Harris, Sheldon H.

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  • 1928 August 22: Born, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949: A.B. (cum laude), Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York)
  • 1950: A.M., Harvard University
  • 1955: Married Sheila J. Black
  • 1957 - 1958 : Instructor in history, Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York)
  • 1958: Ph.D., Columbia University, New York
  • 1958 - 1963 : Associate professor of social science, Bradford Durfee College of Technology (now Southeastern Massachusetts University), Bradford, Massachusetts
  • 1962: Recipient, Roger Benjamin Foundation Award
  • 1963 - 1964 : Recipient, American Council of Learned Societies research grant
  • 1963 - 1966 : Assistant professor, California State University, Northridge
  • 1966: Visiting professor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 1966 - 1969 : Associate professor, California State University, Northridge
  • 1969 - 1991 : Professor of history, California State University, Northridge
  • 1971: Recipient, American Philosophical Society grant for research in England
  • 1972: Author, Paul Cuffe: Black America and the African Return Author, President Johnson's Decision to Intervene in Vietnam
  • 1973: Author, Prohibition
  • 1979: Author, Blue's Who's Who: A Biographical Dictionary of Blues Singers
  • 1986: Author, I Remember: Eighty Years of Black Entertainment, Big Bands, and the Blues: An Autography
  • 1994: Author, Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfare, 1932-1945, and the American Cover-Up
  • 1996: Author,Writers Directory
  • 2002 August 31: Died, Los Angeles, California

From the guide to the Sheldon H. Harris Papers, 1942-2002, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

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