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Racism -- United States -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis, 1970-11-19

 Item
Identifier: 2006.003.1.OVRSZ 1.5
Scope and Contents Reprint of James Baldwin's letter to Angela Davis, initially appearing in New York Review of Books. "Dear Sister, One might have hoped that, buy this hour, the very sight of chains on black flesh, or the very sight of chains, would be so intolerable a sight for the American people, and so unbearable a memory, that they would themselves spontaneously rise up and strike off the manacles. But, no, they appear to glory in their chains; now, more than ever, they appear to measure their safety in...
Dates: 1970-11-19

Harold Leventhal proletarian archive, 1885-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-003
Scope and Contents This archive, and its accompanying library, were acquired by Guy Logsdon, then Library Director, in 1977. It is ascribed to Harold Leventhal, who was a folk music manager, handling such musicians as the Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Peter, Paul and Mary and Joan Baez. This archive includes an selection of correspondence of the noted activist Ammon Hennacy as well as biographical materials.
Dates: 1885 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1975

Ku Klux Klan (KKK) collection, 1923-1995

 Item — Box 1: [000023235533]
Identifier: 1993-001
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection consisting of several accessions including: a ledger containing membership records for the Tulsa Klan chapter for the years 1928-1932; pamphlets pertaining to the organization, structure, and rituals of the Klan; typescript of an acceptance speech given by a newly elected Exalted Cyclops [i.e., Chief Officer] for Klan #2, Realm of Oklahoma (circa 1936); membership application forms; robe and supply requisition forms; mimeograph copies of official Ku Klux Klan...
Dates: 1923-1936, 1995