Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956.

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Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956.

Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956.

Collection documents Charles Spurgeon Johnson's career at Fisk University as professor of sociology, director of the Department of Social Science, director of the Race Relations Department and university president.

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Fisk University

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Established as Fisk Free Colored School in Nashville, Tenn., in Dec. 1865 by John Ogden, Rev. Erastus Milo Caravath, and Rev. Edward P. Smith; named in honor of Gen. Clinton B. Fisk, assistant commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau for Tennessee and Kentucky, who provided the new institution with facilities and contributed over $30,000 to the school; opened on 9 Jan. 1866 with almost two hundred students of all ages; incorporated as Fisk University on 22 Aug. 1867 after its curriculum shifted to ...

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Taylor, Alva A.

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Fisk University. Race Relations Institute

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Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin E. Mays : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527874 Benjamin E. Mays (1895- ), president of Morehouse College during the Atlanta 1960-1961 sit-ins. From the description of Benjamin Elijah Mays oral history interview, 1978 Nov. 29. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38727125 President of Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., from 1940...

Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

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Reid, Ira de Augustine, 1901-1968

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Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960

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First African American graduate, New York School of Social Work; first African American Ph.D. recipient, Columbia University; co-founder and first executive director of the National Urban League; organized the Department of Social Science at Fisk University; and author. From the description of George Edmund Haynes papers, 1909-1922. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972575 Sociologist, leader in religious programs and social work education for blacks. From...

Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972

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Whitney, John Hay

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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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Robeson, Paul

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Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956

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Sociologist, race relations expert, author, lecturer, teacher, and college administration; first African American president of Fisk University (1946-1956). From the description of Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70970119 First black president of Fisk University, elected Oct. 1946, inaugurated Nov. 1947; served until 1956; Head of Dept. of Social Science, Fisk University, 1928-1947; sociologist, race relations expert, author...