African Americans -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The Buffalo Public Schools Desegregation Records, 1972-1996, consist of reports, statistical data and analyses, correspondence, and court documents created by or received by the Board of Education or their counsel related to the desegregation case Arthur V. Nyquist and other similar cases.
The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, policy statements, printed materials, and speech notes, reflecting the actions the Citizens' Council on Human Relations (CCHR) while seeking to end discrimination, particularly against African-Americans, in Buffalo, N.Y. There are also organizational files, consisting of by-laws, newsletters and membership lists, which reflect the internal workings of CCHR itself.
This collection contains the family papers and professional materials of Georgia Burnette. The family papers includes materials and photographs of Burnette family reunions. The professional materials include Georgia Burnette's published articles on family reunions, health, travel, and African American veterans.
Materials concerning the Buffalo Urban League and its Director, William L. Evans, as collected by B. Gwendolyn Greene.
Materials related to the desegregation of the Buffalo Public School System, created or received by David G. Jay through the course of his work as a lawyer during the court proceedings that guided the desegregation process. This collection includes correspondence, court briefs, notes, newspaper clippings, depositions, court exhibits, internal and external reports, and statistical data.
Manhattan Hotel photos includes images of the bar and the exterior of the Manhattan Hotel in Buffalo, New York, circa 1909. The proprietor of the hotel, Mack G. Anderson, is featured along with the hotel’s bartender and visiting guests.
The St. Philip’s Episcopal Church records comprise materials documenting church history and vital records from the congregation, primarily in the form of bound volumes of vestry meeting minutes, records of service, and parish registers. Founded in 1861, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church is a historically Black church that continues operation today.
The collection contains research material on school integration including press clippings, speeches, and correspondence related to efforts to integrate the school system of Buffalo, New York as well as other civil rights issues including the 1963 March on Washington. Collection also includes personal memorabilia and family papers.