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Social Science Institute Monthly Summary of Events and Trends in Race Relations [Volume 4, No. 3, October 1946]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.267 Author/Creator: Social Science Institute Place Written: Nashville, Tennessee Type: Pamphlet Date: October 1946 Pagination: 31 p. ; 25.3 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Monthly Summary of Events and Trends in Race Relations, October 1946" 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. Mentions the establishment of Fort Oswego as as a refugee center in New York for Jewish immigrants; anti-semitism in the United States; reparations and discrimination issues of Japanese-Americans; the educational trends in Southern Califronia where schools are increasingly intercultural, and the rise of Mexican-American communities.

Background Information:

People: Lawrence, Charles R., Jr., fl. 1944
Barron, Noreen E., fl. 1946
Forrest, Alma G., fl. 1944
Poznanski, Gitel, fl. 1946

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American AuthorAfrican American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentAfrican AmericansActivismRace discriminationWhite supremacy movementsSegregationWorker's rightsLaborHousingHouse of RepresentativesReligionColonizationHolocaustJapanese-AmericansInternment campsAnti-semitismAmerican Indian HistoryVoting RightsIntegrationLatino HistoryLatinosMexican-Americans

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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