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Archives relating to specific social and ethnic groups.

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American Jewish Archives
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center at Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati, Ohio documents Jewish life in the United States. It includes manuscripts, photographs, tapes, microfilm, and genealogical materials.
The American Jewish Historical Society Archives
About 1,000 collections of personal papers and institutional records related to Jewish life in the Americas.
American Life Histories
Written from 1936 to 1940, nearly three thousand manuscripts for the New Deal's Folklore Project chronicle the Chicago fire, journeys out West, and the immigrant experience. Housed in the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA. Full collection available online.
The Amistad Research Center
Documents the "cultural and social contributions of underrepresented peoples." Located at Tulane University, Louisiana, USA. Online photograph collection available.
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
A branch of the Smithsonian Institute, this archive seeks to understand "how communities work." Housed in Washington, DC, USA. Searchable online catalog.
Archives of Women in Science and Engineering
Includes personal papers of women scientists and engineers and the records of related organizations, held at Iowa State University.
Asian/Pacific American Archives
A 2008 - 2011 project surveyed 90 archives in New York to create the Asian/Pacific American Archives at New York University's Fales Library, USA. Searchable online catalog.
Black Archives of Mid-America
Documents African-Americans in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Oklahoma, including diaries, newspapers, records and oral histories. In Kansas City, Missouri.
The Black Archives: History and Research Foundation
A community archive documenting the black experience in South Florida from 1896 to the present, actively engaged in revitalizing black Miami's former business and entertainment district, Overtown.
Community of Christ Archive
An archive of genealogical and institutional materials for the Community of Christ, also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church. Housed in Independence, Missouri, USA. No online catalog.
Cornell University Kheel Center
Collections include: American Industrial and Labor Relations Documents, New York State, Garment and Clothing Unions, Notable Arbitrators, Teachers' Unions, Work-Related Legislation, Labor Education, Railroads and Transportation, and Management Theory. Held in Catherwood Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America.
The Education and Research Institute
Formerly top-secret FBI files obtained via the Freedom of Information Act housed in Hamilton, Virginia, USA. Limited online catalog.
Florida Atlantic University Judaica Sound Archives
Dedicated to rescuing, preserving and sharing Jewish voices and music from the past. Search the archives and listen to their recordings here.
Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives
Materials about immigration to America in the 1800s and early 1900s. Housed in Atlanta, Georgia. Online Catalog.
Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts
Microfilm copies of 90% of known Hebrew manuscripts, held in Jerusalem.
International Institute of Social History
Includes multiple archives about global labor history, such as Socialist Revolutionary Party, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, and Amnesty International. Housed in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Online collections available.
Labor Archives of Washington
Over 300 collections documenting the labor movement in the Pacific Northwest. Housed in Seattle, Washington, USA. Online collections available.
National Museum of Natural History: Anthropology Department
The National Anthropological Archives and the Human Studies Film Archives include manuscripts, field notes, photographs, correspondence, maps, sound recordings, film and video, dating to 1846. Housed at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, USA.
National Museum of the American Indian
This branch of the Smithsonian Institute houses Native American art and artifacts in Suitland, Maryland. Search the online catalog by culture, artist, or object specifics.
Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Preserves New York labor history. Housed in Tamiment Library, New York, USA. Searchable online catalog.
Rochester School for the Deaf Archive Center
Historical documents, photographs, artifacts and other valuable records about Rochester School for the Deaf. Housed in Rochester, New York, USA. Limited online collection.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Documenting people of African descent around the world, concentrating on the Americas and the Caribbean. Includes manuscripts, sheet music and rare books, located in New York City.
Swiss Social Archives
Collects materials about Social Movements, housed in Zurich, Switzerland. Searchable online catalog in German.
Texas Women's University: The Woman's Collections
Includes manuscripts, photographs, and periodicals on the history of American women, as well as the University Archives covering women's education in Texas, and an international cookbook collection.
The Transgender Archives at The University of Victoria
The Transgender Archives preserves the history of pioneering activists, community leaders, and researchers who have contributed to the betterment of transgender people.
Victoria Women's Movement Archives
Collection documenting the history of women's movement groups in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
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