Black History at Duke Reference collection, 1948-2001 and undated

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Black History at Duke Reference collection 1948 - 2001 and undated

Collection #UA.01.11.0002 | 2.7 Linear Feet; 750 Items

The Black History at Duke Reference Collection chronicles the integration of Duke University. This history includes the Silent Vigil; the Allen Building Takeover; the creation of a Black Student Alliance; the development of a Black Studies Program; interactions between the university and the Durham community; as well as individual efforts from students, faculty, and administrators. The collection contains publications, fliers, reports, memos, handbooks, manuals, lists, clippings, and a bibliography. Major subjects include black students, civil rights demonstrations, and the effects of desegregation on administrative policies. English.

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