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    • Rodolphe Lucien Desdunes prospectus, 1887 September 15.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, Rodolphe Lucien.; Tureaud, Alexander Pierre, 1899-1972.; African American newspapers--Louisiana--New...
    • Prospectus (single folded sheet) describing the publication, L'Union Louisianaise, which was proposed as a revolutionary republican newspaper that would be written in French. The secretary of the organization is listed as M. R. L. [Mr. Rodolphe...
    • Calendar of Coercion

    • Congress of Racial Equality; Civil rights workers--Mississippi; Civil rights workers--Louisiana; Civil rights workers--Florida; Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964; Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964; Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964
    • Pamphlet produced by CORE which provides a calendar of violence against civil rights workers, mostly in Louisiana, but also in Mississippi and Florida. Although not listed in the calendar, the deaths of James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew...
    • Rally for Civil Rights

    • Civil rights demonstations--Maryland--Baltimore; Leadership Conference on Civil Rights. Maryland Division
    • Flyer for civil rights rally held at Seafarer's Union Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, sponsored by the Maryland Division of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights. Speakers listed include Roy Reuther (Educational Coordinator, UAW), Rev. Ralph...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-01, ledger, 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A. (Pierre-Aristide); Tureaud, Alexander Pierre,...
    • Ledger with transcriptions of poems in Les Cenelles and prose text transcribed by P. A. Desdunes. Authors include: B. Valcour, P. Dalcour, Nelson Desbrosse, Joanni, Armand Lanusse, Michel St. Pierre, Camille Thierry, E. V. Rillieux, and P....
    • Black Natchez

    • African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Natchez--History--20th century; Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Natchez -- History -- 20th century; African Americans -- Civil rights; Race relations; Natchez (Miss.) -- Race relations;...
    • Black Natchez (1967) charts early attempts to organize and register Black voters and the formation of a self defense group in the Black community. In 1965, filmmaker Ed Pincus and David Newuman spent ten weeks in Natchez, Mississippi, filming the...
    • Civil Rights Series

    • Blacks--Segregation--Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.); Blacks--Segregation--Louisiana; Black Power--Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.); Civil rights movements--Louisiana; Civil rights movements--Louisiana State University...
    • These interviews document the civil rights movement in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes. Topics include the experience of African Americans in Baton Rouge during the period of segregation, the Baton Rouge bus boycott, sit-ins in 1960, Baton...
    • Hattiesburg, Miss. , Freedom Day

    • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.); Voter registration--Mississippi--Hattiesburg; Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg
    • Flyer produced by SNCC regarding a voter registration drive, called "Freedom Day," in Forrest County, Mississippi. The drive was conducted by members of SNCC and the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO).
    • Maxine Crump oral history interview, 1992

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana; Civil rights movements--Louisiana; African Americans--Civil Rights--Louisiana; African Americans--Segregation--Louisiana; Segregation in higher education--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--African American college...
    • Crump discusses her family, her elementary school teachers and education, African-American Catholics, her family's response to segregation and the civil rights movement, her living in a dorm at LSU, her relationships with other students, racism and...
    • Mississippi…Old and New

    • Civil rights movements--Mississippi; Republic of New Africa (Organization); Southern Conference Educational Fund; Black nationalism
    • Booklet pertaining to the arrest of members of the Republic of New Africa, known as the RNA Eleven, in Jackson Mississippi. They include: Hekima Ana (Thomas Edward Norton), Aisha Salim (Brenda Blount), Offagga Quadduss (Wayne James), Addis Ababa...
    • Mississippi Newsletter No. 35

    • Freedom Information Service; Civil rights movements--Mississippi
    • Contents: results of trial of men charged with killing James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Adrew Goodman; racial violence; lawsuit against Senator James O. Eastland; anti-war demonstrations; poetry; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Medical...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Photographs. Group portrait, approximately 1900-1910.

    • African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William R., died 1938.; Bailey, Henry Lewis, 1889-1934.; African American physicians--Washington (D.C.); African American civil rights workers--Washington (D.C.); Photographs.; Portraits.
    • The photograph shows Dr. Henry Lewis Bailey with his wife and two men. The man shown to the right of the family is probably William R. Johnson, who was a descendent of William T. Johnson.

      The group portrait shows Dr. Henry Lewis Bailey and...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Photographs. Folder 01-42, approximately 1895-1910.

    • African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William R., died 1938.; Bailey, Henry Lewis, 1889-1934.; African American physicians--Washington (D.C.); African American soldiers.; African American civil rights workers--Washington...
    • The folder contains two photographic portraits belonging to the Johnson family, a family of free people of color and their descendents. The first phototgraph is printed on a cabinet card and dated approximately 1895. The portrait shows an...

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