African Americans -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Buffalo Public Schools Desegregation 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.
Buffalo Urban League reports
A collection of annual, quarterly, and special reports from the Buffalo Urban League, Buffalo, New York.
Citizens' Council on Human Relations records
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.
Georgia Burnette papers
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.
B. Gwendolyn Greene papers on the Buffalo Urban League
Materials concerning the Buffalo Urban League and its Director, William L. Evans, as collected by B. Gwendolyn Greene.
David G. Jay Papers
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 photographs
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.
Eva M. Noles papers
Scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, awards, and publications documenting the professional career of Eva M. Noles, nurse, author, and local activist.
St. Philip's Episcopal Church records
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.
Lydia T. Wright papers
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.