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Civil rights demonstrations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Inez Adams papers

Identifier: 003
Scope and Contents The Inez Adams papers document Adams' career as a sociologist and anthropologist.  The collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, field notes, and collected publications, and the collection spans the years 1914 to 1966.  The papers have been arranged into seven series, which are arranged as follows:  Biographical material, correspondence, faculty appointments, field notes, financial records, writings by Inez Adams, and writings collected by Inez Adams.  Items of particular...
Dates: Created: 1914-1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1968

Arnold de Mille papers

Identifier: 600
Scope and Contents Photo journalist Arnold de Mille (1908-1996) spent his career capturing the African American experience for the better part of the twentieth century, as well as recording the African experience during a time of volatility and upheaval. His papers and photographs span this storied career with a significant amount of these materials dedicated to beauty culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and his work for the United Nations. Included are issues from the short-lived ...
Dates: Created: 1942-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2000

Tom Dent papers

Identifier: 117
Scope and Contents The papers of Tom Dent provide a rich documentary source in the areas of African American literature and theater, the Civil Rights Movement, and the society and culture of New Orleans. The collection encompasses 149 linear feet of correspondence, literary manuscripts, oral history interviews, photographs, financial records, and memorabilia generated by one of New Orleans' most treasured poets, playwrights, and oral historians. Dent was a prolific writer of letters, poetry, and...
Dates: Created: 1861-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1998; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1976

Dockum Drug Store Sit-In oral history interviews

Identifier: 737
Content Description These interviews were videotapes, and the tapes were incorporated into an award-winning hour-long program for KPTS called “The Dockum Sit-In: A Legacy of Courage”. The documentary incorporates firsthand accounts from the sit-in participants, Kansas historians, and local civil rights advocates. The video-recorded interviews were also used to create the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum’s exhibit “Standing Up by Sitting-In: The Dockum Sit-In of 1958.” Interviewees include:...
Dates: Other: 2006-2007

Ronnie Moore papers

Identifier: 531
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of photographs (1964-1972) from Moore's involvement with different civil rights activities including the 1965 Voter Registration Drives in Florida, Mississippi, and South Carolina; Economic Development Commission Projects in Mississippi, Maryland and Washington D.C.; conferences; elections; and demonstrations in Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina; and other activities in the South, Connecticut, Indiana, New Hampshire, and Virginia. Photographs...
Dates: Created: 1959-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1972; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1997

William H. Moses Jr. papers

Identifier: 258
Scope and Contents The papers of William H. Moses, Jr., architect, columnist, and founder of the architecture program at the Hampton Institute in Virginia mainly consist of manuscript drafts of his weekly column, “A Dark Point of View,” published in The New Observer and The Carolinian. This column was published from 1969 to 1986 and Moses described it as, “A collection of Black concerns expressed by a Black columnist.” In “A Dark Point of View,”...
Dates: Created: 1943-1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1969-1986; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1989

Vanessa Murphree oral history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2507
Scope and Contents This small oral history collection contains interviews done by Vanessa D. Murphree in 2001 and 2002 with members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Interviews focus on SNCC's use of public relations and communications for the promotion of civil rights. To this end, Murphree interviews members of SNCC's Communications Department, Research Department, and Executive Committee to discuss specific tools and strategies used in their messaging and direct actions. The...
Dates: Created: 2001-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 2001; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/2005

John P. Nelson papers

Identifier: 269
Scope and Contents The papers document Nelson's active participation in the civil rights movement, school integration in New Orleans, and his work as an Assistant District Attorney for Orleans Parish. The papers of John P. Nelson, Jr. measure approximately 7.2 linear feet. There are 1,227 pieces of correspondence dated between 1957 and 1977. The papers also include magazine articles, speeches, a proposal, collected materials, notes, memoranda, agendas, reports, minutes, job descriptions, applications, resumes,...
Dates: Created: 1957-1977; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1973

Dorothy Sterling papers

Identifier: 354
Content Description Dorothy Sterling is a scholar of African American history and has authored many books including Forever Free, Tear Down the Walls!, It Started in Montgomery, Speak Out in Thunder Tones, The Trouble They Seen. Collected items are research and documentary material accumulated for several of her books including those above, as well as Ahead of Her Time: Abby Kelley and the Politics of...
Dates: Other: 1795-1994

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