RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 77585806 LA English A1 Greene, Lorenzo J., YR 1680 AB Chiefly academic files (1933-1972), documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo., comprising correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, grant proposals, student writings, course and curricula material, bibliographies, news releases, reports, subject files, archival documents, draft books, statistical files, legal documents, and other research material; correspondence, address books, biographical material, legal papers, concert programs, and other family papers; speeches and writings by Greene and others, including articles, books, dissertations, diaries, poems, song lyrics, and transcripts of interviews and panel discussions; and professional and public interest group organizational files. Includes correspondence, ms. articles, short stories, poems, transcripts of archival documents, biographical material, galleys, subscription and circulation lists, and other records (1945-1973) of Midwest Journal, a periodical emphasizing research in African American studies and writings, of which Greene was editor from 1947 to 1956. His work with Carter G. Woodson and Charles H. Wesley of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc., is well documented as are his publications and research on African Americans in general, and particularly in colonial New England, and his role as a consultant to Parting Ways, The Museum of Afro-American Ethnohistory, Plymouth, Mass. Civil rights and community activities mentioned include sharecroppers' roadside demonstrations in southern Missouri (1939-1940), advocacy for open housing, school desegregation, and multicultural representation in textbooks, and Greene's service on the Missouri Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Missouri Association for Social Welfare, Missouri Commission on Human Rights, Institute for Drop-Out Prevention and Teacher Orientation, Kansas City, Mo., and Institute to Facilitate Desegregation in the Kansas City, Mo., Public Schools. The concert career of Greene's wife, pianist Thomasina T. Greene, is reflected in the family papers. Correspondents include Marjorie Anderson, Herbert Aptheker, Clarence Albert Bacote, Thomas Hart Benton, Cecil A. Blue, Andrew F. Brimmer, Mary E. Brooks, Adelaide M. Cromwell, Gerald L. Davis, Herman Dreer, W.E.B. Du Bois, William L. Dunn, Mervyn M. Dymally, Merl Raymond Eppse, John E. Fleming, Charles W. Florence, James Frank, John Hope Franklin, Jacqueline Anne Goggin, H. Hadley Hartshorn, J. Noel Heermance, Harvey H. Jackson, Luther Porter Jackson, W.B. Jason, Charles Spurgeon Johnson, Harold J. Jones, Lois M. Jones, Peter Kellogg, Charles L. Klotzer, Ulysses G. Lee, Rayford Whittingham Logan, Wilbur C. McAfee, Paul McStallworth, Louis R. Mehlinger, August Meier, M. Sammye Miller, Edward Alexander Parsons, Benjamin Quarles, Lawrence Dunbar Reddick, Richard E. Risk, William P. Robinson, Patricia W. Romero, George Shepperson, Bert Shulimson, Mabel M. Smythe, Arvarh E. Strickland, Charles W. Thomas, Harcourt A. Tynes, Raleigh Wilson, and Marion Manola Wright.