This collection preserves the history of the African American communities in Maine by collecting material produced or collected by organizations and individuals. The collection was created when Gerald E. Talbot donated his papers and material about African Americans that he had gathered throughout his life.
The finding aids below provide detailed information about what can be found in each of the collections. This list only represents the processed collections, and does not represent all of the materials that are part of the African American Collection of Maine. Please see African American Collection of Maine Page or contact the department for more information.
Please cite any of information in the finding aids with the citations provided in the finding aid or on the page associated with it.
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AA MS 01 Gerald E. Talbot Collection Finding Aid, David Andreasen, Kristin D. Morris, Karin A. France, Marieke Van Der Steenhoven, Caroline Remley, and Andrea Harkins
AA MS 03 Harold E. Richardson Papers Finding Aid, Susie R. Bock
AA MS 04 Eastern Real Estate Archives Finding Aid, Patrick J. Mooney
AA MS 05 Cummings Guest House Register Finding Aid, Karin A. France
AA MS 06 Home is Where I Make It, Marieke Van Der Steenhoven
AA MS 06 Home Is Where I Make It - Oral History Collection Finding Aid, Marieke Van Der Steenhoven
AA MS 07 African American Maine Photograph Album Finding Aid, Elizabeth Sistare
AA MS 08 N. T. Swezey's Son & Co. Tin Sign Finding Aid, Christina E. Walker
AA MS 09 Flynn Seal Presses Finding Aid, Christina E. Walker
AA MS 10 Ku Klux Klan Photograph Finding Aid, Christina E. Walker
AA MS 11 Lee Forest Figurines Finding Aid, Christina E. Walker