Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Variants include:African Americans--United States Afro-Americans Black Americans Colored people (United States) Negroes (URI: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001932)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Dr. Betty Brown-Chappell is emerita faculty of Eastern Michigan University. The Betty Brown-Chappell papers documents her academic, genealogical, and professional life. The collection relates her lifetime experience in the sectors of family and student life as a first generation collegian, as an African-American Ph.D. of Social Work, and professor, and as an academic administrator. Additional materials focus on Brown-Chappell’s work as a social work advocate...
Dates: 1946 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2013
Abstract The Purpose of the Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) is to further the well-being of the African American community of Eastern Michigan University and to contribute to the institution's quest for excellence. The BFSA sponsors activities appropriate to these aims and engages in research and dialogue on institutional initiatives and direction. The Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) records includes a wide variety of textual materials detailing...
Dates: 1970- present
Abstract Founded at Eastern Michigan University on March 11th, 1968 as the Black Student Association, the organizational name was changed to the Black Student Union in 1982. Serving the Eastern Michigan University community the BSU was established in order to address issues affecting the black community that had often been over looked through programming and community service. The contents of the Black Student Union (BSU) records include the BSU constitution, bylaws,...
Dates: 1968 - 2016
Abstract Berry Gordy founded the Motown Record Corporation in 1959. Motown flourished in the 1960s and 1970s due to Gordy’s ability to bring talented individuals aboard, such as Smokey Robinson who produced his first record in 1962. The Gordy Motown Collection was established by Esther Gordy Edwards in November 1972 and includes Sound Recordings and Print Materials that document Motown Records and the other labels established by Berry Gordy from the 1950s, 60s through...
Dates: 1946 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1988
Abstract The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. collection documents the activities of the Delta Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi at Eastern Michigan University. Kappa Alpha Psi was founded in 1911 on Indiana University's campus in Bloomington, Indiana. The Delta Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi was established in 1955.The collection is arranged alphabetically with the exception of a Kappa Alpha Psi event polo being housed in a separate box. The meeting...
Dates: 1954 - 2010
Abstract TeResa Green was an associate professor of political science at Eastern Michigan University. She began her career at EMU as an instructor in the Department of Political Science, and was promoted to associate professor in 2003. She served as interim department head from 2003 to 2004, and during this time made several positive changes to existing department policies and programs, particularly in the area of student advising. Her research interests included...
Dates: 1998 - 2006