Norma Becker papers

Norma Becker papers

Creator Becker, Norma
Description Papers, mainly 1963-1968, relating to the social and political concerns of a New York City school teacher. Included are correspondence, form letters, clippings, flyers, newsletters, and other printed matter relating to the United Federation of Teachers’ “Adopt-a-School” program in Prince Edward County, Virginia, in 1963; its volunteer teaching during the Mississippi Freedom Summer project in 1964; and its support of full integration of New York City schools.
Call number Micro 817
Date from 1961
Date to 1975
Geographic school Prince Edward County, VA
Size 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Access restrictions yes/no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no
Larger collection title
Repository Wisconsin Historical Society; Film
Repository address 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706
Repository contact name Eli Brunett
Repository contact title Microfilm Technician
Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (608) 264-6460
DoveRegion (outside of Virginia)
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    Becker, Norma

o    Public schools–Virginia — Prince Edward County

o    Mississippi Freedom Project

o    Public schools–New York (State)–New York

Types o    Clippings

o    Correspondence

o    Legal documents