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Southern States -- Race relations.

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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: Created: 1958-1964

Roscoe Giffin Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.23

Roscoe Giffin was a member of the faculty of Berea College from 1949 until his death in January of 1962. He served as chairman of the Department of Sociology.  For the last two years of his life, he was on leave of absence, to serve with the American Friends Service in Philidelphia.

Dates: Created: 1929-1963

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

Willis D. Weatherford, Sr. Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.56

Willis D. Weatherford, Sr., was president of the Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, N.C., 1906-1944; president of the Y.M.C.A. Graduate School, Nashville, 1919-1946; trustee of Berea College, Berea, Ky., 1916-ca. 1962; faculty member of Fisk University, 1936-1946; director of the Southern Appalachian Studies Project, 1956-1968; and lifelong student of race relations in the South.

Dates: Created: c. 1915-1970