Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.
A flyer produced by the Black Panther Party featuring art by Douglas Emory, titled "It's All the Same." The image features three identical pigs in uniform carrying assault rifles, napalm, mace, and gas. The pigs are labeled local police, National Guard, and Marines.
A button pin made by an unknown creator with purple ribbon attached, memorializing the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The pin shows a picture of King's face with the words "We Mourn Our Loss," his name, and the years of his birth and death. The ribbon reads, "I have a dream."
Early photographic image of a young African American boy in a handmade suit, mid-19th century. Item is housed in its original 19th-century case.
The collection consists of 100 orignal newspaper clippings removed from newspapers, 1848-1905, largely dealing with public policy for the education of African-Americans after the period of Reconstruction. The bulk of the clippings discuss efforts to educate a population recently freed from slavery.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items created from 1800 to 1988.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.