Correspondence (1934-2002), manuscripts, personal diaries, publications, research files, ephemera, and books relating to Aptheker's work fighting racism against African Americans and in support of the American Communist Party.
Includes correspondence and photographs of an Afro-American family whose parents originally came from Alabama, and settled in San Francisco. Includes material related to the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, and African American Churches.
Contains more than 12,000 printed works including books, pamphlets and broadsides about African American history, literature and culture from the Library Company of Philadelphia's Afro-Americana Collection.
A collection that presents aspects of the African American community and the challenges of racism, discrimination and integration through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories.