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African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

McClung Video Oral History Collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.008
Dates: 2003-2008

Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays”.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.004
Scope and Contents Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays” (Photocopy of notes distributed for a talk before the Knoxville Bar Association 14 December 2006).
Dates: 1919; 2006

Robert J. Booker interview , 2003

 Item
Scope and Contents Interview with Knoxville civil rights activist and African-American historian Robert J. Booker by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.Booker discusess his life growing up in Knoxville, his time at Knoxville College, his role in the civil rights movement, desegregation protests at lunch counters and the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville, work in Guinea for Crossroads Africa, his time in the Tennessee state legislature, working for Stroh's beer in Detroit, his time...
Dates: 2003

Sarah Moore Greene interview , 2003

 Item
Scope and Contents Interview with Knoxville civil rights leader and educator Sarah Moore Greene by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.

Greene discusses her childhood in Madisonville, early years teaching, Mountain View School, Sarah Moore Greene School, her work with the NAACP. She was an advocate for early childhood edcuation and in 1969 became the first African-American member of the Knox County school board.
Dates: 2003

St. Clair Cobb Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony program

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.109
Scope and Contents Program from the October 2, 2013 St. Clair Cobb (1895-1974) Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at Vine Middle School. Mr. Cobb was “The Father of Band Music” for African-American public schools in Knoxville.
Dates: 2013