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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997
Call Number: WA Photos 589
Overview: Photographs prints created and collected by Harry Adams, 1943-1985, that chiefly document events, activities, and individuals related to the African American community in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California and his career as a professional photographer as well as his work for African American newspapers including the California Eagle and Los Angeles Sentinel.
Dates: 1943-1985, bulk 1951-1985
Call Number: WA Photos 1271
Overview: Photograph albums compiled by Makiko Ichiyasu of life in southern California, 1922-1945. Depicted are Ichiyasu, relatives, and acquaintances, as well as Young Women’s Christian Association events. Identified locations include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Watsonville, Sonora, and Russian River. One album documents Ichiyasu’s travels to Hawaii with YWCA acquaintances (Box 3); another documents her travels with friends to Arizona and Utah (Box 5). Multiple photographs appear to have been taken in...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3807
Overview: Letters by James Edgar Cady to family and friends in Dodge City, Steele County, Minnesota, August 1862 to July 1865, during his military service with 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company G, as well as a tintype portrait of Cady in August 1862. Letters describe his service chiefly based at Fort Abercrombie, Dakota Territory, during the Dakota War in 1862 through an expedition led by Alfred Sully against the Dakota in 1864 as well as Cady's movement through Tennessee and North Carolina during...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3642
Overview: Photographs, typescript reports, and other documents of Horace L. Scott as civil engineer for the United States Reclamation Service. Includes 240 photographs and 12 postcards in 3 photograph albums; 20 loose photographs and 2 loose postcards; 4 typescript reports with 69 photographs and 36 blueprints for St. Mary's Canal bound in, produced by the United States Department of the Interior; 3 printed maps of United States Reclamation Service projects and 3 printed topographical folding maps of...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3204
Overview: Correspondence and legal, financial, land, and government records documenting Stand Watie's participation in the American Civil War and the government of the Cherokee Nation. Includes correspondence, land records, and a treaty draft documenting the use and negotiation of Creek and Cherokee land near Georgia and Oklahoma, 1827-1869; two receipts documenting the sale of enslaved African American people, 1832 and 1841; and letters among members of the Watie family, including Charles Watie,...
Dates: 1827-1977, bulk 1832-1870