Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1894-08-01
Death 1984-03-28
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Educator.

From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin E. Mays : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527874

Benjamin E. Mays (1895- ), president of Morehouse College during the Atlanta 1960-1961 sit-ins.

From the description of Benjamin Elijah Mays oral history interview, 1978 Nov. 29. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38727125

President of Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., from 1940 until 1967; native of Epworth, in Greenwood County, S.C.

From the description of Benjamin E. Mays vertical files, 1925-1997. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44555754

Educator; interviewee d.1984.

From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin Elijah Mays : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565318

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Subjects:

  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African American college administrators
  • College presidents
  • March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
  • Black power
  • African American executives--Interviews
  • African American universities and colleges
  • African Americans--Civil rights
  • Civil rights movements--History
  • College presidents--Interviews
  • Educational fund raising
  • Educator--Interviews
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • African Americans--Education
  • African American college students
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
  • Executives--Interviews

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Places:

  • Greenwood County (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Montgomery (Ala.) (as recorded)
  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Epworth (as recorded)
  • Atlanta (Ga.) (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Greensboro (N.C.) (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Alabama (as recorded)
  • Georgia--Atlanta (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)