Racism -- United States -- History.
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
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...
Harold Leventhal proletarian archive, 1885-1978
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
Content Description This is an artificial collection, consisting of several accessions over a period of years. Items include 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 and carbon copy typescript of an acceptance speech given by a newly elected Exalted Cyclops Realm of Oklahoma (c1936); membership applications; robe and supply requisitions; mimeograph copies of 11 official Ku...
Dates: 1869 - 1995