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Howard Droker papers

Repository: University of Washington. Special Collections Division

Collection Description (Extant): Material collected by Droker for his Ph.D. dissertation, The Seattle Civic Unity Committee and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1964, including report on and tape-recorded interviews with Jesse Epstein, Gary Gayton, Kenneth A. MacDonald, Samuel McKinney, and Alfred J. Westberg, concerning the Fair Housing Campaign in Seattle (1962-1964); and interview with MacDonald relating to his activities as member of the Washington State Board Against Discrimination; together with letters, writings, and published material by Droker. Includes material on Seattle houseboats and Seattle race relations during World War II. Other persons represented include Sidney Gerber and Irene Burns Miller.

Collection URL: http://catalog.lib.washington.edu/record=b4469833~S6 External Link

Date(s): 1944-1976

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: OCLC # 28376153

Extent: .5 ft

Language: English

Interviewees: Jesse Epstein, Gary Gayton, Kenneth A. MacDonald, Samuel McKinney, Alfred J. Westberg

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Washington (State)
Discrimination in housing
Seattle (Wash.)
Washington (State)--Politics and government
Washington (State)--Race relations
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Sound recordings

 

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