Ku Klux Klan (1915-)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract: John Greer was a Georgia politician. Greer's career in state politics began in 1939 when he became Clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives. Greer served a number of years as State Representative (1945-1954 from rural Lanier county, and 1970-1989 from urban Fulton county) and as State Senator. As a legislator, he served on the MARTA Overview Committee. Two 1940s laws which "unmasked" the Ku Klux Klan and provided for statewide secret ballot elections are among Greer's legislative...
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Abstract: Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network.
Abstract: Kennedy's career as an author began in the 1930s when he worked as both a writer and an editor on the Federal Writers Project guide to Florida. The Papers, 1933-1981, of Stetson Kennedy comprise correspondence; subject files on various organizations, individuals, and ideas; typescripts of articles written by Kennedy; newsclippings; press releases; bulletins and fliers; pamphlets; periodicals; and photographs. Anyone interested in primary source material on the pioneering struggles to introduce...