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Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 1
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James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of Negro Arts and Letters (Yale University) 1
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Josephine Baker Collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 108
Scope and Contents: The Josephine Baker Collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and printed material documenting the life and career of Josephine Baker between 1929 and 1968. Evidence of Baker's career as a performer can be found in her correspondence with managers and producers, clippings from her performances, and pamphlets and brochures from concerts. There is correspondence and printed material regarding her appearances in Argentina in 1947 and 1952 and in Canada...
Dates: 1929-1968

Clippings file of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

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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 1920-1993

Michael P. Schon collection of Peace and Freedom Party of California papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4486
Overview: Professional archive of Michael P. Schon, comprised of correspondence, documents, flyers, speeches, manuscript notes, published brochures and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and periodicals recording the efforts of the Peace and Freedom Party of California, 1965-2007 (bulk 1966-1971).
Dates: 1965-2007, bulk 1966-1971