• Collection ID 1980.0213 part
  • Title Claude A. Barnett broadsides collection [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1930-1959]
  • Physical description 17 broadsides.
  • Collection summary Primarily includes items relating to African Americans and associated events in Chicago and the United States. Events include the American Negro Exposition (1940 : Chicago, Ill.), the death of Edgar Brown (1954), the NAACP Annual Freedom Fund dinner (1959 : Chicago, Ill.), and concerts by singer Etta Moten (Mrs. Claude A. Barnett) ca. 1949-1959. Includes 2 U.S. government posters from World War II showing African Americans. One advertisement for war bonds shows a baby, and the other honors Dorie Miller for action at Pearl Harbor in 1942. Other advertising material relates to the National Negro Insurance Association (ca. 1930) and films about African American progress. Also includes a few pieces of political ephemera calling for the re-election of President Hoover (1932), and calling for discrimination in voting in Texas elections (ca. 1940-1949). One item relates to the Illinois Civil Rights Law (ca. 1948).
  • Names
    • Barnett, Etta Moten, 1901-2004 Portraits.
    • Brown, Edgar Portraits.
    • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Portraits.
    • Miller, Dorie Portraits.
    • American Negro Insurance Association.
    • American Negro Exposition (1940 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967.
  • Subjects
    • African Americans. lctgm
    • African Americans Military service.
    • Civil liberties Illinois. lctgm
    • Discrimination Texas. lctgm
    • Exhibitions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Motion pictures United States. lctgm
    • African American women singers United States.
    • Slaves Emancipation United States Anniversaries, etc. Exhibitions.
    • War bonds & funds United States 1940-1949. lctgm
  • Genre
    • Broadsides. gmgpc
    • Posters. gmgpc
    • Prints. gmgpc