The Resource Assorted African American ephemera, (manuscript)

Assorted African American ephemera, (manuscript)

Label
Assorted African American ephemera, 1954, 1987, n.d
Title
Assorted African American ephemera
Inclusive dates
1954, 1987, n.d
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes by-laws of the Shiny Moon Lodge #244, speech on the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education from Priscilla J. Whiting (President of the Charlottesville Chapter of the NAACP) and an undated handwritten "History by William B. Alwood" summarizing World War I. The text of the speech regarding Brown v. Board of Education discusses the 1987 debate on the differences in the quality of education between Buford and Walker (Charlottesville middle schools). The back of the material on Brown v. Board of Education contains a handwritten poem and notes
Biographical or historical data
Shiny Moon Lodge #244 was the Charlottesville chapter of the Household of Ruth, the female counterpart to the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America. Both organizations are African American mutual aid societies.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Assorted African American ephemera, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
3
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u6219181
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
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