Virginia Council on Human Relations. Charlottesville-Albemarle Chapter

Virginia Council on Human Relations. Charlottesville-Albemarle Chapter

Creator Virginia Council on Human Relations. Charlottesville-Albemarle Chapter
Description Correspondence, minutes, speeches, bylaws, financial records, membership lists, surveys, newsletters, and clippings, relating chiefly to desegregation of public schools, fair housing, and equal employment opportunity, and also to Homeward Bound for returning Vietnam veterans, voter registration, school curricula reform, and prison reform. Includes correspondence, minutes, bylaws, financial statements, press releases, and publications of the State board of directors and executive committee; and material from Virginia Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, Southern Regional Council, Citizens for Superior Albemarle Schools, PTA, NAACP, Anti-Defamation League, and President’s Committee on Equal Employment. Correspondents include Harry F. Byrd, Sr., Lyndon B. Johnson, Thurgood Marshall, A. Willis Robertson, and Howard W. Smith.
Call number MS 81-386
Date from 1955
Date to 1970
Geographic school Charlottesville, Albemarle County
Size 3200 items
Access restrictions yes/no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no
Larger collection title
Repository University of Virginia Library, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Repository address P.O. Box 400110, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4110
Repository contact name Nicole Bouch
Repository contact title Director, Special Collections
Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (434) 243-1776
DoveRegion region7
Subjects o    African American students

o    African Americans–Civil rights

o    African Americans–Segregation

o    Public schools

o    Race relations

o    School children

o    School closings

o    School integration

o    School integration–Massive Resistance movement

o    Segregation in education

o    Virginia Equal Employment Opportunity Committee

o    Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

o    Parents’ and teachers’ associations

o    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

o    B’nai B’rith. Anti-defamation League

o    Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

Types o    Clippings

o    Correspondence

o    Legal documents

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