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Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16783
Content Description This collection contains a single black-and-white photograph of Langston Hughes, noted American poet and leader of the Harlem Renaissance. In the picture, Hughes is surrounded by students after speaking at Harlem's Public School #113 graduation exercises which was also attended by students at James Madison High School and New York City grade school students. Mimeographed caption label with "Newspictures, Inc. ... please credit 'Acme Photo' ..." -- rubber-stamped on verso....
Dates: June 25, 1945
Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16784
Content Description This collection contains four black and white photographs (roughly trimmed to 8 x 10 inches or slightly larger) featuring Florynce 'Flo' Kennedy (1916-2000) speaking. Kennedy was an American lawyer, feminist, and activist who founded the Feminist Party in 1971. Each photograph is stamped in red ink with the Examiner Reference Library. The stamps are dated 1973-1976. Three photos include a newspaper clipping of the same image pasted onto the verso, with "Examiner" captioning the photo and...
Collection — Box: BW 26, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16495
Content Description This collection contains a photo-illustrated travelogue by Ervin W. Moore documenting a Maine family's trip to the Jamestown Exposition of 1907 in Norfolk, Virginia. En route, they visit New York City, the Library of Congress, Mount Vernon, and numerous theater houses, museums, and other public institutions. The journal documents Moore's impressions and observations of the places visited along with allusions and quotes of literary figures both ancient and modern. Photographs are...
Dates: October 8-19, 1907
Collection — Box: BW 48, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16667
Content Description This collection contains a letter from Alice E. Nutt to her cousin, Kate, that discusses various personal matters before querying Kate on her impressions of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). Nutt, whose father was an ardent Virginia secessionist, articulates an unfavorable reaction to the recently published work and also addresses her disdain for the abolitionist efforts of English noblewomen. The letter measures 7.75" X 6.25" and is four pages in length. Some parts of the fourth page are written...
Dates: 1853 January 12
Collection — Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16802
Content Description This collection contains a photo album documenting the Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This album includes images of patients in bathrobes relaxing on sunny, fresh-air “sleeping porches”; reclining in chairs; in bed; on the grounds of the home’s 200-acre complex; and in the company of nurses, staff, and administrators. Pictured extensively is the Union Printer's Home itself (called “The Mountain” by the printers and also referred to as the "the Castle"), which housed a...
Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
Content Description This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on...
Dates: February 16, 1852