African American Students Foundation (10)

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Organization

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Principal Location: New York, New York, United States
Duration: 1959-1963
New York, New York, United States
In April 1959 Kenyan trade unionist Tom Mboya came to the United States for a six week tour organized by the American...

Documents

by African American Students Foundation
New York, New York, Undated, 1961?
Leaflet seeking donations to support the education of Jacob Kuhangua. The leaflet says the story of the struggle of t...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: Angola, Namibia, Tanzania

Photograph

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New York, New York, United States, September 13, 1960
Eunice Kennedy Shriver (right) representing the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation at a welcoming program for students from...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Kenya, East Africa
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New York, New York, United States, Most likely September 10, 1959, possibly September 1960
Jackie Robinson addressing students from Kenya and East Africa that were brought to the United States to study by the...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Kenya
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New York, New York, United States, September 9. 1959
Cora Weiss (second from left), Executive Director of the African American Students Foundation, at Idlewild Airport we...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Kenya
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New York, New York, United States, September 13, 1960
Representative Charles Diggs addresses the East African students at who had recently arrived in the United States at ...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Kenya, East Africa
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New York, New York, United States, About September 13, 1960
Malcolm X meeting with students from East Africa at a welcoming program for students bought to the United States to s...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Tanzania, Kenya, East Africa
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New York, New York, United States, About September 10 or 11, 1959
Lorraine Hansberry addressing the 81 students who came to the U.S. on the airlift from East Africa at an orientation ...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
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Washington, DC, United States, April or May 1959
From left to right: American Committee on Africa Executive Director George M. Houser, Tom Mboya, Senator Hubert H. H...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Kenya
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Kenya, September 1960
Students from East Africa on a chartered plane en route to Idlewild Airport in New York City from Kenya in September ...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: East Africa, Kenya

Audio

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by Cora Weiss, Africana Librarians Council, Laverne B. Page (moderator), Regina Roberts (video production), Peter Limb
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, November 19, 2009
Presentation made by Cora Weiss, former Executive Director of the African American Students Foundation (AASF), as par...
Type: Presentation
Africa coverage: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, East Africa