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Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

50 Years of Integration

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-22-39
Scope and Contents Valdosta State quietly and peacefully integrated in 1963, and 2013 marked 50 Years of Integration. This collection contains materials recognizing the anniversary including a collection of photographs of the early days of integration, several newspaper articles detailing the history of VSC's integration, and event items like t-shirts and cups.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Catherine Oglesby Civil Rights Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-23-31
Scope and Contents This collection of papers was donated to the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections by Professor of History Dr. Catherine Oglesby. They mostly date from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Containing newspapers, magazines, legal papers, and newsletters most of these materials were produced in the Civil Rights Era which gives a special insight into that topic. Subjects that appear throughout the collection include: Integration, desegregation, gender bias, cooperatives...
Dates: 1964 - 1975

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

Copeland African American Museum Collection

Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Desegregation within Georgia Library Association, 1951-1965

 File — Box 5, Folder: 30
Collection number: Folder 30
Scope and Contents 1.Resolution to end restricted membership policy on 01/15/65 2.Report of Special Membership Policy Committee 1963. Concludes that as no cities in Georgia allowed integrated meetings, no Negro librarians would be invited to join the GLA. (3 copies) 3.Letter from Essae Martha Culver to Miss Sarah Jones on 03/29/51, asking if Negros were permitted to join the GLA 4.Letter from Mrs. J. Henley Crosland to Miss Essae M. Culver on 04/07/51, replying that Negros are not prohibited from joining,...
Dates: Created: 1951-1965

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 2: Articles written (ATL Journal), 1950s-1960s

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

Articles written by Margaret Long. One article, written in January 1960 addresses Governor Vamdiver's struggle to resist desegregation in the state of Georgia.

Dates: Created: 1950s-1960s

Folder 7: The Cocking Affair: UGA Commitment to White Supremacy, 2019-11-27

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Collection number: 7
Scope and Contents

Article from The Activist History Review

Dates: Publication: 2019-11-27

Folder 10: New York Times Articles, 1963-11-10

 File — Box 2, Folder: 10
Collection number: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clipping of an article written by Long for the New York Times titled, "A Southern Teenage Speaks his Mind: Disturbed by the militancy of young white Southerners in resisting school integration, a Southern writer and editor interviews an 18-year-old Mississipian."

Dates: Created: 1963-11-10

Folder 12: Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles, 1944-1977

 File — Box 2, Folder: 12
Collection number: Folder 12
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings by assorted writers. None appear to have been written by Long. Most cover topics related to school integration, Brown v. The Board of Education, Civil Rights, and communism.

A wedding announcement and an article about a bull riding in a pick up truck are also included.

A copy of the newspaper, Southern Struggle, Vol. 35, no. 3, May-June 1977 is also in the folder.

Dates: Created: 1944-1977

Folder 13: Margaret Bridges Article & Notes, 1958

 File — Box 6, Folder: 13
Collection number: Folder 13
Scope and Contents

Article & a notes:

An article by Margaret Bridges "What Can We Do?" about integration. Notebook and notes on segregation, race relations, and southern living.

Dates: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Folder 15: Model City Articles, Chattanooga, 1960s-1970s

 File — Box 6, Folder: 15
Collection number: Folder 15
Other Information

Chattanooga Times articles about Model City development in Chattanooga- various authors. (Research by Sissy?)

Dates: Created: 1960s-1970s

Folder 22: Grouped  drafts & articles labeled #2 1968-1959 (op-ed pieces), Early 1960's

 File — Box 2, Folder: 22
Collection number: Folder 22
Scope and Contents

Newspaper drafts  & articles covering subhects such as:

Segregation, freedom fighters, love, suffering, schools, religion, education, Animal Crusaders, integration, November Freedom,  University of Georgia, J.E. Hoover, death penalty, Gov. Hartsfield, slave-owning, agitators, death penalty, Klansmen

Dates: Created: Early 1960's

Folder 23: Op-ed Pieces 1

 File — Box 2, Folder: 23
Collection number: Folder 23
Scope and Contents

Drafts of Op-ed pieces that cover topics such as:

Women's Lib, The civil rights movement, her time at an advertising firm, and the neatness of her desk.

Dates: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Interview with Shirley Hodge Hardin, April 1, 1999

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 012_hardin-shirley
Collection number: PRJ1014-012
Scope and Contents

Interview with Shirley Hodge Hardin, April 1, 1999. Jakin, Georgia. Recorded in Valdosta, Georgia. Fieldworker: Gretchen Geisinger. Audio file. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: April 1, 1999

Item 10: MLK Funeral Program, 1968-04-09

 Item — Item 10
Collection number: 10
Scope and Contents

A funeral program distributed at the memorial service held for Dr. King at Morehouse College on April 9, 1968.

Dates: 1968-04-09

J. Ralph Thaxton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-2-1-4
Scope and Contents These boxes contain papers and correspondence from VSU President J. Ralph Thaxton, the fourth President of the VSC following Dr. Reade in 1949. The dates range from 1918, before his time at VSC, until his retirement in 1966. The college underwent a lot of changes and growth during his years as President. Some topic highlights include desegregation, the establishment of intercollegiate sports and Greeks, adding a graduate program, the addition of men to the school (and therefore a name change...
Dates: 1918-1966

Margaret Leonard / Long Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-126
Scope and Contents Margaret (Sissy) Leonard and her family have a strong legacy in journalism and activism throughout the 20th century. The tradition started with her grandfather, George Long, who courageously criticized the Ku Klux Klan in his editorials for the Macon Telegraph in the early 1900s. Margaret's mother, Margaret Long, was a progressive journalist who worked at several newspapers in the southern United States. She managed to raise two children mostly on her own while also writing two published...
Dates: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

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