Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993

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Leader of New York Society for Ethical Culture; social reformer.

From the description of Papers, 1934-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488687

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer, lecturer, and leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. A.D. Black died in 1993.

From the guide to the Algernon David Black Papers, [ca. 1932]-1979., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Ethical culture leader, teacher, writer. A.B. Harvard 1923. Religious leader, New York Society for Ethical Culture (1923-1973). Teacher, Ethical Culture Schools (1923-1966). Founder and educational director, Encampment for Citizenship (1946-1964).

From the description of Papers, 1932-1981 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368114

Educator, civil libertarian.

From the description of Reminiscences of Algernon D. Black : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728699

Writer, lecturer, and leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. A.D. Black died in 1993.

From the description of Algernon D. Black papers, [ca. 1932]-1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 467178749

Algernon David Black (1900-1993), a 1923 graduate of Harvard College, was a humanist leader, educator, radio commentator, and writer widely known for his affiliation with the New York Society of Ethical Culture. He also chaired the board of directors of the New York State and national committees against discrimination in housing, and was chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board of the Police Department of the City of New York . From 1950 to 1966, Black served as vice president for the NAACP. In 1963 he was awarded a citation for distinguished citizenship by the City of New York. Black authored various books, including The First Book of Ethics, The Woman of the Wood: A Tale of Old Russia for Children, and Without Burnt Offerings: Ceremonies of Humanism, as well as numerous articles.

From the guide to the Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David). Addresses, 1972-1980., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

Educator, civil rights worker.

From the description of Reminiscences of Algernon David Black : oral history, 1985. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565687

Algernon David Black (1900-1993), a 1923 graduate of Harvard College, was a humanist leader, educator, radio commentator, and writer widely known for his affiliation with the New York Society of Ethical Culture. He also chaired the board of directors of the New York State and national committees against discrimination in housing, and was chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board of the Police Department of the City of New York. From 1950 to 1966, Black served as vice president for the NAACP. In 1963 he was awarded a citation for distinguished citizenship by the City of New York. Black authored various books, including The First Book of Ethics, The Woman of the Wood: A Tale of Old Russia for Children, and Without Burnt Offerings: Ceremonies of Humanism, as well as numerous articles.

From the guide to the Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David). Papers, 1932-1972., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

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referencedIn Papers, 1880-1990. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993. Algernon D. Black papers, [ca. 1932]-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Boas, Ernst Phillip, 1891-1955. Papers, 1907-1980. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Fahs, Sophia Lyon, 1876-1978. Papers, 1903-1990 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (1950- ). Archives 1945-1974. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn John Collier papers, 1910-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing. Archives. 1945-198? Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Collier papers Yale University Library
referencedIn Ernst P. Boas Papers, ca. 1907-1955 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993. Papers, 1934-1986. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Algernon David Black Papers, [ca. 1932]-1979. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-. Papers, 1932-1981 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993. Reminiscences of Algernon David Black : oral history, 1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David). Addresses, 1972-1980. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993. Reminiscences of Algernon D. Black : oral history, 1978. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David). Papers, 1932-1972. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Walter Francis White and Poppy Cannon papers Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Baldwin, Roger Nash, 1884- person
associatedWith Boas, Ernst Phillip, 1891-1955. person
associatedWith Citizens Committee for Harlem. corporateBody
associatedWith Collier, John, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Encampment for Citizenship, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Fahs, Sophia Lyon, 1876-1978. person
associatedWith Lowenstein, Allard K. (Allard Kenneth), 1929-1980. person
associatedWith Merritt, Russell, person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing. corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (1950- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Police Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Society for Ethical Culture. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Society for Ethical Culture. corporateBody
associatedWith Paskin, David, person
associatedWith Society for Ethical Culture. corporateBody
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
associatedWith White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955. person
associatedWith Work Camps for Democracy. corporateBody
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African Americans--Societies, etc
Social justice
Internal security
Minorities
Radio programs
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights workers--Interviews
Civil rights
Social service
African Americans--Segregation
Housing
Fascism
Liberalism
Ethics--Societies, etc
African Americans--Social conditions
Labor and laboring classes
Discrimination in housing
Ethical culture movement
Housing policy
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Civil rights workers
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Death 1993

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