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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Leatherby Libraries Black History Matters display digital images

 Unprocessed — Folder 2019-02-01_Black_History_display-2019.022.a
Identifier: 2019-022-a

Lorraina Nyanza correspondence

 Collection — Document-box Resource Copies 1
Identifier: 2019-044-wc-r
Overview This collection contains one letter from SSgt. Lorraina Nyanza, USAF to her mother. In the fourteen page letter she details some of her attempts to seek justice for racial mistreatment and harassment in the military while overseas.

Subseries 3. Military, 1970 - 1973

 Sub-Series — Box 2s2, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents This series contains photographs of African-Americans in the military, 1970-1973. Photographs include candid press photographs of high ranking African-American military personnel and military action photographs. The series portrays the signficant roles African-American played in the U.S. military. Notable photographs include Major General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. (highest ranking African-American in U.S. Armed Forces), Captain Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. (first African-American to become an admiral...