
Identifier: R09
Abstract

The papers of civil rights leader Harold Nathaniel Reddick includes awards, correspondence, newspaper articles, interviews, and documents.

Dates: Created: 1955 - 1995; Other: Majority of material found within 1982 - 1991; Other: 1995-02

Isabel Harris collection

 Collection
Identifier: H10
Abstract

This collection consists of the professional papers of Isabel M. Harris, a music instructor who taught at historically Black schools in Tampa.

Dates: Created: 1951-1965

Jack B. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: M23
Abstract

Research materials, photographs, interviews, and notes compiled by former USF professor Jack B. Moore.

Dates: Created: 1922-1993; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1975

Jacqueline Woodson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2008-03
Abstract

The papers of Jacqueline Woodson, an American author of award-winning works of juvenile literature.

Dates: Created: 2001 - 2003; Other: 2008

James and Joanna Tokley papers

 Collection
Identifier: T38
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1920 - 2010; Other: 2011-10

Otis R. Anthony collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2008-01
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1977 - 2009; Other: Majority of material found within 1977 - 1979; Other: 2008-11

Progress Village records

 Collection
Identifier: P32
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1957 - 1977

Robert W. and Helen S. Saunders papers

 Collection
Identifier: S06
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1950-2001; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/1984

Ruth Perry papers

 Collection
Identifier: P13
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1951 - 1968; Other: 1987-04-01

Snow family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S33
Abstract

The Snow Family papers include personal and business records created by members of the Ederington and Snow families of Hernandy County, FL.

Dates: Created: 1826 - 1873

Sociedad la Unión Martí-Maceo records

 Collection
Identifier: M17
Abstract

The records of Sociedad la Unión Martí-Maceo include organizational documents and published works from the society's library.

Dates: Created: 1853 - 2000; Other: 1983

The civil rights papers of Cody Fowler and Steven Lawson

 Collection
Identifier: F26
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1960-1974

USF Department of Anthropology African Americans in Florida project

 Collection
Identifier: F49
Abstract

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).

Dates: Created: 1864 - 1998; Other: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Washington Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Z99
Abstract

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.

Dates: Other: 1893-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1964

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Tampa Office records

 Collection
Identifier: W27
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1917 - 1943; Other: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1943; Other: 1982