Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a self-published autobiography by Anna Gee Blackwell titled He's All I Need: My Life Story. The book not only details Ms. Blackwell's life, but also serves as a chronicle of mid-to-late 20th Century middle-class African-American experience in the Miami Valley.
The Charles M. Austin Collection documents the results of Mr. Austin's extensive research on African-American history in the Miami Valley, and particularly in Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio. His papers include recorded speeches, interviews and articles.
Photocopy of portion of book about Bessie Coleman and copies of several photographs of Bessie Coleman.
The collection documents the stories of six (6) local Dayton area refugees who originated from Congo, Iraq, Burundi, and Ethiopia. It contains audio oral histories, transcripts, and project documentation.
Booklet written by Charles M. Austin concerning the Dayton Youth Movement of the 1930s.
Transcript of an autobiography by C.J. McLin, Jr. Also available in published form in the Archives and the Libraries collections.
Ann Cooper is a prolific author with over 600 published magazine articles and ten books on aviation notables to her credit. The research collection is an excellent source of information on women aviators such as Jessie Woods, Patty Wagstaff, Edna Gardner Whyte, Dorothy S. Lewis, and Nancy Hopkins Tier, as well as African American aviators including the Tuskegee Airmen.
This collection documents Dayton politics and race relations as reflected in the life and career of Don Crawford. The collection includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, scrapbooks, correspondence, speech notes and publicity, photographs, certificates, and campaign literature. Most items are by or about Don L. Crawford, Jr., one of Dayton's best-known African American leaders of the 1960s-1980s.
The Dayton Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1915, six years after the national organization was established in 1909. The collection includes brief summary histories of the organization, annual reports, program books from the annual Freedom Fund Banquet, and newspaper articles.