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Catherine Burt vertical file on black women

Creator:
Burt, Catherine  Search this
Names:
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000  Search this
Cobb, Jewel Plummer, 1924-  Search this
Coppin, Fanny Jackson  Search this
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-  Search this
Dunham, Katherine  Search this
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911  Search this
Lee, Jarena, b. 1783  Search this
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005  Search this
Parsons, Lucy E. (Lucy Eldine), 1853-1942  Search this
Powers, Harriet, 1837-1911  Search this
Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-  Search this
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937  Search this
Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883  Search this
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913  Search this
Walker, Alice, 1944-  Search this
Walker, Maggie  Search this
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931  Search this
Wright, Jane Cooke., Dr., 1919-  Search this
Extent:
1.42 Linear feet ((2 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Photocopies
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Brochures
Clippings
Date:
circa 1980s
Summary:
The collection, which dates from the 1980s and measures 1.42 linear feet, was compiled in the course of preparations for the "Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds" exhibit, which was staged at the Anacostia Museum from February 1976 to December 1976. This collection documents the lives and achievements of African American women in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, education, politics, science and the arts. The collection is comprised of documents, magazine and newspaper clippings, correspondence, photocopies, brochures and pamphlets.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American women educators  Search this
African American women jazz singers  Search this
African American women executives  Search this
African American women journalists  Search this
African American clergy  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
African American women athletes  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
African American women civil rights workers  Search this
African American women scientists  Search this
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women poets  Search this
African American women physicians  Search this
African American women librarians  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
African American women lawyers  Search this
African American women judges  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Women clergy  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
African American women  Search this
African American women entertainers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Photocopies
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Brochures
Clippings
Citation:
Catherine Burt vertical file on Black women, circa 1980s, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Catherine Burt.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-065
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-065

Fire in my soul / Joan Steinau Lester as authorized by Eleanor Holmes Norton ; [foreword by Coretta Scott King]

Author:
Lester, Joan Steinau 1940-  Search this
Norton, Eleanor Holmes  Search this
Subject:
Norton, Eleanor Holmes  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 370 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Legislators  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701709

African American women in Congress : forming and transforming history / LaVerne McCain Gill

Author:
Gill, LaVerne McCain 1947-  Search this
Subject:
United States Congress  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 272 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
African American women legislators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519033

Barbara Jordan, a self-portrait / Barbara Jordan and Shelby Hearon

Author:
Jordan, Barbara 1936-1996  Search this
Hearon, Shelby 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Jordan, Barbara 1936-1996  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 269 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1979
Topic:
Legislators  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
Call number:
CT275.J819 A1 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525865

Barbara Jordan : American hero / Mary Beth Rogers

Author:
Rogers, Mary Beth  Search this
Subject:
Jordan, Barbara 1936-1996  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 414 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
Topic:
African American women legislators  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Call number:
CT275.J819 R64 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_551613

I shared the dream : the pride, passion, and politics of the first Black woman senator from Kentucky / Georgia Davis Powers

Author:
Powers, Georgia Davis 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Powers, Georgia Davis 1923-  Search this
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968 Friends and associates  Search this
Kentucky General Assembly Senate Biography  Search this
Physical description:
x, 321 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kentucky
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
African American women legislators--Biography  Search this
Legislators--Biography  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P8997 A1 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_478588

Sisters in the statehouse : Black women and legislative decision making / Nadia E. Brown

Author:
Brown, Nadia E.  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
Topic:
Women--Political activity  Search this
African American women--Political activity  Search this
African American women politicians  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
Women politicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1026101

Renegade for peace and justice : Congresswoman Barbara Lee speaks for me / Barbara Lee

Author:
Lee, Barbara 1946-  Search this
Subject:
Lee, Barbara 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 223 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
California
Date:
2008
C2008
Topic:
Legislators  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_929397

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