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African Americans--Civil rights

 Topic
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Vivian Carter Mason Interviews

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 53
Abstract Founding member of the Women’s Council for Interracial Cooperation and an active participant in the Civil Rights movement. Contains transcripts and audiotapes of an interview that documents her life and the Civil Rights movement in Norfolk.
Dates: 1978; Other: Date acquired: 07/19/1982

Norfolk Public Schools Desegregation Collection

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 92
Abstract This collection dating from 1922-2008, contains correspondence, memorandum, depositions, court orders, recollections, statistical testing data, printed material, artifacts, and maps.The bulk of the collection provides a glimpse into the decisions made by the School Board through court documentation and the public sentiment during the integration process in Norfolk. While most of the collection deals with desegregation, it also includes school directories and calendars before and after...
Dates: circa 1922-2008, undated; Other: Date acquired: 12/14/2007

Edith R. White Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 109
Abstract This collection contains of a variety of documents relating to women’s activism and educational activity in the city of Norfolk, Virginia.
Dates: circa 1923-2010, undated; Other: Date acquired: 09/10/2010

Women's Council for Interracial Cooperation Records

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 54
Abstract Founded in 1945 as an interracial organization designed to address concerns with education, health, and housing among the Afro-American community in Norfolk. Predecessor to the Norfolk Human Relations Council. Includes correspondence, newspapers clippings, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and membership lists. Bulk of the organization’s records are in the archives at Norfolk State University.
Dates: 1939-1964, undated; Other: Date acquired: 07/19/1982