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African Americans -- Segregation -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ancella Bickley, Historian, Research Papers Regarding African-Americans

Collection Number: A&M.4208
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, public service, and life of Ancella Bickley, writer, educator, speaker, and historian. Includes writings, research materials, and more, focusing on the history of African Americans in West Virginia and the black experience in West Virginia. Collected research materials are predominantly facsimiles. Printed formats include correspondence, clippings, interview transcripts, typescript writings, publications, pamphlets, ephemera, speeches, articles, military...

Storer College, Administrative and Operational Records

Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...

West Virginia University, Discrimination Petition

Collection Number: A&M.2043
Overview Petition submitted by "students at West Virginia University" to the "Office of Personnel" dated 18 April 1968 regarding perceived discriminatory practices. The grievances regard issues of open, non-discriminatory housing; discriminatory hiring practices; and membership of University officials in segregated clubs. No specific individuals or incidents are identified.

Writers' Program in West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M.0454
Overview The Writers' Program was a federal New Deal program (1935-1942) that employed jobless individuals with literary and writing skills for the purpose of researching and recording a broad assemblage of information regarding their states and local counties. This collection contains the records of the West Virginia division of the Program, including the following series: 1) Counties, 2) General Material, 3) Folklore, 4) Harpers Ferry, 5) Fact Book, and 6) Writers' Project. The Counties series, the...