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Guide to the Brooklyn Armstrong Association and Brooklyn Hampton Association Records 1981.001

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Creator: Brooklyn Armstrong Association.
Creator: Brooklyn Hampton Association (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Title: Brooklyn Armstrong Association and Brooklyn Hampton Association records
Dates [inclusive]: 1906-1943
Abstract: The Brooklyn Armstrong Association was formed in 1906, renamed the Brooklyn Hampton Association in 1920, and disbanded in 1943. The Association was formed principally as a vehicle for Brooklynites to support the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute and to engage with matters of African-American "uplift." The collection includes material from throughout the life of the organization, including: a scrapbook of clippings about events and meetings, solicitations, meeting invitations, announcements, reports, membership lists, Hampton Institute publications, and the like; some annual reports; minute books for the Executive Committee and Annual meetings; and correspondence, mostly from 1943 concerning the final days of the organization.
Quantity: 0.33 Linear feet in five folders
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Text [Box]: 1 (A0096)
Container: 5 folders
Call Phrase: 1981.001