Civil rights Religious aspects Catholic Church; National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.); Social action
Discussion topics for February 14, 1954 Interracial Club Smoker
"1. What social contacts have you had outside of college with people of other races and nationalities?
2. In what fields did these contacts lie?
3. Has your family...
Civil rights Religious aspects Catholic Church; Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945; Discrimination in education; Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart; Social action
Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student:
"Dear Mother Dammann,
I have received through the mail an anonymous printed communication asking me to protest the admission of a colored girl into...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...