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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

Warrior marks : female genital mutilation and the sexual blinding of women / Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Parmar, Pratibha  Search this
Physical description:
373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
1993
©1993
Topic:
Clitoridectomy  Search this
Infibulation  Search this
Female circumcision  Search this
Abused women  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107575

Story of the last "black cargo"

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Editor:
Plant, Deborah G. 1956-  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Cudjo  Search this
Clotilda (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
Alabama
Mobile
Africa
United States
Mobile (Ala.)
Date:
2018
19th century
Topic:
Slaves--History  Search this
West Africans--History  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
Slave ships  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096220

The temple of my familiar / Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
416 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Fiction
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_728485

Meridian / Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
220 pages ; 18 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Southern States
Date:
1977
[1977?], ©1976
Topic:
Feminist fiction  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526941

Why the sister in black works hardest : African-American women as labor in the novels of Toni Morrison, Alice Walker and Gloria Naylor / Madhumita Purkayastha

Author:
Purkayastha, Madhumita  Search this
Subject:
Morrison, Toni Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Walker, Alice 1944- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Naylor, Gloria Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 450 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
2018
Topic:
American fiction--African American authors--History and criticism  Search this
African American women in literature  Search this
Labor in literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096161

The color purple : a novel / by Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
245 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Domestic fiction
Place:
Southern States
Date:
1982
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Adult child sexual abuse victims  Search this
Abused wives  Search this
Sisters  Search this
Sisters--Fiction  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094227

The color purple / Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
295 pages ; 18 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
United States
Southern States
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Sisters  Search this
Domestic fiction  Search this
Blacks--Social life and customs  Search this
Blacks--Songs and music  Search this
Call number:
PS3573.A425 C6 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_445518

Crossing : quotations for living, dying & letting go / edited by Gail Perry & Jill Perry

Editor:
Johnston, Gail Perry  Search this
Rabideau, Jill Perry  Search this
Writer of introduction:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Former owner:
Fitzgerald, Ella DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Jones, Quincy 1933- DSI  Search this
Walker, Alice 1944- DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (approximately 150 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Quotations, maxims, etc
Quotations
Proofs (printed matter)
Date:
1986
Topic:
Death  Search this
Bereavement  Search this
Call number:
BD444 .J64 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1086084

Black, white, and Jewish : autobiography of a shifting self / Rebecca Walker

Author:
Walker, Rebecca 1969 Nov. 17-  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Rebecca 1969 Nov. 17-  Search this
Walker, Alice 1944- Family  Search this
Physical description:
320 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
Topic:
Racially mixed women--Race identity  Search this
Racially mixed women  Search this
Daughters  Search this
African American women  Search this
Jewish women  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_823807

Possessing the secret of joy / Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 286 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Africa
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Women immigrants  Search this
Female circumcision  Search this
Abused women  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_724885

Alice Walker : a life / Evelyn C. White

Author:
White, Evelyn C. 1954-  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 538 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
African American authors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_763296

By the light of my father's smile : a novel / Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
222 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Fiction
Domestic fiction
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Mixed descent  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_793707

Alice Walker and the legacy of African American discourse on Africa

Author:
McLaren, Joseph  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Alice 1944- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1999
Topic:
African Americans--Relations with Africans--History  Search this
Call number:
E29.N3 A49 1999X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_683689

Living by the word : selected writings, 1973-1987 / by Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 196 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
C1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526877

Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning : poems / by Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 53 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
1979
1984, c1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526943

You can't keep a good woman down : stories / by Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 167 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1981
C1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526951

Once : poems / by Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
81 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
C1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526976

Revolutionary petunias & other poems

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
70 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_530967

In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose / by Alice Walker

Author:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Alice 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 397 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1983
C1983
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
African American women  Search this
Call number:
PS3573.A425Z467 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_426827

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