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United States -- Race relations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

American Missionary Association archives addenda

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 001-1
Scope and Contents The 1969 addendum and later addenda to the American Missionary Association archives are mostly twentieth century in scope, covering two main subject areas. The first is the association's numerous schools. These are considered "field" records, or, the fruits of the Association's missionary work outside of its New York City office. The Addendum is divided into three series: Series 1 covers field-related work, mainly the AMA schools; Series 2 covers projects that were run directly form the New...
Dates: Created: 1849-1991; Other: Date acquired: 03/31/1969

Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 368-05-002-309
Scope and Contents The Race Relations Department was established in 1942 to define problem areas related to race relations in the United States, to develop programs and techniques designed to promote constructive action, and to work toward relieving areas of tension utilizing, wherever possible, local resources. Population movements during World War II had created pressure points in several cities. Race riots occurred with alarming frequency and the newly organized department attempted to alleviate or prevent...
Dates: Created: 1943-1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1970

Lillian W. Voorhees papers

Identifier: 375
Scope and Contents The Lillian Welch Voorhees papers consist of 21.7 linear feet of items typical of the life of a 20th century educator. The collection also reflects Voorhees's literary and theatrical interests with examples of her own writings, as well as those of her students. Correspondence, 1900-1973 (ca. 8450 items), comprises the largest part of Voorhees's papers. Her literary efforts, 1907-71, are another large section. These include bibliographies; articles; a fragmentary autobiography and...
Dates: Created: 1892-1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1970

Vernon J. Williams papers

Identifier: 623
Content Description Dr. Vernon J. Williams received a Ph.D in American civilization from Brown University and teaches history at Purdue University. He has written several books and has served as editor of the New England Journal of Black Studies. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles and several publications written by Williams. The 2008 addendum to his papers contains correspondence, writings by Williams and materials documenting his teaching. The 2014...
Dates: Other: 1979-2014