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Social Science Institute Monthly Summary of Events and Trends in Race Relations, May 1945

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.260 Author/Creator: Social Science Institute Place Written: Nashville, Tennessee Type: Pamphlet Date: May 1945 Pagination: 32 p. ; 25.3 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, " Monthly Summary of Events and Trends in Race Relations, May 1945" printed by the Social Science Institute. Reports on employment, civil rights, health, housing, military, and educational racial inequalities; highlights educational materials outlining the organization's promotion of racial equality; and features politicians who advocate against and for racial equality. Includes a survey of anti-semitic activity in the United States and instances of racist action against Japanese-Americans returning from internment camps.

Background Information: Volume 2, Number 10

People: Lawrence, Charles R., Jr., fl. 1944
Walker, Pearl L., fl. 1944
Noel, Rachel B., 1918-2008
Forrest, Alma G., fl. 1944 Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: African American AuthorAfrican American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentAfrican AmericansActivismRace discriminationWhite supremacy movementsSegregationWorker's rightsLaborHousingHouse of RepresentativesReligionColonizationHolocaustJapanese-AmericansInternment camps

Sub Era: World War II

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