Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1-4
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Elizabeth McDuffie from 1911 to 1965. It includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, and publications. The bulk of the materials are Elizabeth’s, most from the years after she left the White House. The correspondence is mainly from friends, family, and acquaintances during the years 1933-1962. Among the correspondence are brief missives from such notable correspondents as Margaret Mitchell, Eleanor Roosevelt, Walter White of the National...
Dates: 1911-1965; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1962
Scope and Contents of the Series This series contains artwork and reproductions of artwork sent to Martin Luther King, Jr. Three of the items feature depictions of King: a photograph of a portrait painting, a pen-and-wash drawing by Charles Keller, and a photograph of a sandstone sculpture by Julie MacDonald. Another photograph of the painting “We Shall Overcome” by Charlie Cheese Carsons depicts civil rights...
Dates: 1959-1968, undated
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1950 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...