African Americans -- Civil rights
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Leatherby Libraries Black History Matters display digital images
Unprocessed Material — Folder 2019-02-01_Black_History_display-2019.022.a
Lorraina Nyanza correspondence on military harassment
Collection — Box Cold War 4, Folder: 10, Folder: 1
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.
Dates: 1989 January 26
Subseries 3. Military, 1965 - 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...
Dates: 1965 - 1973