Race relations -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Robert Lane and Dana Ward interview transcripts on political ideology
Call Number: MS 2121
Overview: The collection consists of transcripts of interviews conducted by Robert E. Lane in the 1950s for his book, "Political Ideology: Why the American Common Man Believes What He Does," and transcripts of follow-up interviews conducted by Dana Ward in the 1970s for his dissertation "Ideology and Generations: An Intergenerational Restudy of Robert Lane's Political Ideology." Lane interviewed fifteen New Haven working class men about their political and social views and Ward, then a student of Lane's...
Dates: Circa 1958-1978
Max Lerner papers
Call Number: MS 322
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, and other papers, (including research and teaching materials, photographs, memorabilia, newspaper and periodical clippings, books, and radio and television tapes) of Max Lerner, an American educator, author, lecturer, historian, and political scientist. The papers focus on Lerner's public life and career with very little material on his personal or family life. The papers document Lerner's close association with Justice Felix Frankfurter...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Max Lerner papers
John R. Williams papers
Call Number: MS 1398
Overview: The papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, clippings, printed material, transcripts of telephone conversations, and other declassified material from the national headquarters and New Haven, Connecticut office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, pertaining to the New Haven Chapter of the Black Panther Party. The papers document the investigation of the 1969 murder of Alex Rackley, the subsequent arrests of Bobby Seale and other party members, the surveillance of various...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John R. Williams papers
Yale Civil Rights Council records
Call Number: RU 1052
Overview: The records consist of newsletters, correspondence, and brochures of the Yale Civil Rights Council.