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New York State Modern Political Archive: apap137

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Of Albany, New York Records, 1863-1996

20.21 cubic ft.
The collection documents the history of the YWCA of Albany, which was founded in 1888 by a group of women led by Mrs. Acors Rathbun in order to provide housing and recreational activities for young women searching for work. Through the years, the organization expanded to include classes, childcare, athletics, essay contests, teen issue programs, and an annual awards dinner honoring women. Strengths include the extensive photographic material and meeting minutes from the board of trustees and directors. The collection is weakest at the beginning and end of the YWCA of Albany's existence.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap040
online content

Versatile Club Records, 1937-2011

0.50 cubic ft.
The Versatile Club Records document the day-to-day operations of this community organization founded in 1910.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap379

Vera P. Michelson Papers, 1945-2019

11.0 cubic ft.
This collection documents the lifelong activism of Albany, N.Y. resident Vera Michelson, especially her work with the Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap081

The Brothers Records, 1966-1999

2.1 cubic ft.
The Brothers was a civil rights group that was active in Albany, New York for several years beginning in 1966.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap079

Tanya M. Melich Papers, 1956-2009

31.4 cubic ft.
The Tanya M. Melich Papers contain materials relating to the political landscape of the United states throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, as well as various social movements with a particular emphasis on Women's rights.
National Death Penalty Archive: apap200

Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons Records, 1970-1992

10.5 cubic ft.
Organized in 1974, the Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons was formed to promote greater awareness of the problems of prisons and corrections, improve communication between the prison population and the outside world, and advocate for alternatives to the death penalty.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap177
online content

Social Justice Center Records, 1981-2001

4.3 cubic ft.
The Center was formed in 1981 by an alliance of non-profit activist organizations in order to provide a central location, office space, and basic services for activist groups in Albany, New York.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap333

Sigma Pi Phi, Beta Psi Boulé Records, 1983-2020

10.76 cubic ft.
The Sigma Pi Phi, Beta Psi Boulé Records document the history and day-to-day operations of the Beta Psi Boulé. A professional fraternity, Sigma Pi Phi was founded on May 15, 1904 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and its members are distinguished African American men with college and graduate degrees. Beta Psi is the fraternity's 69th Boulé founded on May 5, 1984 in the Capital District of New York.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap165

Ralph F. Boyd, Sr. Papers, 1943-1992

1.6 cubic ft.
The Ralph Boyd, Sr. Papers contain personal and professional correspondence, news clippings, work manuals and agendas that document his career as a General Electric employee, community activist and member of the Schenectady branch of the NAACP.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap116
online content

Norman Studer Papers, 1817-2012

18.84 cubic ft.
The Norman Studer Papers document his career as both an educator and ardent Catskill folklorist. The collection includes significant material relating to his work as director of the Downtown Community School in New York City and Camp Woodland in the Catskills.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap027

M.C. Lawton Civic and Cultural Club Records, 1921-2004

1.13 cubic ft.
The M.C. Lawton Civic and Cultural Club Records showcase the operations of the first black organization in Albany that was actively involved in community service and educational advancement, which was founded in 1919.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap344

Martin K. Manley Papers, 1969-2014

15.75 cubic ft.
This collection contains material related to the social and political activism of Martin Manley, a longtime Schenectady, New York resident.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap219

Ivan Steen Papers, 1928-2013

5.29 cubic ft.
The Ivan Steen Papers document Steen's service as a Professor of History at the University at Albany as well as his oral history projects.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap102

Helen Quirini Papers, 1898-2010

50.89 cubic ft.
This collection documents the life, work and activism of Helen Quirini of Schenectady, New York. The collection represents Quirini's numerous activities and interests including her early work owning a local market with her brother, her 39 year employment for General Electric, her activism in unions during her employment and retirement, as well as her charitable activities where she pursued civil, housing, pension, women's and senior citizen's rights.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap041

Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs Records, 1938-1991

3.46 cubic ft.
These records document the activities and membership of the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs (ESFWC) - the umbrella organization of New York State African-American women's groups - from 1938-1991. The collection also includes records from affiliated organizations: the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (NACWC) and the Northeast Federation of Women's Clubs (NFWC).
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap072

Center for Law and Justice Records, 1985-2000

12.75 cubic ft.
This collection documents the day-to-day activities of the Center for Law and Justice in Albany, New York, founded by its Executive Director Dr. Alice P. Green in 1985.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap011

Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism Records, 1981-1995

6 Reels
Founded by a group of Albany area residents who organized to prevent the Springboks, the all-white South African national rugby team representing the apartheid South African government, from playing a game against the American all-star rugby team in Albany scheduled in 1981.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap129

Capital Area Council of Churches Records, 1941-2002

9 cubic ft.
This collection contains administrative files, correspondence, newsletters, subject files and meeting minutes from the Capital Area Council of Churches, an organization designed to promote cooperation between different religious institutions in the Albany, N.Y. area.
New York State Modern Political Archive: apap136

Alice P. Green Papers, 1960-2001

1.89 cubic ft.
This collection contains records of the activities of Dr. Alice P. Green from her days as a student of criminal justice at the University at Albany, SUNY, through her career as founder and executive director of the Center for Law and Justice in Albany.