The reminiscences of Will W. Alexander [microform]. [1952]


The reminiscences of Will W. Alexander [microform]. [1952]

Authority on race relations. Topics include: childhood and education; Vanderbilt University; ministry, Methodist Church South, 1901-17; WWI; race riots; beginning work in race relations, Commission on Interracial Cooperation, 1919-30; lynching; Ku Klux Klan; Atlanta University merger; Dillard University, acting president, 1931-35; Resettlement Administration, 1935-36; Greenbelt towns; Great Plains; subsistence homesteads; Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, Farm Security Administration, 1937; Julius Rosenwald Fund; Fair Employment Practices Committee; organizing the American Council on Race Relations; impressions of C.B. Baldwin, John Fischer, Sidney Hillman, President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Julius Rosenwald, Frank Tannenbaum, Mr. and Mrs. Rexford G. Tugwell, Henry Wallace, and others.

733 leaves.

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