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Dining Car Discrimination

Dining Car Discrimination

June 12, 1942

This letter, on NAACP letterhead, refers to the complaint of Frank B. Adair who was denied access to the dining car on the "Crescent Limited"...

Tags: African Americans | New York | Railroads | Washington D.C. |
World War II
Edward Teller Letter

black Mathematician

September 18, 1944

Theoretical physicist Edward Teller, who would later be known as "the father of the hydrogen bomb," wrote this letter...

Tags: African Americans | Columbia University | New Mexico | New York |
World War II
Louis Santop Loftin

Louis Santop Loftin

June 1, 1917

Known as Louis Santop during his Negro League days, this slugging catcher is credited with a lifetime .406 batting average...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Negro League | New York | World War I
Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams

September 12, 1918

"Smokey Joe" Williams was a dominant pitcher in the Negro Leagues...

Tags:Baseball | Draft Registration | Negro League | New York | World War I
John Henry Lloyd

John Henry Lloyd

September 12, 1918

Pop Lloyd was an exceptional shortstop who could bunt and steal bases with the best of the Negro League players...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Negro League | New York | World War I
Stubbing His Toe

Stubbing His Toe

March 24, 1938

This cartoon appeared in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on March 24, 1938...

Tags: New York | Political Cartoons | Tennessee
Morgan's Charges

Morgan's Charges

March 1938

This cartoon appeared in the New York Daily Mirror in March 1938...

Tags: New York | Political Cartoons | Tennessee
Meet My Big Brother

Meet My Big Brother

March 1938

 
This cartoon appeared in the New York Daily Mirror in March 1938...

Tags: New York | Political Cartoons | Tennessee
Communist Watch List

Communist Watch List

1945-1949

These documents are memos from Army intelligence officers regarding individuals suspected of having communist ties. Their names were...

Tags: Cold War | Communism | California | New Mexico | New York
Coming to America

Evaluating Arrivals

1960s

The Foreign Quarantine Branch was tasked with evaluating the medical condition of people and pets entering the United States...

Tags: California | Health | New York | Quarantine | Texas