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Affirmative action programs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Turner Bharucha-Reid papers

 Collection — 25 Volumes
Identifier: 047
Scope and Contents The papers document the professional life of African American mathematician and researcher Albert Turner Bharucha-Reid and include correspondence, writings, research materials, and documentation on his involvement in professional conferences and organizations, as well as his work as a university professor spanning from the early 1950's to 1985. The papers contain general correspondence with mathematicians around the world and correspondence related to his role as editor and associate editor...
Dates: Created: 1950-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1985; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1985

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

Lloyd Davis papers

Identifier: 114
Scope and Contents The collection encompasses of 32.47 linear feet spanning over fifty years detailing Davis' work for equal rights in housing, minority employment and fair business practices, and urban renewal. The collection also documents the Roman Catholic Church's role in civil rights during the 1950s and 1960, as well as organizations working in human rights and intergroup relations. Davis carried out these efforts while employed by several organizations including the Catholic Interracial Council of...
Dates: Created: 1939-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1966-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1972

Timothy Harvey papers

Identifier: 172
Content Description Timothy Harvey was a management consultant who worked for better job training for African Americans and Puerto Ricans in an effort to promote affirmative action in national corporations. He was the director of Timothy Harvey and Associates, Inc. Although he was born in Sylvester, Georgia, he spent most of his life in New Jersey, except for a tour of duty with the U.S.  Navy from which he was discharged in 1946. He attended Oregon State and later graduated from  Michigan State in which he ...
Dates: Other: 1945-1978

Benjamin Hooks papers

Identifier: 187
Content Description The collection documents Hooks time as the first African American commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 1972 to 1978. Hooks was interested in addressing the lack of minority ownership in the television and radio industry, as well as minority employment in the broadcasting industry. He was also interested in breaking down stereotypical depictions of Blacks by the media. The bulk of the collection contains the correspondence, reports, and dockets generated during his...
Dates: Other: 1968-1987

Parson v. Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation records

Identifier: 288
Scope and Contents The Parson v. Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation records document an employment racial discrimination lawsuit filed by African American workers at the Kaiser Aluminum plant in Chalmette, Louisiana in 1967. The collection spans 1951-1985, and includes the years leading up to the case and the decades that followed, as the case went through various court systems. The collection consists of court records from Orleans Parish District Court and the Fifth Circuit Appeals Court....
Dates: Created: 1951-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1967-1985; Other: Date acquired: 08/22/1985

Joseph A. Pierce papers

Identifier: 299
Scope and Contents The papers of mathematician Joseph A. Pierce, encompasses personal and professional materials documenting his life in academia, as a mathematics professor and as a university administrator. The collection contains correspondence, university records such as report cards and degrees, financial records, ephemera, reports, proposals, publications, and notes. Much of his collection deals with issues in higher education during the civil rights era and briefly touches on the unrest at Texas...
Dates: Created: 1928-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1989