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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Blacks at Berea

Identifier: RG 13-13.07
Scope and Contents

A collection of materials documenting the history of blacks at Berea College as well as race relations at the College. Materials include clippings, notes, writings, correspondence, College memorandum and notices, and other.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1836-1972

Blount County Black History Project -Then and Now as Told by Those Who Lived It

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0157
Abstract Charles Pride, Dorothy Kincaid, and Jo Davenport formed CDJ Media Productions to conduct and record interviews with black Blount County residents who helped shape the community during and after the integration of the schools in 1969. Their idea for collecting interviews was formed in 2007 when they identified an urgency to preserve, in an accurate and positive way, Blount County’s rich black history. Their work resulted in “Blount County’s Black History — As Told by Those Who Lived It — Then...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1959 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2015

Henry Levy Parker Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.34
Abstract The first African-American Campus Minister at Berea College, Henry Levy Parker committed much of his career to bettering the lives of communities in the South and as a proponent of social change. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey in 1921, Parker received the Bachelor of Arts from Gordon College in 1949. He attended Harvard Divinity School from 1952 to 1955. He was ordained as a minister in the Episcopal Church, first as a deacon in 1955 and then a priest in 1957. He went on to pastor Episcopal...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1979