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Minorities -- Education

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

James Egert Allen papers

Identifier: 010
Scope and Contents The James Egert Allen papers occupy 18.1 linear feet of material about Allen's life as an educator, community activist and civil rights advocate. Having been a resident of Manhattan for over a half century, much of Allen's collection reflects his educational and community involvements in New York. The collection is arranged into six groups of materials that include correspondence, greeting cards, telegrams, invitations, programs, photographs, reports, minutes, recreation and...
Dates: Created: 1917-1976; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1974

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

Harlan Paul Douglass papers

Identifier: 131
Content Description The Harlan Paul Douglass papers consists of approximately 400 items, 3 reels of microfilm, and 4 volumes. The papers include correspondence; clippings; biographical data; family histories by Douglass' mother, Maria Greene Douglass, and father, Truman Orville Douglass; photographs; wills; honors and tributes; an appreciation book; writings; and a scrapbook. The items relate to Douglass' school days, his career with the American Missionary Association and his retirement. Included among the...
Dates: Other: 1889-1966

James H. Hargett papers

Identifier: 490
Scope and Contents The papers of Reverend Dr. James Hester Hargett document his civil rights and social action driven ministries in Hawaii, California, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. The key topics covered in this collection are civil rights, community advocacy, social justice, missionary travels, multi-ethnic churches and transitional communities, race relations, and the recruitment of African American men and women into Christian service. The main strengths are Hargett's commitment towards diversifying...
Dates: Created: 1955-2007; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1995

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

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

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

Office of the Executive Vice President of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 368-02-368
Scope and Contents The United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (UCBHM) was an autonomous but recognized instrumentality of the United Church of Christ (UCC) that functioned as the administrative body of the United Church of Christ's home missions and services (1962-2000). The UCBHM formed in 1962 by the union of the Board of Home Missions of the Congregational Christian Churches and the Board of National Missions of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and continued the corporations and the work of...
Dates: Created: 1926-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1958-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1979

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