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African American Success Foundation (AASF)

 Collection
Identifier: 2020.22
Content Description

The African American Success Foundation (AASF) collection contains research papers, journals, newsletters, organizational papers and ephemera.

Dates: 1999-2020

African Missions Postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007.4
Abstract

The African Missions Postcard Collection contains over 500 postcards depicting indigenous African peoples, landscapes, religious orders, missions and missionary workers.

Dates: Circa 1858-1970

Alcee Hastings Collection

 File
Identifier: 2021.8
Scope and Contents

The collection contains former Congressman Alcee L. Hastings' plaques and certificates, photographs, printed materials and objects such as a gavel.

Dates: 1977 - 2011

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004.3
Abstract

The Alex Haley papers consists of manuscripts including those from his time with the Saturday Evening Post, Boy's Life Magazine and Kiwanis Magazine. The collection also includes correspondence, photographs, record albums, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's professional and personal life. Fan mail during the popularity of the book and the subsequent television series "Roots", as well as photographs of Alex Haley are also included.

Dates: 1960-1992

Allan McElhiney Collection

 Collection
Identifier:  1990.15
Scope and Contents

The Allan McElhiney Collection contains WWII photographs documenting life in Ft. Lauderdale from 1942 to 1945. Photographs primarily contain those from servicemen's canteen.

Dates: 1942-1945

Ann Griffis collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985.12
Scope and Contents

Ann Griffis collection contains photos and notebook.

Dates: Circa 1944-1954

Anthony Kozla Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1980.1
Scope and Contents

The Anthony Kozla Collection contains clippings and photographs belonging to professional photographer Anthony Kozla.

Dates: Circa 1930-1950

Arthur Letson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1986.18
Scope and Contents

The Arthur Letson Collection contains photographs taken during the 1950s of Arthur Letson and his family in Broward County, Florida.

Dates: Circa 1950-1960

Arthur "Red" Sweeny Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1977.3 -1977.6
Scope and Contents

The Arthur "Red" Sweeny Collection contains photographs, awards, certificates, and correspondence documenting Coach Arthur "Red" Sweeney.

Dates: Circa 1924-1976

Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003.10
Scope and Contents

The Bennett Collection contains books, postcards, photographs and records from the Broward County School system, circa 1926-1963. Content in this collection highlights the career of Ulric Joseph Bennett, Superintendent of Broward County Schools.

Dates: Circa 1926-1963

Bernard Plotnick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990.12
Scope and Contents

The Bernard Plotnick Papers contains a title abstract for a plot of land in Progresso, Florida, made by the Plotnick and Plotnick company.

Dates: 1926

Bill Whitson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1986.20
Scope and Contents

The Bill Whitson Collection contains 42 photographs of various buildings in Hollywood and Dania Beach. These buildings include municipal government, postal offices, hotes, theaters, and schools.

Dates: Circa 1920

Boyd family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985.17
Scope and Contents

The Boyd family collection contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and awards from the Boyd family. Family papers include those from Gertrude A. Boyd, Catherine Boyd Fahrion and Alice Boyd Stevens.

Dates: 1914-1976

Broward County Bicentennial Commission Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.1
Dates: Circa 1976-1991

Broward County Historical Commission Millennium Quilt Project

 Collection
Identifier: 2000.8
Scope and Contents

The Broward County Historical Commission Millennium Quilt Project Collection contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and textiles related to the Millennium Quilt Project.

Dates: Circa 1993-2000

Carlisle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1981.5
Scope and Contents

The Carlisle Collection contains photographs that document the Carlisle family in 1924 and 1926 Hurricane flood damage.

Dates: 1924-1926

Charles E. Barnes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021.9
Scope and Contents

The Charles E. Barnes Collection contains personal papers, certificates, photographic reproductions, and a fireman’s helmet belonging to Charles E. Barnes of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Dates: 1979 - 2007

Charles Rodes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1982.3
Scope and Contents

The Charles Rodes Collection contains photographs of Charles G. Rodes, his friends and family.

Dates: Circa 1919-1956

Alta May Clark

 Collection
Identifier: 1997.5
Scope and Contents

The Clark Collection contains color postcards of hotels, scenery, flora and landmarks of Fort Lauderdale, Florida from the 1950s.

Dates: Circa 1950

Clyde Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988.10
Scope and Contents

The Clyde Brown Collection contains photographs of Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Florida during the 1920s.

Dates: Circa 1920-1930

Cooper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.10
Scope and Contents

The Cooper Collection contains one negative and 14 photographs (copies) owned by Lorna Cooper, daughter of Orice D. Hart, who constructed many historic Broward county buildings.

Dates: Circa 1976

Cyril Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985.10
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Fort Lauderdale

Dates: Circa 1917 - 1940

Denis Lomax Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.1
Scope and Contents The Denis Lomax collection consists of photographs, photograph negatives, scrapbooks, printed materials, correspondence and writings that document the lives of explorers and filmmakers Leila Roosevelt and Armand Denis as well as their families. The collection contains materials related to Leila Roosevelt’s parents, filmmaker, entrepreneur and sportsman Cornelius Louis André Roosevelt (Andre Roosevelt), as well as architect and artist Adelheid Lange Roosevelt. The collection highlights Leila...
Dates: Circa 1900-2000

Dianne Richardson Thompson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.6
Scope and Contents

Dianne Richardson Thompson Collection contains photographs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida during the 1930s.

Dates: Circa 1912 - 1936

Donald G. Lester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1990.14
Scope and Contents

The Donald G. Lester Collection contains a number of photographs of Donald G. and Hugh C. Lester during World War II.

Dates: Circa 1990

Dorothy Porter Wesley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003.6
Scope and Contents

The Dorothy Porter Wesley Collection contains manuscript materials, clippings, research files, corresspondence and books documenting Afro-Brazilian, African American, and Afro-Caribbean history and culture. The collection also contains manuscript material including photographs, newspapers, and correspondence documenting the professional life of librarian and bibliophile, Dorothy Porter Wesley.

Dates: Circa 1905-1995

The James William Dickey Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1981.2
Scope and Contents

The James William Dickey Collection contains original photographs of early Hollywood, Florida.

Dates: Undated

Dyer-Christensen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002.3-2002.19
Scope and Contents

The Dyer-Christensen Collection contains correspondence, newspapers clippings, and textiles documenting Helen Ferris and Stranahan High School.

Dates: Circa 1965-1996

Eastside Elementary School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1977.15
Scope and Contents

The Eastside Elementary School Collection contains photographs and papers documenting Eastside Elementary School.

Dates: Circa 1965-1977

Eric Jon Rawlins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021.12
Scope and Contents The Eric Jon Rawlins Collection consists of personal and professional papers of Librarian Eric Jon Rawlins. Materials include correspondence to and from Eric Jon Rawlins, certificates, his funeral program, newspaper clippings, personal and professional photographs of Eric Jon Rawlins, Broward County Library brochures, and bookmarks. Additionally, Rawlins' 6,000 vinyl record album collection is also included and inventoried separately. Please contact African American Research Library and...
Dates: 1979 - 1997