African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the working papers of James H. Laue, former professor of conflict resolution at George Mason University. Materials include manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, legal documents, and memorabilia.
This collection contains reel-to-reel tapes, as well as duplicates of these reels on cassette and CD of Paul Robeson's 1955 concert performance at Swarthmore, and his 1955 speech, "America to Me, Waterboy."
This collection contains meeting minutes and grant proposals from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as well as correspondence on civil rights and race relations between senators and NAACP members. Many of the materials deal with the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC), issued by Franklin Roosevelt in 1941 as executive order 8802.
The papers document Wilkins' career while he was a professor at George Mason University. The documents include correspondence, publications, and speeches. There are also 14 videotape cassettes with lectures by other Robinson professors and media appearances by Wilkins.