Southern States--Race relations
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection of 3 Hollinger boxes (1.26 linear feet) contains reel to reel audio tapes and transcripts (original and photocopies) of the proceedings of the Agrarian Reunion at the Southern Literary Festival which took place at the University of Dallas in Texas on April 19, 20, 21 1968. Participants in the Reunion were Agrarians Andrew Lytle, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren.
This collection contains two envelopes with racist descriptions. One is a gold envelope printed with the racist text "Alabama WILL NOT SUBMIT TO NEGRO RULE" dating to the 1868 presidential election. The second is a printed image of enslaved people escaping from a slaveowner related to the "Fort Monroe Doctrine".