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Afro-Am Portfolio Collection

By Sunday Stewart

Collection Overview

Title: Afro-Am Portfolio Collection

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The materials in this collection are arranged in order of the portfolios within the series (Afro-Am Portfolios 1-9)

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains a portfolio series on influential African Americans done by Eugene Winslow, and released by Afro-Am Publishing Company, Inc. It features illustrations and biographical information on prominent figures such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, Langston Hughes, Jesse Jackson, and many more.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Afro-Am Portfolio Collection. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 1, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Negroes in Our History" featuring illustrations and information on Robert S. Abbott, Crispus Attucks, Benjamin Banneker, Mary McCleod Bethune, Blanche K. Bruce, Harry T. Burleigh, George Washington Carver, Jeane Baptiste Pointe DeSable, Ferderick A. Douglass, Paul Laurnece Dunbar, Charles Gilpin, Matthew A. Henson, Jan Ernest Matzelinger, Garrett A. Morgan, Pinckney S.B. Pinchback, Robert Smalls, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Mary Church Terrell, Harriet Tubman, Maggie Walker, Booker T. Washington, Phillis Wheatley, Daniel Hale Williams, and Carter G. Woodson
Folder 2: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 2, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Modern Negro Contributors" featuring illustrations and information on Richmond Barthe, Arna Bontempts, Edward W. Brooke, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Bunche, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., Dean Dixon Katherine Dumham, "Duke" Ellington, John Hope Franklin, Arthur G. Gaston, Langston Hughes, John H. Johnson, Percy Julian, Martin Luther King, Thurgood Marshall, James B. Parsons, Sidney Poitier, Leontyne Price, A. Philip Randolph, Frank Silvera, William Grant Still, Robert C. Weaver, and Charles White
Folder 3: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 3, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Negroes of Achievement 1865-1915" featuring illustrations and information on Martin R. Delaney, Mifflin Wister Gibbs, John Mercer Langston, John R. Lynch, Samuel A. McElwee, James C. Matthews, Hiram Revels, John H. Smythe, James J. Spelman, Rev. Henry McNeal Turner, George W. Williams, Granville T. Woods, Miss Maria Louise Baldwin, Mrs. Cora L. Burgan, Mrs. Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Mrs. Katie Chapman Davis, Mrs. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Mrs. C.A. Johnson, Madam Elizabeth Keckley, Miss Mary E.P. Mahoney, Mrs. W.E. Matthews, Mrs. Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, Miss Gertrude J. Washington, and Miss Ida B. Wells
Folder 4: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 4, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Science and Invention" featuring illustrations and information on Benjamin Banneker, Andrew Beard, George Washington Carver, Lewis Latimer, Jan Ernst Matzeliger, Elijah McCoy, Garrett Morgan, Norbert Rillieux, Charles Henry Turner, H.C. Webb, Daniel H. Williams, Granville T. Woods, Otis Boykin, Charles Buggs, Charles Drew, Meredith Gourdine, William Hinton, Frederick M. Jones, Ernest E. Just, T.K. Lawless, Vance Marchbanks, Rufus Stokes, Ernest Wilkins, Jr., and Louis T. Wright
Folder 5: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 5, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Business and Professions" featuring illustrations and information on W.Q. Atwood, Paul Cuffe, Jean Baptiste De Sable, James Forten, Richard T. Greener, John Jones, Lunceford Lane, William Liedesdorf, John Merrick, John B. Russwurm, Madam C.J. Walker, William Whipper, Claude Barnett, Jesse Binga, Kenneth Clark, U.S. Dailey, E.F. Frazier, Frank L. Gillespie, Anthony Overton, Judge Parker, Gordon Parks, C.C. Spaulding, Robert Vann, and Paul Williams
Folder 6: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 6, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Religion and Education" featuring illustrations and information on W.E.B. DuBois, John Hope, C.S. Johnson, Alain Locke, Samuel Mitchell, Robert Moton, William Scarborough, Arthur Schomberg, Richard Allen, Lemuel Haynes, James A. Healy, John Jasper, Thomas Paul, Daniel Payne, Augustus Tolton, Mordecai Johnson, Benjamin Mays, Inman Page, Benjamin Quarles, Charles Wesley, Father Divine, Elijah Muhammad, Adam C. Powell, Sr., Howard Thurman
Folder 7: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 7, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Fighters for Freedom" featuring illustrations and information on Anthony Burns, William H. Carney, Joseph Cinque, Samuel Cornish, Alexander Crummell, Frederick Douglass, Charlotte L. Forten, Henry Garnet, Leonard A. Grimes, Josiah Henson, Lewis S. Leary, Jermain W. Loguen, J.W.C. Pennington, Robert Purvis, Charles L. Remond, Joseph Roberts, Peter Salem, "Pap" Singleton, James McCune Smith, William Still, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Nat Turner, Samuel R. Ward
Folder 8: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 8, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Champions of Human Rights" featuring illustrations and information on W. Montague Cobb, W.E.B. DuBois, T. Thomas Fortune, Marcus Garvey, Frances J. Grimke, Martin Luther King, John Mitchell, Isaac Myers, Mary Pleasant, James H. Robinson, Mary Barnett Talbert, Channing H. Tobias, William Monroe Trotter, Walter White, Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Medgar Evers, James Farmer, Dick Gregory, Jessie L. Jackson, Floyd McKissick, Roy Wilins, Malcolm X, and Whitney M. Young
Folder 9: Afro-Am Portfolio No. 9, Circa 1969Add to your cart.
Portfolio of influential African Americans in the Afro-Am Portfolio series, titled "Government and Judicial" featuring illustrations and information on Ebenezer R. Bassett, Richard H. Cain, Henry P. Cheatham, Oscar J. Dunn, Robert B. Elliot, James Lewis, Jefferson F. Long, P.B.S. Pinchback, James T. Rapier, James M. Trotter, George H. White, Jonathan J. Wright, Andrew F. Brimmer, Shirley Chisolm, John Conyers, William L. Dawson, Oscar DePriest, William H. Hastie, Patricia R. Harris, Charles H. Houston, Arthur W. Mitchell, Constance B. Motley, Adam C. Powell, Jr., and Hobart Taylor