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African Americans -- Segregation -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 5 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,...
Dates: 1775-2018 (Includes facsimiles); Majority of material found within 1970-2011

Stephen Capaldo Collection of Material from Southeastern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4534
Scope and Contents Collection includes company pay, union dues book, and training certificates (ca. 1939-1974) pertaining to United Mine Workers of America member Fred Capaldo, an Italian immigrant who worked for Leckie Smokeless Coal Company in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Collection also includes correspondence, photographs, etc., about Gap Mills, Monroe County, WV, as well as a 1906-1907 souvenir program for Bellview School, where Black children of Gap Mills received education. Also contains a brochure...
Dates: ca. 1906-2001

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...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s

West Virginia University, Discrimination Petition

Collection Number: A&M 2043

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.

Dates: 1968

Writers' Program in West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M 0454
Scope and Contents Papers created by the Writers' Program in West Virginia (ca. 1935-1942), a part of the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). For more information regarding this Program, please see the Biographical / Historical Note.The Writers' Program collection is arranged into series established on the basis of topics. This topical arrangement simply emerged from the documentation resulting from the subject-based research assignments delegated to the writers.There are six...
Dates: ca. 1850-1942; Majority of material found within ca. 1935-1942