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A. Allen Gardner Papers

M79.7.1

A. Allen Gardner Papers
D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804.

Title A. Allen Gardner Papers
Creator A. Allen Gardner
Alt. Creator Asheville Area Human Relations Council
Identifier

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Subject Keyword: A. Allen Gardner ; Asheville Area Human Relations Council ; desegregation ; busing ; integration ; race relations ; education ; Asheville human relations ; grievances
Subject LCSH : Gardner, A. Allen
Asheville Area Human Relations Council (N.C.)
African Americans -- Education -- North Carolina -- Asheville
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Busing for school integration -- North Carolina -- Asheville -- History
Race relations -- North Carolina -- Asheville
School integration -- North Carolina -- Asheville
Description

This is a collection of papers from the Asheville Area Human Relations Council containing the notes and minutes of meetings from 1962 through 1967.  The collection deals primarily with concerns of desegregation, the quality of education, and the busing program for school integration in Asheville.  The collection includes grievances, suggested solutions, and proposals from various individuals.

Publisher D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804
Contributor Southern Highlands Research Center
Date original  
Date digital 2001-06-01
Type Collection ; Text
Format 1 folder ; approximately 21 items
Source M79.7.1
Language English
Relation Hannah, Roger, The Desegregation of the Asheville, NC public school system. Undergraduate Research Conference (1st: 1991: Western Carolina University, Proceedings from the First Undergraduate Research Conference, Western Carolina University, 1991.
Coverage temporal 1962-1967 ;
Coverage digital Asheville, NC
Rights No restrictions.
Any display, publication, or public use must credit the D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
  
Donor Donor number 59
Acquisition 1979-04-09
Citation A. Allen Gardner Papers, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804.
Processed by Special Collections staff, 1979 and 2001, 2005-12-05 JW

               Item List:

M79.7.1 Folder Item Description  
  1 1 William Bagwell, Director of American Friends Service Committee's School Program, "The Pitiful State of Negro Education in Western North Carolina." Notes from talk given Feb. 20, 1962 to Asheville Area Council on Human Relations' Executive Committee. [restricted item]  
    2 Minutes for June 21, 1963 meeting of Asheville Area Council on Human Relations and letter to council members.  
    3 "Plan for the Asheville City Schools for the Desegregation of Its School System in Compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964."  
    4 "Some Observations Relative to the Proposal Adopted by the Human Relations Council of January 28, 1966."  
    5 "Some Observations Relative to the Proposal Adopted by the Human Relations Council of January 28, 1966." (copy 2)  
    6 Minutes for January 28, 1966 meeting of Asheville Area Council on Human Relations.  
    7 Meeting minutes, proposals, WLOS transcription, correspondence  
    8 "Asheville City Schools 'Feeder School' System 1965-66"  
    9 "Revised Statement of Policies for School Desegregation Plans Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" March 1966. U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Office of Education.  
    10 Letter from Robert M. Walker, Field Representative of the North Carolina Fund, to Rev. A. Allen Gardner, Jr., First Presbyterian Church, concerning the school board OEO "confrontation." June 7, 1966.  
    11 "Summary of Recommendations from First Town Meeting on School Desegregation" June 28, 1966.  
    12 Letter from Rev. Robert S. Busey, Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, to Rev. Allen Gardner, First Presbyterian Church, February 13, 1967.  
    13 Letter to "Pastors of  Churches in the Asheville Area" from Rev. William S. Jones, chairman of Joint Action Committee, concerning a meeting on "The Church and Housing in Asheville" March 8, 1967.  
    14 Envelope addressed to Central Methodist Church, 27 Church Street, Asheville, North Carolina, 28801.  
    15 "Memorandum to the Session's Committee on Service" from Walter S. Riddle, Committee Chairman, March 10, 1967.  
    16 "Newsletter of the Interfaith Committee on Housing" July 1967.  
    17 List of the members of the Citizen's Advisory Committee and Sub-Committee to Study Minority Group Housing Problems. July 14, 1967.  
    18 List of the members of the Citizen's Advisory Committee and Sub-Committee to Study Minority Group Housing Problems. July 18, 1967.  
    19 Letter to Rev. A. Allen Gardner from Ora A. Spaid, Executive Director of The Opportunity Corporation of Madison-Buncombe Counties. August 10, 1967.  
    20 "Western North Carolina Negro Public School Facilities"  
    21 Newspaper clipping: "Teen-agers Human Relations Organization Considered Here"  
    22 Statement and request to the Asheville Area Council on Human Relations, January 28, 1966  
    23 Person who wil lattend the meeting on "The Church and Housing in Asheville"