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Americans--Civil rights

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lester Maddox letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 273
Overview This collection contains two typed letters from Lester Maddox, then-owner of The Pickrick, to Mr. J. Miller thanking him for his support in matters not clearly stated but related to civil rights. Both letters were written in 1964.
Dates: 1964

Rice University Thresher student newspaper editor (Brady Tyson) papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 030
Abstract The collection consists of 1948 and 1949 correspondence with Brady Tyson, editor of the Rice Thresher; his editorials favoring admission of qualified African Americans to Rice Institute; and newspaper reports on the Tyson material and public response to it. The content ends with President Huston’s letter to the editor of the Thresher, pointing out that Rice was chartered for white students only.
Dates: 1948 - 1949