Racism against Black people
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Eric Morton Civil Rights Papers
Papers of an organizer for the Freedom Summer.
FBI Investigation of the Lemuel A. Penn Murder Papers
Obtained from the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act in 1999, these papers document the FBI's investigation into the murder of Lemuel A. Penn. Ku Klux Klan members who murdered him were the first persons convicted under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Harry Harper Papers
Physician and civil rights leader in Fort Madison, IA. Correspondence, speeches, biographical and autobiographical materials, and subject files document both his career and his Civil Rights activism.
North Carolina Civil Rights Photocopy Collection
Scope and Contents The North Carolina Civil Rights Photocopy Collection contains photocopies from another university ranging from 1952 to 1990 which were used by a student and then given to the University of Iowa's Special Collections and University Archives department.This collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings from the The Carolina Times documenting the boycott of local businesses in Durham, North Carolina. Led by the African-American community during the 1960s, the community worked towards applying economic pressure and organizing towards getting rid of segregation and other racist institutions in order to create more equitable conditions. The collection also includes photocopies from a number of other mainstream and local magazines and newspapers related to: opposition of full integration in schools by C.P. Ellis, president of the Durham chapter of the United Klans of America and cochair of the Save Our Schools (S.O.S.) project; demonstrations throughout North...