Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Alvin Ailey photograph by Carl Van Vechten
Black and white gelatin silver photographic print portrait of the dancer Alvin Ailey by Carl Van Vechten, dated March 22, 1955.
Beardwood and Whipple family travel photograph albums
Content warning: Racist language.
Seven photograph albums created by Olive Whipple Peabody Beardwood and her mother, Grace M. Whipple from 1929 - 1931, documenting their travels with family across the Eastern, Southeastern, and Southern United States, as well as Europe. The majority of the albums seems to have been compiled by Olive for herself and her mother, with one album likely compiled by Grace. There is one outlier album from the 1890s.
"Discrimination in Administration of Military Justice" report for the Commanding General, 199th Infantry Brigade
Content Warning: Contains racist language.
A nine-page report, or "Fact Sheet," for the commanding General of the 199th Infantry Brigade, deployed during the Vietnam War. The sheet provides statistics and information regarding racial bias against Black soldiers in military judicial action within the Brigade between April - September 1968.
Mildred Davenport dance ephemera collection
Content warning: outdated racial language to describe African Americans. Three programs and one pamphlet documenting the dance career of African American dancer Mildred Davenport, 1936 - 1940.
Paul Robeson sound recording collection
This collection contains reel-to-reel tapes, as well as duplicates of these reels on cassette and CD of Paul Robeson's 1955 concert performance at Swarthmore, and his 1955 speech, "America to Me, Waterboy."
Porgy and Bess poster collection
Content warning: Racist imagery. This collection contains posters promoting the American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA)-sponsored production of the Gershwin opera "Porgy and Bess" as it toured various countries - mostly European - during the mid-1950s. It also contains poster mock-ups and artwork related to the production.