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Buffalo (N.Y.) -- Race relations

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frank P. Besag papers

 Collection — Box 1: [39072038464339]
Identifier: 17/F/146
Overview This collection contains individual and group interviews which were used as source material for Frank Besag's book Anatomy of a Riot: Buffalo, 1967, a case study comprised primarily of interviews with witnesses to the events in Buffalo from June 26 through July 1, 1967. Also included are newspaper clippings about the study and a copy of the book.

Citizens' Council on Human Relations records

 Collection — Box 1-26
Identifier: MS 07
Overview The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, policy statements, printed materials, and speech notes, reflecting the actions the Citizens' Council on Human Relations (CCHR) while seeking to end discrimination, particularly against African-Americans, in Buffalo, N.Y. There are also organizational files, consisting of by-laws, newsletters and membership lists, which reflect the internal workings of CCHR itself.

Sarah Simmons papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: MS 59
Overview This collection consists of the files concerning school desegregation in Buffalo, New York that Sarah Simmons kept as a member of the Citizen's Commission on School Desegregation and the Emergency School Aid Act Advisory Committee. Includes grant proposals, notes, reports, and publications by Buffalo Public Schools.