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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

Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching / Paula J. Giddings

Title:
Sword among lions
Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Author:
Giddings, Paula  Search this
Subject:
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1862-1931  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 800 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2008
Topic:
African American women  Search this
African American women civil rights workers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Call number:
E185.97.W55 G53 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840113

They say : Ida B. Wells and the reconstruction of race / James West Davidson

Author:
Davidson, James West  Search this
Subject:
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1862-1931  Search this
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1862-1931 Childhood and youth  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 242 p. : ill ; 18 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
To 1964
19th century
Topic:
African American women civil rights workers  Search this
Civil rights workers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
African American women educators  Search this
African Americans--Race identity  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Racism--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_895459

Mary McLeod Bethune & Black women's political activism / Joyce A. Hanson

Title:
Mary McLeod Bethune and Black women's political activism
Author:
Hanson, Joyce Ann  Search this
Subject:
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 248 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Juvenile literature
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women educators  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
African American women--Political activity--History  Search this
African Americans--Politics and government  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713884

Mary Church Terrell : speaking out for civil rights / Cookie Lommel

Author:
Lommel, Cookie  Search this
Subject:
Terrell, Mary Church 1863-1954  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Juvenile literature
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
African American women  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Civil rights workers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
African Americans--Segregation--History  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_734344

Harriet Jacobs : a life / Jean Fagan Yellin

Author:
Yellin, Jean Fagan  Search this
Subject:
Jacobs, Harriet A (Harriet Ann) 1813-1897  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 394 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 21-25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Slaves  Search this
Women slaves  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_773080

Lanterns : a memoir of mentors / Marian Wright Edelman

Author:
Edelman, Marian Wright  Search this
Subject:
Edelman, Marian Wright  Search this
Edelman, Marian Wright Friends and associates  Search this
Edelman, Marian Wright Philosophy  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 180 p. : ill., plates ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
1999
Topic:
Mentoring  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Conduct of life  Search this
Children--Conduct of life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_793698

Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American reform, 1880-1930 / Patricia A. Schechter

Author:
Schechter, Patricia Ann 1964-  Search this
Subject:
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1862-1931  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 386 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
African American women civil rights workers  Search this
Civil rights workers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women journalists  Search this
Lynching--History  Search this
African Americans--Politics and government  Search this
Women's rights--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_616529

African American women and social action : the clubwomen and volunteerism from Jim Crow to the New Deal, 1896-1936 / Floris Barnett Cash

Author:
Cash, Floris Loretta Barnett  Search this
Physical description:
x, 213 p., [18] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
20th century
1865-1918
1918-1932
Topic:
African American women--Political activity--History  Search this
African American women--Societies and clubs--History  Search this
African American women social reformers--History  Search this
Social action--History  Search this
Voluntarism--History  Search this
African American women--Social conditions  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_626006

The new woman of color : the collected writings of Fannie Barrier Williams, 1893-1918 / edited with an introduction by Mary Jo Deegan

Author:
Williams, Fannie Barrier  Search this
Deegan, Mary Jo 1946-  Search this
Subject:
Williams, Fannie Barrier Political and social views  Search this
Williams, Fannie Barrier  Search this
Physical description:
lx, 162 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
1877-1964
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
African American women--Social conditions  Search this
African Americans--Societies, etc  Search this
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_688264

Life on the line / Faye Wattleton

Author:
Wattleton, Faye  Search this
Subject:
Wattleton, Faye  Search this
Planned Parenthood Federation of America Employees Biography  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 489 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
Topic:
Birth control clinics--Employees--Biography  Search this
Women social reformers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Birth control  Search this
Pro-choice movement  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W345 A1 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506791

African American women and the vote, 1837-1965 / edited by Ann D. Gordon with Bettye Collier-Thomas ... [et al.]

Author:
Gordon, Ann D (Ann Dexter)  Search this
Collier-Thomas, Bettye  Search this
Physical description:
217 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
African Americans--Suffrage--History  Search this
Women--Suffrage--History  Search this
Suffragists--History  Search this
African American women social reformers--History  Search this
African American women--Political activity--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_509626

African American women in the struggle for the vote, 1850-1920 / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn

Author:
Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Women--Suffrage--History  Search this
African American women--Suffrage--History  Search this
Suffragists--History  Search this
African American women social reformers--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_537496

"Doers of the word" : African-American women speakers and writers in the North (1830-1880) / Carla L. Peterson

Author:
Peterson, Carla L. 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northeastern States
United States
Date:
1995
19th century
Topic:
American prose literature--African American authors--History and criticism  Search this
American prose literature--History and criticism  Search this
American prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism  Search this
Women and literature--History  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Social problems--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Social problems in literature  Search this
African Americans in literature  Search this
Race in literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_476552

Inspiration : profiles of Black women changing our world / [edited by] Crystal McCrary and Nathan Hale Williams ; photographs by Lauri Lyons

Author:
McCrary, Crystal  Search this
Williams, Nathan Hale  Search this
Lyons, Lauri  Search this
Physical description:
255 pages : color portraits ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Pictorial works
Case studies
Date:
2012
Topic:
African American women  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Inspiration  Search this
Social change  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058194

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