Lucius Moody Bristol Papers 1940-1946
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The original campus plans for the University of Florida at Gainesville were developed by the firm of Edwards & Walter. Edwards & Walter were contracted to design and layout the campus buildings in 1905. Additional plans were developed by the firm's successor, Edward and Sayward. In 1925, Rudolph Weaver, Director of the University's School of Architecture, assumed the position of Architect for the Board of Control and was responsible for campus planning throughout the state. ...
Educator. Born in Castle Creek, New York, May 21, 1872. Educated at Wesleyan University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Boston University School of Theology, and Harvard University. Taught at Tufts College, Brown University, and the University of West Virginia and was active in social welfare work. Bristol came to the University of Florida in 1920 to head the Department of Sociology and Economics. Bristol served as head of the department until his retir...
The Commission on Interracial Cooperation was founded in 1918 by a group of prominent blacks and whites who wished to address the social, political, and economic problems facing African Americans. Incorporated in 1929 in Georgia, the Commission consisted of state and local committees throughout the South. Will W. Alexander, a white Methodist minister served as director for twenty-five years. The organization was dissolved in 1944 and succeeded by the Southern Regional Council. From t...