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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 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

Greta de Jong collection

Identifier: 585
Content Description Collection consists solely of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) file reports on various organizations and incidents in specific geographic areas: Louisiana Farmers Union, Communist Party of Louisiana, Southern Gentlemen, Deacons for Defense and Justice, Iberville Parish school desegregation, Citizens Council of Louisiana, Original Knights of the Ku Klux Klan of Louisiana, St. Helena Parish school desegregation, and of African Americans who were beaten while registering to vote in...
Dates: Other: 1941-1970

Armand Derfner papers

Identifier: 450
Content Description

Armand Derfner is an attorney in Charleston, South Carolina. His papers include case files related to the Alabama higher education desegregation cases, John Knight, et al. v. State of Alabama and United States v. State of Alabama.

Dates: Other: 1967-2000

Carmen Morial collection

Identifier: 2466
Content Description This collection consists of a booklet, "Facts and Finances, New Orleans Public Schools 1959-1960," which provides salary, enrollment, staff, demographic, and other statistical information the year before New Orleans Public Schools were desegregated. The collection also includes a 1948 photograph of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, the first African American to apply to and enroll in the University of Oklahoma Law School, with Dean of Admissions J. E. Fellows, Amos T. Hall of the Tulsa NAACP, and...
Dates: Other: 1948-1960

NAACP, Office of Field Director of Louisiana records

Identifier: 261
Scope and Contents The records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Louisiana State Field Office consist of 21 linear feet of documents.  The largest portion of the collection is comprised of correspondence; the remainder of the collection consists of reports, press releases, minutes, newsletters, complaints, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The correspondence in the collection is arranged chronologically and consists primarily of letters written to and by the NAACP...
Dates: Created: 1964-1976; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1977

James Sedalia Peters II papers

Identifier: 296
Content Description The papers of prominent psychologist James S. Peters, whose work as a research assistant during WWII helped to desegregate the US Navy, a contribution formally recognized when Peters was inducted into the first class of the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame in 2005. His papers contain correspondence, writings, reports, clippings, book reviews, speeches, vitae, manuscripts, legal papers, financial records, various collected items and collected publications and various ephemera pertaining to...
Dates: 1928-2002

Raymond J. Pitts papers

Identifier: 301
Scope and Contents The papers of Raymond J. Pitts follow Pitts' career as a mathematics educator, dean, and administrator. Correspondence, questionnaires, evaluations, reports, and overhead transparencies related to modern mathematics are included from his time as a mathematics instructor, with the majority of the materials related to Pitt’s work as a school administrator. This includes his roles as director of a mathematics project for the Santa Barbara County Schools Education Service Center, Director of the...
Dates: Created: 1956-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1972; Other: Date acquired: 08/18/2011

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

Elizabeth and Walter Rogers Collection

 Collection — 2 Folders
Identifier: 2261
Scope and Contents This collection includes printed broadsides, correspondence, newsletters, pamphlets, and collected material of New Orleans activists Elizabeth Cousins Rogers and Walter Rogers. Of interest is correspondence and materials related to Elizabeth Rogers and the Citizens Memorial Committee’s efforts to commemorate the contributions of the New Orleans Four, Ruby Bridges, Leona Tate, Gail Etienne, and Tessie Prevost, the 20th anniversary of New Orleans school desegregation event, and...
Dates: Created: 1969-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1980-1983; Other: Date acquired: 07/17/1982

Ronald Rousseve papers

Identifier: 457
Content Description Ronald Rousseve, the son of Charles and Mildred Rousseve, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned degrees from Xavier University in New Orleans and at the University of Notre Dame before teaching at Prairie View College, Seattle University, the University of Washington, and the University of Oregon, where he was a professor of education and counseling psychology.  The collection includes articles written by Dr. Rousseve on the topics of education and desegregation, news clippings about...
Dates: Other: 1960-1987