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Granger, Lester B. (Lester Blackwell) 1896-1976

Overview
Works: 50 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 56 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Conference proceedings  Archives 
Roles: Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: E806,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lester B Granger
To the unfinished struggle : three addresses to American college youth by Lester B Granger ( Book )
2 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Communist influence among Negroes--fact or illusion : statements presented at Washington before the House Committee on Un-American Activities by Lester B Granger ( Book )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nature and role of community development by Lester B Granger ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Lester Granger addresses the 1956 annual conference of the National Urban League] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Excerpts from the National Urban League Conference in Detroit, Sept. 3, 1957] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
with Marian Anderson by Lester B Granger ( Book )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lawrence D. Reddick World War II project by Lawrence Dunbar Reddick ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The series Writings and Research Files, 1943-1949 contains manuscripts and material Reddick created or gathered for articles and a book he had intended to write; nearly all focus on the black experience during World War II. Several of his manuscripts, both published and unpublished, form part of this series, including an incomplete manuscript about black soldiers from the Civil War through World War I
[Lester Granger on the radio program In our community] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
with Marian Anderson by Jewish Theatre for Children ( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Comprises 3 items, 3 leaves correspondence. Contains correspondence with Samuel J. Citron and Lester B. Granger
Ross Thalheimer papers by Ross Thalheimer ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Ross Thalheimer Papers consist of papers relating to Thalheimer's activities as a civil rights supporter from the 1940's to the 1970's. Files relate primarily to the funding and presentation of the Thalheimer Award to the National Urban League, including the prize winning essays written by students, and for the Thalheimer Awards he funded for the NAACP including information about the recipients and associated programs, 1942-1976. Collection also contains letters from Kenneth B. Clark and Lester B. Granger, typescripts of interviews given by Thalheimer, copies of an advertisement placed in The New York Times in 1964 by the Psychologists' Committee on Interracial Relations concerning violence and race relations, and telegrams to Thalheimer from Martin Luther King, Jr. inviting him to join King on what would become known as the Selma to Montgomery March on March 9 and 21, 1965. There are also an address Thalheimer delivered in 1940 called "The Need for Equal Educational Opportunity in a Democracy;" an article he wrote entitled "What Can the Church Do About Juvenile Delinquency," 1954; biographical information about Thalheimer prepared by his widow; and expressions of sympathy upon his death
[National Urban League staff and board meeting at the 1959 conference] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Collection of his published writings] by Lester B Granger ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Reports, addresses, pamphlets, reprints of articles, and book reviews, many related to Dr. Granger's position as executive director of the National Urban League
Papers of Loren Miller by Loren Miller ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains 10,454 semi-cataloged items and housed in 72 boxes and 3 oversize folders. The collection documents Loren Miller's four decades of fighting for equality and civil rights and his legal work against racial real estate covenants and discrimination in housing. It contains material related to his work with several organizations including the NAACP, National Urban League and the ACLU. The collection also contains material related to Loren Miller's personal life and family as well as his journalism career and ownership of the California eagle. The collection also contains many items related to Langston Hughes including letters written between Miller and Hughes and copies of some of Hughes' writings. The collection contains the following types of material: correspondence, telegrams, postcards, manuscripts, speeches, newspaper and magazine clippings, publications including full magazines, briefs and other legal documents, brochures, meeting minutes, reports and photographs as well as research notes for and drafts of Miller's book The petitioners: The story of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Negro
Lester B. Granger interview by Lester B Granger ( )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Discusses origin and purpose of the League. Recalls conditions at the League when he became chief including primary focus, activities, structure, and funding. Discusses growth and development under his leadership. Articulates social services offered by the League. Recalls how his investigation of segregation and discrimination in the Navy led to a change in its official policy. Discusses the usage of executive and legislative powers by Presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Kennedy, to affect African Americans either positively or negatively. No tape available. Interviewer: John Britton
New trade union movements and the Negro worker by Lester B Granger ( Book )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Excerpts from the 1959 National Urban League Conference] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The topic is strengthening family life in our metropolitan areas
[Dedication of the National Urban League headquarters in New York City] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[KMBC educational feature. [KMBC rehearsal recordings ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
KMBC educational feature: Granger discusses the state of the negro worker in Kansas City, obstacles facing local governments on this issue, and provides statistics on the negro worker. He also provides results of a study on the efficiency of negro workers and services designed to help these new workers including education, transportation, and information on obtaining shelter and childcare services. Includes possible employment opportunities for negroes after the war and services rendered by the National Urban League
[Lester Granger and Lloyd Garrison speak at 1951 National Urban League conference] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
with Marian Anderson by National Urban League ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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