United States -- Race Relations
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains scans of two letters from A/C Ellis J. Bagley, USAAF to his cousin Mary Harrison while training with the Tuskegee Airmen during the Second World War. Also included is one scan of a letter signed by twenty of the Tuskegee Airmen on the subject of racial discrimination and violation of expressed war department policies, original located at the National Archives.
This collection contains correspondence from Pvt. Mack E. Franklin, USA to Laura Stanley, his friend's cousin's wife, during the First World War. Of particular note are letters pertaining to racial tensions.
This collection contains correspondence to and from Pvt. Dayle E. Gibson, USA during the Second World War. The letters written by Gibson were sent to Hattie M. Newman. The letters sent to Gibson were written by his friend, Luther Mayers.
This collection contains an original (second) copy of James Kent's master's thesis from the University of Oregon. The thesis is titled "Segregation of Mexican school children in Southern California" and the research was used as evidence against him and the Orange County schools during the Mendez v. Westminster trial.
This collection contains correspondence sent from Sgt. Harry B. Lilja, USMC to his wife Margaret Lilja. The remainder of the collection contains correspondence from Margaret to Sgt. Lilja as well as correspondence between Sgt. Lilja and various authors.
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.
This collection contains mainly reproductions with some original materials covering the 1930s to 2014. These are Sandra Robbie’s research materials regarding the Mendez v. Westminster desegregation case.
This series of photographs addresses significant events and people in Black American history from the 1930s through the 1970s. A number of photos address desegregation, the civil rights movement, and the Black Panthers.
Photographs from the United Press International Los Angeles stock photo office. Coverage is approximately 1930-1978 with the bulk of the photographs 1969-1977.
This collection contains letters and photographs from Sgt. Don Zuber, Jr., USA during the Vietnam War. The collection also includes four letters from SP5 Jon M. Young, USA.