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Southerner and Schools

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Collection number: Folder 18
Scope and Contents I - The Defiant Ones in Virginia II - The "New Negroes" in Alabama III - The Segregationists Go North IV - Atlanta is Different V - New Orleans Knows Better VI - Nashville-First Steps Firmly Taken VII - Deliberate, Yes-Speed, No By Helen Fuller...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

Negro-White Unity by Henry Winston, February 1967

 File — Box: 1, Book: 22
Collection number: Book 22
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Phamplet pomoting racial equality

Dates: Created: February 1967

Sex and civil rights: The true Selma story by Albert C. Persons, 1965

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 19
Collection number: Book 19
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Collection of articles supposedly based on eye witness inteviews of people after the Selma-Montgomery march.Witnesses tell stories of incidents of sexual acts used to solicit marchers, offensive and obscene sexual behavior of the marchers and evidence of the communist motives of march leaders.

Dates: Created: 1965

The Crisis, June-July 1, Vol. 67, No.6, June/July 1960

 File — Box: 1, Book: 21
Collection number: Book 21
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Official publication of the NAACP

Dates: Created: June/July 1960

Brown, Hallie Q. Tales My Father Told Me, 1925

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 14
Collection number: MS/134-014
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Tales My Father Told By Hallie Q. Brown. This appears to be a first edition of Brown's memoir of her father who told many stories of escaping slaves. 2022-03-16 Cannot locate physical copy

Dates: 1925

Box 1

 Box — Box: 1
Collection number: Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains materials relating to civil rights, dating from 1893 to 1962. The subjects covered include: civil rights, segregation, integration, the NAACP, the League of Women Voters, the Republican Party, and the Democratic Party. These materials are also available as scanned images through v-text: https://vtext.valdosta.edu/xmlui/handle/10428/1534Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

Freedom is Everybody's Job!: The Crime of the Government Against the Negro People, 1949

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 1
Collection number: MS/134-001
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This booklet is a portion of Crockett's summation to the jury in the 1948 trial of eleven communist leaders who were tried under the Smith Act for organizing as a Communist party. Crockett, originally from Florida, was a crusading Civil Rights lawyer. He was also a Representative from Michigan. (description by seller)

Dates: 1949

Home Mission Monthly: Negro Americans, April 1922

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 2
Collection number: MS/134-002
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Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Prebyterian Church in the US. This Presbyterian missions magazine was aimed at better race relationships. Articles include: The Springtime of a Race, The Part of the Church, The Negro in Industry, Climbing Jacob's Ladder, Promoters of Good Will and more. (description by seller)

Dates: April 1922

Elect Marvin Griffin Governor: State Democratic Primary, 1962

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 3
Collection number: MS/134-003
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Marvin Griffin, a staunch segregationist, ran for Governor of Georgia in 1962 against Carl Sanders. Griffin used his segregationist credentionals openly and the Confederate flag on his letterhead reflects the famous and controversial change. Griffin's letter mentions Martin Luter King, the C(and)S Bank and the NAACP. Sanders won, prompting Griffin to say, "A lot of people that ate my barbecue didn't vote for me." (description by seller)

Dates: 1962

Letter, 1958 October 9: Ernest Vandiver to Campaign Supporters, Georgia, 1958-10-09

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 4
Collection number: MS/134-004
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Letter from Georgia gubernatorial candidate, Ernest Vandiver, (he would be elected) to supporters. The letter no so subtly makes reference to segregagtion issues. After he was elected as a segregationist, Vandiver managed to keep the schools open and begin the process of integration. The address on the letter is the same building where the States Rights Council of Georgia was located. (description by seller)

Dates: 1958-10-09

Letter, 1944 July 27: From Josephine Wilkins of Citizen's Fact-Finding Move, 1944-07-27

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 5
Collection number: MS/134-005
Scope and Contents This letter is from Josephine Wilkins, to Calhoun Georgia newspaper editor, J. Roy McGinty. In the letter she congratulates him on the Georgia Press Association's recognition of his editorial entitled "Negroes Civil Rights". Other subjects mentioned include the League of Women Voters, and county consolidation. Josephine Wilkins was involved in several different movements associated with human welfare. (description by seller) For more background information concerning Ms. Wilkins and a pdf...
Dates: 1944-07-27

Colored Voters Read: here is one instance of the treatment the Colored People of Georgia receive at the hands of the State Democratic Party. What evidence have the Negroes of this State that Schools will be provided for their children in case the Third Party gets Power?, 1894

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 6
Collection number: MS/134-006
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Broadside from Georgia Democratic Party to African-American voters, in which the Democrats attempt to say that they do more for black citizens than the Republicans. The figures are from 1893, so the broadside probably dates from 1894. Uncommon Georgia, race-related ephemera. (description by seller)

Dates: 1894

Committee for Georgia: Building Together, 1945

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 7
Collection number: MS/134-007
Scope and Contents Four page (including covers) pamphlet on this biracial committee, founded in Georgia in 1945. This date is the only one on the pamphlet. The Committee for Georgia opposed racial discrimination in the broader context of related social problems of poverty, unemployment and inadequate education and medical care. Scarce ephemeral Georgia imprint showing early bi-racial co-operation for equal rights. (description by seller)Online access:...
Dates: 1945

Program: Second Annual Conference Georgia Interracial Committee, March 3, 1939

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 8
Collection number: MS/134-008
Scope and Contents Second Annual Conference Georgia Interracial Committee, March 3, 1939. Program. (Atlanta: Georgia Interracial Committee, 1939).Lists Program of the conference, Conference Committee members and the executives of the Georgia Interracial Committee. This Committee was headed by a noted Gainesville, Georgia clergyman and the President of historically-black Atlanta University. The Committee focued on problems of higher education and the 1938 Gains Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court...
Dates: March 3, 1939

Study Outline, History of The American Negro People, 1619 - 1918, 1939

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 9
Collection number: MS/134-009
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This book was published by a book shop that was affiliated with the Communist Party USA. The book is organized as a series of lessons on African-American history for use in workshops and classes. This is the first printing. Which is somewhat scarce compared to the second printing. Interesting and important study of American blacks some twenty years before the Civil Rights movement. (description by seller)

Dates: Event: 1619 - 1918; 1939

The segregation decisions : papers read at a session of the twenty-first annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association, Memphis Tennessee, November 10, 1955, 1956

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 10
Collection number: MS/134-010
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William Faulkner, Benjamin Mays, Cecil Sims. Introduction by Bell Wiley. Significant because of essay by Faulkner, but Benjamin Mays is often called the spiritual mentor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Important document showing how prominent Southerners viewed early Court decisions concerning desegregation and hoe they viewed the future. (description by seller)

Dates: 1956

A souvenir program in memory of Dr. William E. Burghardt DuBois, 1868-1963, 1963

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 15
Collection number: MS/134-015
Scope and Contents Journal offered to those attending the Memorial to Dr. W.E. Burghardt DuBois at Carnegie Hall, February 23, 1964.DuBois Memorial Committee. Souvenir Program in Memory of Dr. William E. Burphardt DuBois, 1868-1963. New York: Priv. Publish, February 23, 1964. Civil Rights Papers (MS/134-033). Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, Valdosta State University. This is a special souvenir program for a memorial service held for Du Bois at Carnegie Hall...
Dates: 1963

Negro Liberation, 1938

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 13
Collection number: MS/134-013
Preface The present pamphlet is based upon an earlier brochure under the same title first published in 1932. Since then, important changes in the United States and in the world situation have rendered sections of the old pamphlet inadequate or out of date. In addition, the movement of the Negro people towards unity in the fight for equal rights and the new progressive movement in the country have advanced considerably since 1932. These developments have brought to the fore a number of...
Dates: 1938

Tampa: Tar and Terror, 1936?

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 12
Collection number: MS/134-012
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Relates the story of the November 30, 1935 kidnapping, torture and murder of Joseph Shoemaker, and kidnapping and torture of other members of the Modern Democrats political organization, who were assisting cigar factory workers in Tampa, Fla. Mr. Shoemaker died 9 days later in a Tampa hospital. The police and others involved in the kidnappings were reported to be members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Dates: 1936?

Behind the Lynching of Emmet Louis Till, 1955

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 17
Collection number: MS/134-017
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This is a fiery pamphlet regarding human rights abuses against African-Americans in the South. The pamphlet is not just about Emmet Till, whose murder helped galvanize the Civil Rights movement, but about violence against blacks throughout the South. The Auhtor was a civil rights activist who was the editor of Freedom, the newspaper founded by Paul Robeson. Compelling pamphlet from the early days of the Civil Rights Movement. - description by seller Author: Louis E. Burnham

Dates: 1955