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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on citizens of the United States of black African descent. Works on blacks who temporarily reside in the United States, such as aliens, students from abroad, etc., are entered under Blacks--United States. Works on blacks outside the United States are entered under Blacks--[place].

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Mattie Wilcox Ivy, Oral History Interview, March 22, 2012

 File
Collection number: MS/171-008
Scope and Contents

Oral History Audio Recording for Mattie Wilcox Ivy, Ocilla, Georgia. March 22, 2012. Recorded 03/22/2012 on Olympus Digital Recorder. Interviewed by Catherine Oglesby. “Dimensions of Personal Politics in the Deep South: Georgia Women Review their Lives.” 3 audio files; 2:35:27 complete.

Dates: March 22, 2012

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changes in the United States and in the world situation have rendered sections of the old pamphlet inadequate or out of date.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

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

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

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

 Book — Box 1, Book: 9
Collection number: MS/134-009
Scope and Contents

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

Tampa: Tar and Terror, 1936?

 Book — Box 1, Book: 12
Collection number: MS/134-012
Scope and Contents

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?

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
Scope and Contents

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