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School integration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Civil Rights Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-134
Scope and Contents 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: Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

Ernest Vandiver - Campaign paper, 1958

 Item — Box 6, Item: 14
Collection number: Item 14
Scope and Contents

Newspaper put out by Ernest Vandivier while campaigning for governor. Quote across the top of the page reads: "No mixing of the races while I am your governor -- Vandiver."

Vandiver was the Governor of Georgia from 1959. until 1963.

Dates: 1958

Folder 6: Outline on Atlanta, 10-Jan-61

 File — Box 2, Folder: 6
Collection number: Folder 6
Scope and Contents

An outline that covers a piece on Atlanta and integration during the early 1960s and an excerpt from a letter by Long that details the push for integration and discusses who's important.

Dates: Created: 10-Jan-61

Folder 7: 36 page Article on Integration 1961, 1961, Aug 13

 File — Box 2, Folder: 7
Collection number: Folder 7
Scope and Contents

Article draft: 36  page article covering the issues surrounding the integration of Atlanta schools.

A paper about Sara Mitchell, a member of the Georgia Board of Education.

A letter from Raymond W. Mack, Random House, to Long. February 1, 1967, regarding her contribution to a book, tentatively titled, "Our Children's Burden,"

Dates: Created: 1961, Aug 13

Folder 18: The Chattanooga Times, Jul-71

 File — Box 4, Folder: 18
Collection number: Folder 18
Other Information

Article clippings: Margaret "Sissy" Leonard's articles on local Chattanooga politics and school board. Also articles by Springer Gibson and William K. Warren.

Dates: Created: Jul-71

Hart, Arthur L. (Mr.)-Assistant to the Vice President.

 File — Box 8, Folder: 4
Collection number: Folder 4
Scope and Contents

Mr. Hart was the first black administrator at VSC .His file contains photographs, news articles, VSC news releases, and a biographical sketch dated 1974.

Dates: 1954 - 1990

MS134-003 Elect Marvin Griffin Governor: State Democratic Primary, 1962

 Book — Box 1, Book: 3
Collection number: MS/134-003
Scope and Contents

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

MS134-004 Letter, 1958 October 9: Ernest Vandiver to Campaign Supporters, Georgia, 1958-10-09

 Book — Box 1, Book: 4
Collection number: MS/134-004
Scope and Contents

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

MS134-006 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
Scope and Contents

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

MS134-007 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

MS134-008 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

Sibley Report

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-168
Scope and Contents In 1960 the Georgia Assembly set up a committee on schools, ordered it to hold hearings throughout Georgia and find out how people felt about the future of their schools. The main topic was how Georgia should handle court ordered integration. The commission heard 1800 people (1600 whites and 200 Negroes[sic])and issued two separate reports. While both reports agreed that education was better served by separation of the races, there were different ways to react to forced integration. This...
Dates: 1960

The Moultrie Observer, May 17, 1954

 Item — Box 6, Item: 15
Collection number: Item 15
Scope and Contents

Headline reads: "School Segregation Unconstitutional, High Court Rules."

Dates: Created: May 17, 1954

The Nashville Herald, June 28, 1956

 Item — Box 6, Item: 12
Collection number: Item 12
Scope and Contents

Contains an extremely racist article explaining why the author opposes integration.

Dates: Created: June 28, 1956

Video 5: The Firsts in Integration at Valdosta State University, February 16, 2019

Collection number: UA8-8-1_ER002-05
Scope and Contents

Sophie Glass and Rosalie Vendrell. "The Firsts in Integration at Valdosta State University." 3-Minute VSU History Research Videos created by 1102 Honors English, Spring 2019. Video File (MP4).

Dates: February 16, 2019

Video 6: The Integration of Greek Life on VSU Campus, February 16, 2019

Collection number: UA8-8-1_ER002-06
Scope and Contents

Aminata Lewis and Daeshe' McCoy. "The Integration of Greek Life on VSU Campus." 3-Minute VSU History Research Videos created by 1102 Honors English, Spring 2019. Video File (MP4).

Dates: February 16, 2019