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Segregation in education

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

James E. Blackwell papers

Identifier: 050
Scope and Contents The papers of sociologist and educator Dr. James E. Blackwell provide extensive documentation regarding discrimination and desegregation of higher education institutions and mentoring of Black students, as well as affirmative action, economic and social justice issues in regards to the Black community and other ethnic minorities during the late 20th century. The papers consist of extensive correspondence files documenting Blackwell’s work as the chair of the...
Dates: Created: 1948-2016; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/1990

Raphael Cassimere Jr., papers

Identifier: 712
Content Description The bulk of the collection consists of Cassimere’s records of the activities of the New Orleans Branch of the NAACP and the NAACP Louisiana State Conference of Branches and Youth Councils; convention materials for the annual meeting of the NAACP; local committees and boards including, the Vieux Carré Commission in New Orleans, the Louisiana Black Culture Commission, and the Citizen’s Committee for Equality and Excellence in Louisiana’s Universities. The materials are administrative in...
Dates: Other: 1935-2008

Martinez Kindergarten School records

Identifier: 674
Scope and Contents This collection contains records pertaining to the Martinez Kindergarten School in New Orleans' 7th ward, as well as some materials related to the family of Mildred Martinez, who founded the school in 1934. School records include Orleans Parish School Board requisitions for school supplies (1945-1946) and OPSB reports for lost, sold or returned textbooks (1946, 1949) and delivery forms for books (1945-1947); Louisiana Department of Education lists of library books for the school (1950-1955)...
Dates: Created: 1948-2003; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2004

Anne Pruitt-Logan papers

Identifier: 625
Content Description The Anne Pruitt-Logan papers primarily consist of research materials related to the desegregation of higher education with the Southern Regional Educational Board and the Southern Education Foundation. These materials include research notes, reports, empirical data and correspondence. The collection also contains materials related to Dr. Pruitt-Logan’s work at universities as a lecturer. The university records also contain writings and course materials from her teaching positions, as well as...
Dates: 1950-1994

Save Our Schools records

 Collection — 1 folder
Identifier: 329
Scope and Contents The Save Our Schools records document the efforts by this organization, which was founded in April 1960 to maintain free public education in New Orleans during the integration of the public school system. The collection contains organizational records, as well as newspaper clippings and publications collected by SOS and its members. The bulk of the materials within the Save Our Schools collection spans the years 1957 to 1962, with correspondence dating from 1960 to 1962. The...
Dates: Created: 1957-1963; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1978

Margaret Helen Scott papers

Identifier: 335
Scope and Contents

The Margarett Scott papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings primarily containing aritlces about Scott, and other collected ephemera. The papers also contain photographic slides of Talledega, Alabama. Other materials include the story of early Richland County, Wisconsin, written by Scott and published weekly in "The Richland Observer" in 1975 and, an article on Lone Rock Congregational Church in the area.

Dates: Created: 1936-1977; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

Preston and Bonita Valien Papers

Identifier: 371
Scope and Contents The Preston and Bonita Valien papers are a rich source of documentation generated during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, and extremely strong in documenting their ground breaking sociology research in the areas of African American higher education, housing segregation, public school and public transportation integration, population migration from the south to the north, race relations, as well as women’s health related to birth control and infant mortality. The...
Dates: Created: 1932-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1960; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1969