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Appalachian Region -- Race relations.

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

African American Social Conditions

 File — Box 2, Folder: 12
Identifier: Folder 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains news releases, reports, brochures, flyers, small published and unpublished items, and other ephemeral materials documenting the history, events, customs and social lives of peoples in the Appalachian region of the United States.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1968-2000

Berea College Blacks in Appalachia Symposium Collection, 1989

Identifier: RG 11-11.07
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of recordings documenting the event Blacks in Appalachia - From Invisibility to Importance: A Symposium, Seminar, and Celebration held at Berea College, May 19-20, 1989.  The event marked the inaugural observation of the Goode Professorship of Black and Appalachian Studies at Berea College. This professorship was made possible by a gift to Berea College by Roland and Dorothy Goode, Berea College alumnae. The Goode Professor for 1989 was William H. Turner. Berea...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1989

Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education

Identifier: RG 05-5.57
Abstract In 2011, the Berea College Board of Trustees authorized the establishment of the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education. In keeping with the desires of the Board of Trustees and the mission of Berea College founders, it is the goal of the Center to strive to align external campus norms with the College’s internal and historic commitment to interracial education so they function in a mutually supportive manner. It is therefore the mission of the Carter G. Woodson Center for...
Dates: Created: 2013-

Fifth National Festival of Black Storytelling Collection, 1987

Identifier: RG 11-11.06
Scope and Contents This collection contains video recordings documenting the Fifth National Festival of Black Storytelling held at Berea College, November 12-14, 1987. Features of the event included concurrent storytelling sessions for various ages, the Second National Liars Contest, an informal "Swapping Ground" for storytellers, and scholarly lectures on the status of blacks in Appalachia.Among the fifteen master storytellers participating in the festival were Mary Carter Smith and Linda...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1987

Southern Regional Council Appalachian Desegregation Survey Records

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0055 SAA 055
Abstract In 1954 the Southern Regional Council (SRC) contacted Berea College professor of sociology Roscoe Giffin proposing that he survey attitudes in southern Appalachia about the U. S. Supreme Court's recent desegregation decision, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.  Giffin declined; however, he recommended a Berea colleague in the Economics and Business department, Robert Menefee for the work.  Giffin's recommendation was accepted, and Menefee was...
Dates: Created: 1953-1954