West Virginia -- Race relations
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Racial Understanding Conference, Records
Collection Number: A&M 0923
Overview A symposium at Jackson's Mill sponsored and conducted by the WVU Office of International Programs. The conference was aimed at removing social inhibitions and promoting significant interaction between white, black and international students attending colleges in West Virginia. The three day event consisted of sessions devoted to guest speakers and group discussions about the then current state of racial tensions in the United States and how to alleviate them. Included are participant...
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
Storer College Correspondence, Business Papers and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M 2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...
West Virginia Human Rights Commission, Papers
Collection Number: A&M 2237
Scope and Contents Papers of the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, mainly the papers of Commissioner Thomas Drake, who served from 1965 to 1971. Includes annual reports (1961-1970), reports concerning pending legislation, Bulletins (1966-1968), various reports from other states and agencies, complaints heard by the Commission (1967-1970), minutes of the Commission (1967-1971); and commission correspondence (1967-1971). Includes the galley proof of a book compiled by Professor Drake entitled, "Human...