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United States -- Race Relations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis J. Bagley Tuskegee Airmen Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box Resource Copies 1
Identifier: 2019-042-wc-r

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.

Dates: 1944 March 22 - 1944 September 24

Mack E. Franklin First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: 2014-016-w-rd

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.

Dates: 1919-02 - 1919-08

Dayle E. Gibson Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 149, Folder: 4-5, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2018-167-w-r

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.

Dates: 1943 July 25 - 1945 October 26

James Kent thesis

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 1940-1941_James_Kent_thesis-2010.004.a

James Kent thesis

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: 2010-004-r

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.

Dates: 1940-1941; 2010 January 11

Harry B. Lilja Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Folder 2019-008-s-r_Lilja, Harry
Identifier: 2019-008-s-r

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.

Dates: 1943 January 30 - 1945 November 08

Lorraina Nyanza correspondence on military harassment

 Collection — Box Cold War 4, Folder: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-044-w-r

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

Sandra Robbie research materials

Identifier: 2009-029-r

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.

Dates: 2002-2014

Series 2. African American Experiences, 1930 - 1980, bulk: 1960 - 1980

 Series — Box 1s2-3s2, Folder: 1-16
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

United Press International (UPI) Photograph Collection

Identifier: 1980-001-r

Photographs from the United Press International Los Angeles stock photo office. Coverage is approximately 1930-1978 with the bulk of the photographs 1969-1977.

Dates: 1915-1980; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

United Press International (UPI) Photograph Collection

 Digital Record

Don Zuber, Jr. Vietnam War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-183-w-r

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968 August 18 - 1970 March 17