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Civil rights movements -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0233
Overview The collection consists of papers generated primarily by Kelly M. Alexander, junior, as a result of his work with the NAACP at the local, state and national levels. Other papers in this collection were generated by Mrs. Margaret Alexander (widow of Kelly M. Alexander, senior), and Alfred Alexander (Kelly junior's brother) in his capacity as president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Chapter of the NAACP. The collection contains a wide variety of documentation concerning nearly all aspects of the...
Dates: 1953 - 2008

Steve Crump documentary films

 Collection
Identifier: MS0609
Overview Steve Crump was born in 1957 in Louisville, Kentucky. This collection is comprised of seventy-five digital video files of documentary films.
Dates: 1957 - 2019

H. Parry Bliss, Jr., 2015 October 22

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-BL0113
Scope and Contents In this interview H. Parry Bliss, Jr., alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, shares memories of his time as a student at the university, particularly of his senior year in 1969. He recalls his impressions of Bonnie Cone and recounts an interaction between her and Stokely Carmichael during an event Mr. Carmichael held on UNC Charlotte’s campus. He comments on civil rights at the university, the decision to bring fraternities and football to UNC Charlotte, particular faculty...
Dates: 2015 October 22

Harold Pulley [4], 2012 August 29

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0087
Scope and Contents In this fourth of four interviews, Mr. Harold Pulley resumes where he left off in the previous interview discussing Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, specifically regarding the reaction at UNC Charlotte. He traces the history of black uprisings, describes the racial climate in New England, and contrasts Charlotte and Boston, both in terms of general culture and specifically of the black communities in each city. He discusses Dr. King’s dissertation and its effect on his own perspective as...
Dates: 2012 August 29