Wilberforce University records, 1855-2005.
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Weston was president of the Board of World's Fair Mangagers for the State of Michigan. From the description of Books concerning the World's Columbian Exposition belonging to I. M. Weston. [n.d.] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79152856 The World's Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, was organized in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in America. The fairgrounds, open from May 1, 1893 until October 30...
Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...
Lawyer, Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor, and senator from Ohio. From the description of Letter, 1964 Oct. 30. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41283828 Governor of Ohio, 1945-1947 and 1949-1957; U.S. Senator, 1957-1968. From the description of Autograph, [ca. 1950]. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12719654 ...
In 1887 Ohio General Assembly enacted legislation that created a Combined Normal and Industrial Department at Wilberforce University to provide teacher training for blacks, to inaugurate technical training programs, and to stabilize these programs for minority students by assuring a financial base similar to that of other state-supported institution; although "open to all applicants of good and moral character" it was clear that the department and its successors were designed to serve the educat...
Blyden was an African American author and activist. From the description of Letter and newspaper clipping, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80219161 ...
Wilberforce University has its beginnings in a 28 Sept. 1853 meeting, during which the Cincinnati Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church agreed to fund a coeducational college for African-American people of the state to be called Ohio African University and to be located in Tawas Springs, Ohio. Chartered as Wilberforce University in 1856, enrollment reached 207 people, and second year collegiate instruction was offered. Because of financial difficulties due to the Civil War (1861-1865), th...
The AFL and CIO merged in 1955 as an umbrella organization for skilled trade and industrial unions. Its regional office in Baltimore represented worker interests against this railroad merger. From the description of AFL-CIO response to merger of Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads, 1962-1963. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 238572652 Created by merger of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955. ...