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Universal Negro Improvement Association Philadelphia Division records,

Title
Universal Negro Improvement Association Philadelphia Division records, 1919-1920.
Author
Universal Negro Improvement Association.
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in library Sc MG 442 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
2 folders, 1 ledger
Subjects
Source (note)
  • Amacedo Dumaka
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Joseph St. Prix Collection; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
Biography (note)
  • The Universal Negro Improvement Association was an international self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica.
Call Number
Sc MG 442
OCLC
871204495
Author
Universal Negro Improvement Association.
Title
Universal Negro Improvement Association Philadelphia Division records, 1919-1920.
Summary
The Universal Negro Improvement Association - Philadelphia Division Records consist of one ledger, only partially filled in, containing membership lists, and a number of entries relating to embezzlement charges leveled against the President of the division, Fred A. Toote. There are two folders of letters, 1919-1920, containing 3 authorgraph letters signed from Hubert H. Harrison to Joseph St. Prix (who appears to have been the owner of this collection), one letter from Henry Dolphin to Anderson Joseph, St. Prix's partner in a shoe repair business, and the rest relate to UNIA business matters. Additionally, there are several flyers for a parade given by the Universal African Legion, 1920 in Camden New Jersey and for a UNIA mass meeting.
Biography
The Universal Negro Improvement Association was an international self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Joseph St. Prix Collection; Also located at; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
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Research Call Number
Sc MG 442
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