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Social Science Institute Monthly Summary of Events and Trends in Race Relations [Volume 4, No. 7, February 1947]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.269 Author/Creator: Social Science Institute Place Written: Nashville, Tennessee Type: Pamphlet Date: February 1947 Pagination: 32 p. ; 25.3 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Monthly Summary of Events and Trends in Race Relations, February 1947" 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 relief efforts provided to Jewish refugees; anti-semitism in the United States; highlighting Japanese-Americans relocating to the Midwest and the death of widely known white supremacist Theodore G. Bilbo.

People: Grayson, Vashti M., fl. 1946
Bilbo, Theodore G., 1877-1947
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Kuroki, Ben, 1917-2015
Kline, Emanuel, 1910-1938
Gallagher, Buell G., 1904-1978

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-semitismVoting RightsIntegration

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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