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African Americans -- Segregation.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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 establishment of the Goode Professorship of Black and Appalachian Studies at Berea College. View Video...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1989

James McBride Dabbs Audio Reference Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0142 SAA 142

James McBride Dabbs was a well-known author and prominent southern liberal during the age of segregation. He was a South Carolina plantation owner, Presbyterian Church elder, and author of The Southern Heritage and Who Speaks for the South. He also served as president of the Southern Regional Council and was a member of the Committee of Southern Churchmen and the Southern Student Organizing Committee.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1958-1964

Kentucky Day Law and Berea College

Identifier: RG 13-13.06
Abstract The Day Law, "An Act to Prohibit White and Colored Persons from Attending the Same School," was signed into law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by Governor J.C.W. Beckham in March 1904. The law effectively forced Berea College, the only integrated college in Kentucky, to segregate. As the bill was being debated in the Kentucky House of Representatives Committee on Education, two groups came to Frankfort to lobby the legislators. One group was led...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1904-2005