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James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of Negro Arts and Letters (Yale University)

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Clippings file of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 89
Overview: The Clippings File of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection includes pamphlets and clippings documenting the African American experience in the twentieth century. The collection especially highlights the achievements of individual African Americans, the work of community and education organizations, and areas such as film, theater, music, sports, politics, and civil rights. The clippings were collected primarily by Langston Hughes, James Weldon and Grace Nail Johnson, Ollie Jewel Simms...
Dates: circa 1920-1985

James Weldon Johnson Collection manuscript miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, letters, and other documents. Materials are grouped under headings by author or corporate name.
Dates: 1900-2009

Photographs of prominent African Americans

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 76
Overview: Photographs drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection. The collection includes predominantly images of prominent African American writers, cultural leaders, and entertainers, as well as photographs by important African American photographers. A small number of images document people and places outside the United States. The collection forms a visual record of artists, writers, actors, musicians, and politicians active chiefly in the United States from the 1920s...
Dates: 1875-1978