Charles H. Bynum papers, 1938-1972.


Bynum, Charles H. (Charles Hudson), 1905-1996. Charles H. Bynum papers, 1938-1972.

Charles H. Bynum papers, 1938-1972.

The Charles H. Bynum Papers document his work with the March of Dimes as well as other activities. The Biographical series includes an interview with Bynum done in 1988. The March of Dimes series contains scattered documentation concerning his work on behalf of the organization, including travel planner that documents the range and extend of his work, and names of individuals and black institutions, 1938-1958, that received scholarships and grants to conduct research on infantile paralysis/polio. The Capitalization of "Negro" series consists principally of letters to editors of Texas newspapers advocating for the capitalization during the 1930s.

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