• Blacks in Galesburg

    Muelder, Hermann R

    Audio recording of a lecture by Professor Hermann Muelder given on February 13, 1985 at Knox College. Muelder relates some of the history of African Americans in Galesburg in the 19th century, focusin…

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  • Organizational meeting of the NAACP, March 12, 1959

    Program from the organizational meeting of the N.A.A.C.P. held in Galesburg, Illinois on March 12, 1959.

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  • George Cason interview

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood, from an interview with George Cason. Atwood questioned Cason about his life and how he came to reside in Galesburg, Illinois, and…

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  • Galesburg Conference on Civil Rights summary

    Jenkins, Alan

    Summary of the Galesburg Conference on Civil Rights held in Galesburg, Illinois on February 12, 1948.

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  • Aims and organization of the Galesburg Commission on Human Relations

    Galesburg Commission on Human Relations

    Founding document describing the origins of the Galesburg Commission on Human Relations, its membership structure, governance, and aims and duties. The purpose of the Commission is to promote "harmoni…

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  • Susan Elizabeth Allen

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood from an interview with Susan Elizabeth Allen. Atwood posed a series of questions, which are not included in the interview notes, ab…

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  • Galesburg community conference on Civil Rights

    Program agenda from the Galesburg Community Conference on Civil Rights held in Galesburg, Illinois on February 12, 1948. The conference, sponsored by many local organizations and the Illinois Interrac…

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  • Illinois Inter-Racial Commission letter, 1943

    Bickham, Martin Hayes

    Letter from Dr. Martin H. Bickham, chairman of the Illionis Inter-Racial Commission, from Nov. 12, 1943 to Knox College Professor of Sociology J. Howell Atwood. Bickham praises Atwood for his leadersh…

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  • Dayse Walker Booker

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood from an interview with Dayse Walker Booker. Atwood posed a series of questions, which are not included in the interview notes, abou…

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  • Racial conference program agenda

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Draft of an agenda for the Racial Conference, dated Feb. 12, 1948 scheduled to be held in Galesburg, Illinois. The conference theme is ' "With Liberty and justice for all"--In our community.' Round ta…

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  • John Louis Bell

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood from an interview with John Louis Bell. Atwood posed a series of questions, which are not included in the interview notes, about th…

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  • Galesburg Council of Churches Inter-racial Service

    Galesburg Council of Churches

    Program from the Galesburg Council of Churches Inter-racial Service, February 11, 1945, held at the First Methodist Church in Galesburg, Illinois.

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  • Reflections on the nature and significance of the Galesburg Commission on Human Relations

    Dibden, Arthur J

    Arthur J. Dibden gave this speech on March 25, 1958 in Galesburg, Illinois to the members of the Illinois Welfare Association. Dibden discusses the history and working philosophy of the Galesburg Huma…

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  • Allen Chapel history by James Washington

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood from an interview with James Washington about the history of the Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Galesburg, Illinois. Atwood conducte…

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  • Suggested Outline of the Organization and Activities of Municipal Interracial Commissions

    Illinois Interracial Commission

    A directive from the Illinois Interracial Commission outlining organizational goals and activities of municipal interracial commissions.

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  • James Washington

    Atwood, Jesse Howell

    Notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood from an interview with James Washington. Atwood posed a series of questions, which are not included in the interview notes, about t…

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  • To our local inter-racial committee

    Jenkins, Alan

    A letter from Alan Jenkins, minister at the Central Congregational Church in Galesburg, Illinois, to members of the Inter-Racial Committee concerning arrangements for an upcoming inter-racial church s…

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  • Bickham letter to Atwood, Feb. 2, 1948

    Bickham, Martin Hayes

    A letter from Martin H. Bickham, chairman of the Illinois Interracial Commission to Professor J. Howell Atwood, Feb. 2, 1948. Bickham praises Atwood for his leadership with the Galesburg interracial c…

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  • Race, colonialism and the city

    Rex, John

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  • Children of Caliban: miscegenation

    Henriques, Fernando, Seddon-Harvey, Jonathon

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