Found 9 collections related to United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 236
9.6 linear feet
Business executive, psychologist, educator, writer. Clark was an expert witness regarding the psychological effect of segregation in education for the landmark Brown v. Kansas Board of Education case, 1954. Clark also founded and directed the... more
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 232
2.5 linear feet
Civil rights leader and President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Randolph died in 1979. Speeches, statements, and press releases related to A. Philip Randolph and his work with the labor movement, international and national politics,... more
Council on Interracial Books for Children
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 438
23 linear feet
National organization devoted to creating bias-free textbooks and children's literature by examining material for signs of racism, sexism, and ageism. Bradford Chambers was the director. Bradford Chamber's office files and working papers created... more
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... more
Lane, Layle, 1893-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 54
.2 linear feet
High school teacher and civil rights advocate in New York City. Correspondence, political files, and printed material documenting Lane's opposition to racial discrimination and war. Includes letters from World War II soldiers relating to... more
Kennedy, Stetson
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3548
Research files on organizations, individuals, and subjects collected for Kennedy's books, I RODE WITH THE KU KLUX KLAN (1954) and SOUTHERN EXPOSURE (1946), and newspaper and magazine articles. Includes correspondence, transcripts of articles,... more
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-972
Case files from the Louisiana Civil Rights Congress including pamphlets, legal transcripts and briefs, press releases, news clippings, and correspondence which documents the legal activities of the Congress, particularly its attempt to secure... more
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4463
Collection primarily relates to Pickens' work as NAACP Field Secretary and Director of Branches, and contains a great deal of correspondence with NAACP officials. Of interest is material chronicling Pickens' and the NAACP's involvement in the... more
Papanek, Ernst
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2333
23 linear feet (42 boxes)
Ernst Papanek (1900-1973) was an Austrian-born child psychologist and educator known for his work with refugee children during and after World War II and for his involvement in socialist parties in Europe and the United States. Collection consists... more
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