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VIVIAN HENDERSON, 1923-1976. PAPERS, 1953-1961. 1.6 linear feet
Vivian Henderson was a professor of economics at Fisk University and an adjunct member of the Race Relations Department. He later became president of Clark College in Atlanta. His papers comprise correspondence, collected items, and some of his writings, notably "Negro Employment Studies" and "The Economic Status of Negroes In the Nation and in the South."
JOHN HOPE II, 1909- . PAPERS, ca. 1939-ca. 1982. 84.0 linear feet and 1 OS box
John Hope II was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and received his education at Morehouse and Spelman Colleges and served during World War II in the Atlanta Regional Office of the Federal Fair Employment Practices Committee. He was director (1945-1961) of the Industrial Relations Section of the Race Relations Department of U.C.B.H.M. and assistant executive director (1961-1965) of the President's committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. From 1965 to 1981 he was with the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, serving in several offices relating to equal opportunity and civil rights. He was a consultant to the Minneapolis Mayor's Commission Human Relations (1946-1948); the Allegheny County Race Relations Commission (1946-1947); the Trenton Council on Human Relations (1953-1955); and the Maryland Commission of Human Relations (1954-1955). In addition to writing articles and reports, Hope was the author of three books: Equality of Opportunity: A Union Approach to Fair Employment. (1956), Three Southern Plants of International Harvester Company (1953), and Minority Access to Federal Grants-in-Aid (1976). He was a federal executive fellow with the Brookings Institute, and a member of the board of directors of Neighborhood House in Washington, D.C. He was past president (1965) of the National Association of Human Fights Workers, of which the Center holds the Archives.This very large collection of personal papers comprises at least fourteen manuscript boxes of correspondence, but the majority of the papers relate to Hope's work with the Race Relations Department. Other Hope materials are in the Archives of the Race Relations Department, the A.M. A., and the N.A.H.R.W.
HATTIE McDANIEL PERRY. PAPERS, 1914-1976 and n.d. 1.2 linear feet and 1 OS box
Hattie Perry was born in Virginia but moved to Ithaca, New York, at an early age. She attended Cornell University and taught at Haines Institute in Augusta, Georgia. In 1928, she went to work for Charles S. Johnson at Fisk University. She served as secretary to Johnson and his successors throughout the entire history of the Race Relations Department. Before her death, she was a secretary to the executive director of the Amistad Research Center. Her papers include correspondence with her family, photographs, financial records, and collected items.