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Race relations

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

William Arthur Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0119
Overview Papers of an African-American artist and minister of Charlotte's Clinton Metropolitan AME Zion Church during the 1930s. Includes correspondence and clippings, primarily relating to his attempts to gain recognition as an artist and arranging lectures and exhibits; reports on his lecture tours; the manuscript of and material relating to his book A Portrayal of Negro Life (1936); photographs; and financial information on AME Zion churches in the Charlotte District (1938-39).
Dates: 1918 - 1941; 1930 - 1939

Harold Pulley [2], 2012 June 26

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0085
Scope and Contents In this second of four interviews, Harold Pulley, UNC Charlotte alumnus, recounts his college and military careers, discussing his time at Livingstone College, Gaston Technical Institute, and UNC Charlotte, as well as in the Navy Reserve and the Air Force. He comments on feelings in the local African-American community about UNC Charlotte, particularly in relation to Johnson C. Smith University, and describes his student experience at UNC Charlotte, including coursework, social connections,...
Dates: 2012 June 26

Harold Pulley [3], 2012 July 18

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0086
Scope and Contents In this third of four interviews, Mr. Harold Pulley discusses his student experience at UNC Charlotte during the late 1960s and his connection to the civil rights movement in North Carolina. He describes Bonnie Cone’s manner of speaking and interacting with students, and comments on how she handled race issues on campus. He also describes the faculty as a whole, recalling both acceptance and latent racism or anti-semitism among various members of the faculty. Specific faculty he describes are...
Dates: 2012 July 18

Frank O. Sherrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0405
Overview The collection primarily consists of newspaper clippings and letters collected by Frank O. Sherrill. Sherrill was the co-founder of the S&W Cafeteria chain, which, like many other restaurants in the South during the time, denied service to black patrons through the early 1960s. By 1963, civil rights supporters pushed for desegregation of public accommodations throughout the South. S&W faced pressure from the public and from civil rights organizations to desegregate their restaurants,...
Dates: 1963

Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0373
Overview Papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, radio broadcast transcripts and sound recordings of Dr. Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross, a minister in the AME Zion Church, editor of the Charlotte Post, and civil rights leader in Charlotte, NC from the 1930s until his death in 1971.
Dates: 1927 - 1971