Series 5
Printed material, 1928-1989
Box 22; OP 1-3

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of printed materials created by the Universal Negro Improvement Association from 1928-1989. The UNIA material includes broadsides advertising various UNIA sponsored events; brochures relating information about the purpose, programs; and goals of the UNIA; and programs of the UNIA events. Programs relating to the international conferences of the UNIA may be found in Series 2: Administrative Records under Meetings-Parent Body.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order by record type.

Box Folder Content
22 1 British Postal Orders (containing donations from Ghana and Gold Coast), 1958
22 2 Broadsides, no date
22 3 Broadsides, 1928-1959
22 4 Broadsides, 1960-1969
22 5 Broadsides, 1970-1977
OP1 Broadsides, Oversized, 1924-1953 and no date
22 6 Brochure, "African - Every Blackman's Business," by William L. Sherrill, Sr., no date
22 7 Brochure, "Hon. Thomas W. Harvey - Commissioner-Ohio," no date [includes three poems written by Harvey]
22 8 Brochure, "National Public Relations Committee of the NIA Program," Detroit, Michigan, no date
22 9 Brochure, "Negro War Aims," by Lester Taylor, 1943
22 10 Brochure, "New Africa Faces the World," by William L. Sherrill, Sr., no date
22 11 Brochure, "The Rehabilitative Committee of the UNIA and African Communities League," resolution adopted at Philadelphia, August 1, 1943
22 12 Brochure, "The UNIA and African Communities League - What it is and how it operates," no date
22 13 Brochure, "This is our Day," by William L. Sherrill, Sr., no date
22 14 Brochure, "We are not Subversive," no date
22 15 Brochure, "Your Guide to Operation Going Home," [1976]
22 16 Bundles for Africa, various printed
22 17 Business card, Thomas W. Harvey, President General
22 18 Bylaws book, Black Cross Nurses Division 405
22 19 Cards, Marcus Garvey
OP2 Certificate, The Black Cross Navigation & Trading Co., Inc., 1924
22 20 Certificate, Marcus Garvey Institute (Monrovia, Liberia), for Kesselly Joseph, December 13, 1968
22 21 Christmas circular letters, Editor of the Garvey Voice, no dates
22 22 Christmas greetings from High Commissioner in Canada [from unknown publication], no date
22 23 Contribution cards
22 24 Credentials of Official Delegate to the Regional Conference (Philadelphia), August 1945
22 25 Dues cards
22 26 Financial book (blank), Black Cross Nurses Division 405
22 27 Form, Loan
22 28 Invitation, Brooklyn Unit, Annual Dance and Floor Show, October 22, 1955 (New York, New York)
22 29 Invitation, Chicago Isaiah Morter Division, Installation of Officers, January 12, 196
22 30 Invitation, Philadelphia Division No. 121, An African Feast, January 1, 1961 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
22 31 Membership application forms, Harmony Division, Kingston, Jamaica
22 32 Membership application, Universal African League, 1st Corp Area of the UNIA (New York, New York), no date
22 33 Membership cards
22 34 Membership certificates
22 35 Newsletter: Community News (Raleigh, North Carolina), Vol. II, No 22, June 1973
22 36 Newspaper clippings, 1945-1977
22 37 Newspaper clippings, Sherrill, William L., "We, the Negro"
22 38 Newspaper clippings (in scrapbook), UNIA Convention Notes, 1921
22 39 Palm card (?), E.S. Robinson, Sr., Secretary-General UNIA
22 40 Poem, "All Around the World," by Margaret R. Fallon, no date
22 41 Poem, "Garvey's New Day," by Rubie Blackwell, 1961
OP3 Poster, Thomas W. Harvey, born 1893 - died 1978
22 42 Press pass and credential form
22 43 Press releases
22 44 Program, Garvey Memorial Hall (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dedication, no date
22 45 Program, Tentative Agenda for Conference of the Rehabilitating Committee to be held at Philadelphia Division 121, August 1-2, 1943
22 46 Program, UNIA Welcomes Home its President General The - Hon. William L. Sherrill (Detroit, Michigan), December 19, 1954
22 47 Program, The African Land Project (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), February 2, 1957
22 48 Program, [Ghana Independence Celebration] (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), April 7, 1957
22 49 Program, Honoring the Coming of Mr. William L. Sherrill (recently returned from Ghana, Africa) (Toledo, Ohio), May 5, 1957
22 50 Program, Re-Interment of the Remains of the Late Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Georgia IV Memorial Park (Kingston, Jamaica), November 15, 1964
22 51 Program: Operation Africa, Report from Liberia (Detroit, Michigan), November 24, 1968
22 52 Program: 90th Birthday Celebration of the Late Honorable Marcus Garvey (Chicago, Illinois), August 4, 1977
22 53 Raffle tickets, Grand Freedom Feast (Detroit, Michigan), June 13, 1953
22 54 Receipt book [blank]
22 55 Song book, New York Vanguard Local 301
22 56 Songs
22 57 Stationery
22 58 Stationery, William L. Sherrill for Councilman (Detroit, Michigan), no date
22 59 Ticket, UNIA International Convention (Brooklyn, New York), August 31, 1961
22 60 Ticket, Testimonial Dinner (Detroit, Michigan), August 31, 1963
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