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Black Expressions Of Dillard University: How One Historically Black College Pioneered African American Arts, Makenzee Brown
University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations
The proposed public history project, Within These Walls (WTW), will be one component of a larger exhibit produced by Dillard University’s, Library Archives and Special Collections entitled The Star Burns Bright: History of Dillard’s Theatrical and Musical Arts, Faculty and Students. WTW will focus on Dillard’s historic African American faculty, students and alumni who became prominent painters, musicians, writers, actors and directors among them Adella Gautier, Randolph Edmonds, Ted Shine Frederick Hall, Theodore Gilliam, and Brenda Osbey. This exhibit will also highlight the many art programs, across genres, offered at the university between 1935 and 1970. This ...
Beyond Blue And White: University Of Kentucky Presidents And Desegregation, 1941-1987, Mark W. Russell
Theses and Dissertations--Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation
This dissertation fills a gap in the historiography of southern higher education by focusing on five university presidents and their role in the desegregation of a non-elite flagship university in the Upper South. While historian Melissa Keane has studied the presidential role at elite private southern universities during the initial phase of the desegregation process, no study has yet examined desegregation from the president’s office at a southern land-grant university. Building upon historian Peter Wallenstein’s thesis that desegregation is not a single event in an institution’s history but rather an ongoing process, I argue that it was ...
A Study Of The Holley School For Negroes, Lottsburg, Virginia : "Our Three Acres", Jean Norris Booth
Beneath the sturdy oaks that have weathered the stormy conflicts ot time, thare stands in Lottsburg District, Northumberland County, Virginia; the remains, now in crumbling deterioration, of a project for Negro education. Women, who prior to the War between the States had been Abolitionists, continued their work for the betterment of the Negroes at the cessation of hostilities.