Processed Manuscript Collections

Carter, Art, 1911-1988
Papers, 1932-1987
22 linear ft.

Writer and editor. This collection documents Carter's journalism career with the Washington Afro-American newspaper. Highlights include material relating to the Tuskegee Airmen, Capital Press Club, and sports, particularly the Negro Baseball Leagues. Right, Muhammad Ali, Art Carter Papers. Manuscript Department.

Carter, Jeannette, 1886-1964
Papers, 1913-1964
2 linear ft.

Journalist, civic leader. Papers reflect some of her activities as founder and president of the National Political Study Club, affiliated with the Republican Party, which advocated women's rights; and as first editor of Women's Rights, a national magazine published in the interest of Republican politics.

Douglass, Frederick, 1817-1895
Collection, 1874-1943
6 linear ft.

Abolitionist, orator, publisher of the North Star newspaper. Biographical data, manuscripts, correspondence, documents, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, and clippings relating to the life of Frederick Douglass and some of his descendants.

Dunnigan, Alice A., 1906-1983
Papers, 1947-1977
13 linear ft.

Journalist, educator and politician. Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, press passes, and invitations highlight the career of the first African American woman journalist accredited by the White House Press Corps; the Senate and House of Representatives Press Galleries, and the State Department's Correspondents Association. The bulk of the material relates to Dunnigan's work as education consultant for the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity.

 

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