Blacks -- Segregation
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 291 black and white, 3 x 5-inch photographic prints depicting life at Camp Atterbury, Indiana in the midst of World War II. Three of the images have copies. The photographs were taken by William J. Moriarty, Sr., a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, as part of his duties for the U.S. Signal Corps while he was stationed there in 1943. The images demonstrate the daily activities of camp life and training, as well as social events, and depict racial...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a typed 152 page memoir by Faburn E. DeFrantz circa 1952. Written for his first two grandchildren, Kathy and David, he relates his early life in Topeka, Kansas and his many experiences while working for the Senate Avenue YMCA in Indianapolis, Indiana. DeFrantz also discusses his stand against the Ku Klux Klan, his opposition to segregation in public schools, segregated housing at state universities, the 'policycrats', and his retirement.
Dates: circa 1952
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the meeting minutes, publications, by-laws, and annual reports for the Marion County Coordinators of Integrated Education and the Community Desegregation Advisory Council in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1971 to 1999. It also includes newspaper clippings, court cases involving desegregation, and videotapes involving "African Centered Education."
Collection — Folder SP121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, and postcards from the Vincennes Public Library in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1930 regarding local and library events, displays, parade floats, and library programs such as book week and summer reading.One of the photographs shows one of two little girls wearing blackface. They are dressed up as the characters Topsy and Eva from the titular vaudeville play and 1927 film, based loosely on Harriet...