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"'ROOTS' Back to Africa with and embattled Alex Haley" by Linda Witt, People Weekly, May 9, 1977.
Alex Haley;Africa;Juffure;Gambia;Roots;Kinte;Goree Island Slave House;Linda Witt;Niara Sudarkasa Collection
Magazine article on Alex Haley and his second return to the African village of Juffure, Gambia. The article focuses on Haley’s visit to the village following the success of ‘ROOTS’, his busy schedule...
Poster, Celebrating Notable Writer Alex Haley
Small poster mounted on board "Celebrating Notable Writer Alex Haley, August 11, 1921 - February 10, 1992". Poster from Broward County Library collection used to describe a book display. Alex Haley was...
Drawing autographed by Alex Haley. "I met Alex Haley on July 3, 1980 at my local Library-In-Action
Drawing autographed by Alex Haley. Typed at top of drawing: "I MET ALEX HALEY ON JULY 3, 1980 AT MY LOCAL LIBRARY-IN-ACTION." Donated by Argusta Walker, Librarian, African-American Research Library and...
Manuscript by Alex Haley, Desert Boy, Annoted Typescripts, Various Work Drafts 
Alex Haley; manuscript
146-page unpublished manuscript by Alex Haley in bound box. Spine on box reads "Desert Boy, Alex Haley, Annoted Typescripts Various Work Drafts, 1982". Contains typed pages with handwritten edits by Alex...
Photograph of unidentified woman with Alex Haley
Photograph of Alex Haley with unidentified woman. Alex Haley married Nannie Branch in 1941 and divorced her in 1964. They had two children: Lydia Ann and William Alexander. While he was working on The...
Website: USCGC Cutter Alex Haley on the United States Coast Guard website
Information on the United States Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley and biographical information on Alex Haley on the United States Coast Guard official website.
Letter from Johnny Carson to Alex Haley with photo of Carson looking at a book Haley created for him
Alex Haley; Johnny Carson
Photo of Alex Haley on the Johnny Carson show with letter from Carson dated February 11, 1977. Cover of book in photo reads "Roots of Johnny Carson, A Tribute to a Great American Entertainer, Alex Haley."...
Manuscript by Alex Haley, United Arab Emirates Annotated Typed Proposal 
Alex Haley; manuscript
Alex Haley's annotated typed proposal addressed to the United Arab Emirates. 1982. 10 pp, composed of several drafts of a typed proposal and an outline. Each typescript contains extensive holograph annotations...
Website: Wikipedia article on Alex Haley
Wikipedia article, biography of Alex Haley
Photograph of Mike Douglas, Alex Haley, Brooke Shields, and unknown man
Photograph of Alex Haley with Mike Douglas and Brooke Shields.
Website: Biography: A Ship Named Alex Haley
Broward County Library web page with information on Alex Haley's career in the United States Coast Guard and other biographical highlights.
Photograph of Stevie Wonder and Alex Haley
Photograph of Stevie Wonder and Alex Haley at the piano.
Photograph of Stevie Wonder and his family with Alex Haley
Alex Haley;Stevie Wonder
Photograph of Stevie Wonder, his wife Yolanda Simmons, and his children (Aisha Zakia and Keita) with Alex Haley. Yolanda Simmons had become Stevie Wonder’s secretary-bookkeeper, and they had fallen in...
Card advertising Alex Haley visit to Rock Island Library and Collier City Library, branches of the Broward County (Florida) Library in 1980
Alex Haley author of "Roots" will visit and speak at Library In Action...Rock Island Library: 10 a.m. (2400 N.W. 21st Ave., Ft. Ld.) 739-7500 Thursday July 3rd. -FREE- Collier City Library: 6 p.m. (2800...
Photograph of Alex Haley, Stevie Wonder, and two others
Alex Haley; Stevie Wonder; singer; singing
Photograph of Alex Haley (far right), singer Stevie Wonder (far left) and two unidentified people (in the middle). Stevie Wonder is an internationally known singer, songwriter and musician, who has been...
Photograph of Alex Haley at a table surrounded by luggage.
Alex Haley; luggage; travel
Photograph of Alex Haley sitting at a table sorting through some papers. The location is possibly on his farm in Norris, TN, getting ready to travel. Haley was known to go on long ocean voyages for inspiration...
Photograph of Alex Haley with boxer Joe Lewis
Alex Haley; Joe Lewis; boxing
Photograph of Alex Haley (standing to the left) and shaking hands with boxer Joe Louis (sitting). Joe Louis was known as “The Brown Bomber” and was the world heavyweight boxing champion for nearly...
Photograph of Alex Haley in the United States Coast Guard
Alex Haley; United States Coast Guard; cutter; ship
Pictures of Alex Haley in the United States Coast Guard where he served for 20 years. Haley enlisted in 1939, and started getting the writing bug; he would write love letters for his fellow shipmates to...
Envelope sent from Nigeria to Alex Haley in New York, 1961.
Envelope constructed from brown paper with Nigerian postage stamps sent to Mr. Alex Haley, 92 Grove Street, New York 14, N.Y., U.S.A. Postmark 26 January 1961. Contents not available.
Website: Alex Haley, U.S. Writer by The Museum of Broadcast Communications
History of the television miniseries Roots and Roots II by Alex Haley by The Museum of Broadcast Communications. The success of Roots: The Saga of an American Family, from which two television miniseries...
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