Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
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)
Defense Training and Jobs for Negroes: Our War-Time Responsibility and Opportunity, February 7, 1942
National Negro Congress. Defense training and jobs for Negroes: Our Wartime Responsibility and Opportunity. Washington DC: Washington Council, 1942. http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2990. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2990
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)
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)
The Journal took up political topics of the day with commentary on Civil Rights issues. Bernd seems to have taken a moderate position, Criticizing both the use of Federal troops in Little Rock and Gov. Faubus' reaction. Contains a number of ads for Macon area businesses. Little-known Georgia publication.
Oral History Audio Recording for Grace M. Hughes, Valdosta, Georgia. February 19, 2012. Recorded 03/06/2012 on Olympus Digital Recorder. Interviewed by Catherine Oglesby. “Dimensions of Personal Politics in the Deep South: Georgia Women Review their Lives.” 6 audio files; 5:21:56 complete.
Mr. Hart was the first black administrator at VSC .His file contains photographs, news articles, VSC news releases, and a biographical sketch dated 1974.
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)
Oral history interview with Bessie Kincade Smith, December 6, 2004. Hahira (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers. Audio file digitized from DAT tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.
Interviewed on the front porch of Ms. Smith's home. Role of women for Faces of Piney Woods project. No transcript on file.