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Box 1: African American Newspapers, 1950s-1960s

 Box — Box: 1
Collection number: Box 1
Scope and Contents This box contains original African American Newspapers, copies that were made for preservation as well as a cd with image scans. Some of the newspapers are laminated and some are taped together. Some of the newspapers included are the Pittsburgh Courier (Georgia Editions); Newark, NJ Telegram and the Georgia-Florida Times Union. All photocopies are listed in order in the box. They are located at the top. The originals (non-laminated) are located at the bottom of the box, with the first on...
Dates: Created: 1950s-1960s

CD: Mark Martin - African Am. News Florida Times, 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1
Collection number: Item 1
Scope and Contents

This is a cd containing images from the scans of all the newspapers in the collection.

Dates: Created: 1964

Manuscript

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 2
Collection number: Item 2
Scope and Contents

This item is a deed of ownership for either land or home. There are three small pieces and it is not complete.

Dates: Created: 1950s-1960s

The Georgia-Florida Times Vol 2 No 19, January 20, 1969

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 3
Collection number: Item 3
Scope and Contents

This a newspaper from 1969. The front page reads: J. Rap Broan, Church Builder no? Troublemaker, Yes!! There is a full-sized copy in black and white. There are also two small copies one black and white one colored. The original copy is missing. This issue contains several health related articles and citizenship articles in addition to articles about the African American Race (they use the term "Negro").

Dates: Created: January 20, 1969

The Pittsburgh Courier: Magazine Section, March 8, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 4
Collection number: Item 4
Scope and Contents

This item consists of laminated pages from the Pittsburg Courier: the Magazine Section. In march 8th edition a large picture of several people has a caption regarding thier trip to Massachusets. The paper includes pages 1-2 and attached is a full-sized copy of the paper.

Dates: Created: March 8, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier: Second Section, March 15, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 5
Collection number: Item 5
Scope and Contents

This item is a laminated copy of the Pittsburg Courier's Section 2. Includes pages 1-4. The top of the page reads "'Angels of Mearcy' Give Aid To Lumpkin's Distressed Folk." Also attached is a full-zed copy of the paper. In this section of the paper politics, race, and religion are the main themes in the stories.

Dates: Created: March 15, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier: Magazine Section, March 15, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 6
Collection number: Item 6
Scope and Contents This is a photocopy of the Pittsburg Courier Magazine Section for March 15, 1958. The original copy of the paper is located with the others at the bottom. The page numbers are missing, although the front of the section is clearly number 1. The cover story is "Blind Girl Preparing To Teach the Blind!" It concerns Queenie Duncan who lost her eyesight as a child and is getting her teaching certificate. This section of the newspaper covers a wide range of topics from interesting people (Queenie...
Dates: Created: March 15, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier: Magazine Section, March 22, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 7
Collection number: Item 7
Scope and Contents

This item is a photocopy of the March 22, 1958 edition of the Pittsburg Courier's Magazine Section. The original copy is located on the bottom of the box with the others. Page numbers are missing, but it appears to be the front and back cover of this section. The entire back page is devoted to comic strips. The rest of the pags cover politics (A visit by Rev. Martin Luther King), books, finances and how to play Bridge.

Dates: Created: March 22, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier: Georgia Edition, March 29, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 8
Collection number: Item 8
Scope and Contents

This is a photocopy of the Pittsburgh Courier: Georgia Edition. Most page numbers are not shown. This copy includes pages from several different section, including the Magazine Section. The front page has a scandal story "Doctor Pets Nurse, Gets Year In Pen" along with a picture of a Jamaican girl. Other articles included in this paper are beautiful women from Jamaica, religion, and politics. Several articles, particularly in the Magazine Section, focus on Jamaica.

Dates: Created: March 29, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier: Magazine Section, April 5, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 9
Collection number: Item 9
Scope and Contents A photocopy of April 5, 1958's Pittsburgh Courier: Magazine Section. The original is stored at the bottom of the box with the others. The front page story in this section is "Champion Hog Raiser" Weston Legette Jr from Marion, SC who raises hogs as a member of the 4H Club. Pages are numbered 1-8. The rest of the paper has financial advice, book reviews, driving advice, and other editorial like the front page as well as a section of responses by Courier readers (letters to the editor). Also...
Dates: Created: April 5, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier: Magazine Section, April 12, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 10
Collection number: Item 10
Scope and Contents This is a photocopy of the Pittsburg Courier for April 12, 1958. The original copy is located with the others at the bottom of the box. The front page is an editorial on Disneyland and how it is open to poeple of "all races, nationalities and creeds." At the beginning is the Magazine section, but also included is Section 2. The rest of the Magazine Section (pages 1-8) has a gossip column and financial advice as well as a large section devoted to W. C. Handy. in section 2, race and education...
Dates: Created: April 12, 1958

Telegram (Newark, NJ), April 6, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 11
Collection number: Item 11
Scope and Contents

This is a photocopy of the April 6, 1958 edition of Telegram, published in Newark, NJ. The original is located at the bottom with the others. There are four pages 1 and 2 are numbered but the others are not. The front page reads "MIssissippi Voting Is Challenged" and six pictures with captions are below the headline. The rest of paper focuses on politics (the voting rule in Mississippi), library week, and religion.

Dates: Created: April 6, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier, April 12, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 12
Collection number: Item 12
Scope and Contents This is a photocopy of the Pittsburgh Courier's April 12, 1958 edition. The original is stored with the rest of the original newspapers at the bottom of the box. The original is mostly taped together, but page 9/10 is ripped in half, with some of the middle missing. Contians pages 1-27. The headline for the paper is "Robeson Facing New Ban!" An article on W.C. Handy's will is located on page 2. Judicial proceedings cover much of the paper including a will being read, as well as rulings on...
Dates: Created: April 12, 1958

Telegram (Newark, NJ), April 13, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 13
Collection number: Item 13
Scope and Contents

This is a photocopy of the April 13, 1958 issue of Telegram, in Newark, NJ. The original, stored with the others, is completely torn in half and not taped together. Includes pages 1-2, and 7-8. The headline on the cover reads "Rev. Beaten on Fla. Bus; Ruling Soon." Four pictures of women accompany this headline on the front page. In addition to that story, there are also articles on education, sports and an editorial.

Dates: Created: April 13, 1958

The Pittsburg Courier: Magazine Section, April 19, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 14
Collection number: Item 14
Scope and Contents

This is a copy of the Pittsburg Courier from April 19, 1958. The orginal is stored with the others at the bottom of the box. It contains pages 1/2, 7/8, 27/28 (part of the rest of the newspaper). The paper advertises upcoming Courier home shows, has book reviews and a gossip section. There is also a "What Courier Readers Think" page, like letters to the editor, as well as comic strips. The rest of the paper is devoted to baseball and other sports.

Dates: Created: April 19, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier, April 19, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 15
Collection number: Item 15
Scope and Contents This is a photocopy of the April 19, 1958 edition of the Pittsburgh Courier. The original is stored at the bottom of the box. The front page is covered in headlines, the largest is "300 Teachers Lose Jobs!" Judicial proceedings take up a good portion of the paper including a boy killed by a cop and a girl who was stabbed 11 times. The loss of 300 teachers is blamed on integration of black teachers into white schools. Other political articles can be found throughout the paper, most focusing...
Dates: Created: April 19, 1958

The Pittsburg Courier: Section 2, April 19, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 16
Collection number: Item 16
Scope and Contents This section is missing the front page of the newspaper. Page1/2 of section two are included as well as pages 3/4 of the magazine section and pages 3/4 of the regular newspaper. Section two highlights Macon, Ga. The other main story headlines: "Booker T. Fowlkes, a Most Unusual Man in Columbus." Page 2 has blurbs of local people from different cities across Georgia from Toccoa to Nashville, to Denton. The Magazine Section has a couple of cartoons, an editorial of "Things I'd like to see...
Dates: Created: April 19, 1958

Telegram (Newark, NJ), April 27, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 17
Collection number: Item 17
Scope and Contents A photocopy of April 27, 1958 edition of the Telegram (Newark, NJ). It consists of the front/back cover with pages 1/2 and 7/8. The original, stored with the others at the bottom, is torn completely in half width wise (the bottom pages are still connected, but the top pages are not). The headlines read "Ex-Number Man Dead," "Georgia Elks Opens Convention," and "Police Cheif Denies Man Beaten." Pictures of people from around the southeast cover the rest of the front page. Page two has...
Dates: Created: April 27, 1958

The Pittsburgh Courier, May 3, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 18
Collection number: Item 18
Scope and Contents This is a photocopy of the May 3, 1958 Pittsburg Courier. The origninal is stored at the bottom with the others. This is one of the most complete copies of the paper in this collection. The types of stories range from political to local to religious, however every story has a racial/African American bent to it. There are also some full-page ads in the magazine. The front page is taken up with two headlines: "He Visited Frankie...Alone! Sammy Almost Lost His Bride." and "ORDER TV BAN ON...
Dates: Created: May 3, 1958

Telegraph: Newark, NJ, May 4, 1958

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 19
Collection number: Item 19
Scope and Contents A copy of the Telegram from Newark, NJ on May 4, 1958. Contains pages 1-8. Phtocopy is at top with others and original is at the bottom.The front page is covered in headlines and has two pictures on the front. The headlines read: "Ga Principal Refuse to Permit Majorettes to Mach in Parade;" "Open Florida Golf LInks to Negroes;" "Mother of 8 Jailed on Moonshine Charge in Tex.;" "Woman Killed in Automobile Wreck;" "Pastor Seeks Board of Education Post;" and "Ga state Elks Confab Colorful." All...
Dates: Created: May 4, 1958