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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

The Harriet Powers pictorial quilts

Author:
Adams, Monni  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Georgia
Date:
1986
1979
Topic:
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Call number:
NK839.3.A35 A35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_753943

Stitching stars : the story quilts of Harriet Powers / Mary E. Lyons

Author:
Lyons, Mary E  Search this
Subject:
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911 Juvenile literature  Search this
Physical description:
41 p. : ill. (some col.), ports., music ; 20 x 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Georgia
Date:
1997
Topic:
Patchwork  Search this
African American quilts--History--Juvenile literature  Search this
African American quiltmakers--Biography--Juvenile literature  Search this
Call number:
TT835 .L95 1997Y
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561952

Harriet Powers's Bible quilts / by Regenia A. Perry

Title:
Bible quilts
Author:
Perry, Regenia  Search this
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911  Search this
Subject:
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Georgia
Athens
Date:
1994
1994]
Topic:
Quilts--Themes, motives  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
Call number:
NK9198.P68 P46 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_477889

Artists and artisans

Subject:
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911  Search this
Catlett, Elizabeth 1915-2012  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Thompson, Mildred J  Search this
Jones, Lois Mailou  Search this
Childress, Alice Interviews  Search this
International Sweethearts of Rhythm  Search this
Physical description:
85 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
African American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 A784 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_481696

Stitching stars : the story quilts of Harriet Powers / Mary E. Lyons

Author:
Lyons, Mary E  Search this
Subject:
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911 Juvenile literature  Search this
Physical description:
41 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Georgia
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Patchwork  Search this
African American quilts--History--Juvenile literature  Search this
African American quiltmakers--Biography--Juvenile literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485672

A pattern book : based on an appliqué quilt by Mrs. Harriet Powers, American, 19th century

Author:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911  Search this
Physical description:
15 leaves : 15 ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Patterns
Place:
United States
Date:
1970
[197-?]
Topic:
Needlework  Search this
Appliqué  Search this
Call number:
TT753 .B74
TT753.B74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_129745

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