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in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 1031 - Colonial Office and Commonwealth Office: West Indian Department: Registered Files (WIS Series), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1959), Proposal for a West Indian Housing Association in the UK. Letter from the Countess of Lathon to MP Chips Channon suggesting the establishment of a housing association for West Indian immigrants. (CO/1031/2539) , 1 page(s)
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Business Card of Mr. A. E. V. Barton, West India Committee, October 8, 1959
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written by A. E. V. Barton, fl. 1959, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 1031 - Colonial Office and Commonwealth Office: West Indian Department: Registered Files (WIS Series), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1959), Letters from members of the public complaining about the behaviour of their West Indian neighbours. Internal correspondence of the Colonial Office. Solution to the problem is identified as making greater efforts to educate immigrants about cultural differences between their old home and England. Many readers will find some of the language contained in the letters offensive. (CO/1031/2543) , 1 page(s)
written by A. E. V. Barton, fl. 1959, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 1031 - Colonial Office and Commonwealth Office: West Indian Department: Registered Files (WIS Series), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1959), Letters from members of the public complaining about the behaviour of their West Indian neighbours. Internal correspondence of the Colonial Office. Solution to the problem is identified as making greater efforts to educate immigrants about cultural differences between their old home and England. Many readers will find some of the language contained in the letters offensive. (CO/1031/2543) , 1 page(s)
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written by W. J. Bigg, fl. 1932 and Sir Hanns Vischer, 1876-1945, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 323 - Colonies, General: Original Correspondence, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1932), Complaints of racial discrimination in the UK: correspondence with the League of Coloured Peoples and colonial governors (CO/323/1199/7) , 17 page(s)
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Cover Sheet and Business Card for Café-de-Paris
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in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 323 - Colonies, General: Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 323 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1921), CO 323/884 - Individuals, A-H., Hostel for British 'coloured' men: statement of Lewis Earle, former Secretary or Patrol for the Coloured Soldiers Club, YMCA, regarding his attempts to establish a 'coloured' hostel and appeal to the Colonial Office to create such a facility; includes printed advertisement for Café-de-Paris, 16 Arthur Street, New Oxford Street, London and photograph of the business. Original Correspondence From: Lewis Earle, New Oxford Street, London. Folio(s): 481-485A (CO/323/884/49) , 2 page(s)
in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 323 - Colonies, General: Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 323 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1921), CO 323/884 - Individuals, A-H., Hostel for British 'coloured' men: statement of Lewis Earle, former Secretary or Patrol for the Coloured Soldiers Club, YMCA, regarding his attempts to establish a 'coloured' hostel and appeal to the Colonial Office to create such a facility; includes printed advertisement for Café-de-Paris, 16 Arthur Street, New Oxford Street, London and photograph of the business. Original Correspondence From: Lewis Earle, New Oxford Street, London. Folio(s): 481-485A (CO/323/884/49) , 2 page(s)
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End Papers Marked 452 END
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in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 137 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Jamaica, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 137 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1885), CO 137/538 - Despatches from Henry Wylie Norman and Henry A Blake, successive governors of Jamaica, and from Acting Governor W C Justice., Jamaica: Reports that Dr Gayleard has been deputed to return to Panama to enquire about the destitute labourers. Governor Henry A Blake, No. 123, folios 449-452 (CO/137/538/53) , 1 page(s)
in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 137 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Jamaica, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 137 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1885), CO 137/538 - Despatches from Henry Wylie Norman and Henry A Blake, successive governors of Jamaica, and from Acting Governor W C Justice., Jamaica: Reports that Dr Gayleard has been deputed to return to Panama to enquire about the destitute labourers. Governor Henry A Blake, No. 123, folios 449-452 (CO/137/538/53) , 1 page(s)
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written by Kwame Nkrumah, 1909-1972, in George Padmore's Personal Papers (1959) , 4 page(s)
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File Cover: Children - Illegitimate; Homes for Coloured Children
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in MH - Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Health and successors, Local Government Boards and related bodies. Division within MH - Records of the Health Divisions. MH 55 - Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93,000 Series) and Other Records. Subseries within MH 55 - Children, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1920), Homes for 'coloured' children. Contains a report from the League of Coloured Peoples sent to Aneurin Bevin, the then Secretary of State for Health, asking the government to make provisions for the welfare of illegitimate children of African-American soldiers who had been stationed in Britain during the Second World War. Includes discussions on various proposed solutions, such as sending the children to the USA. Also included are contemporary newspaper articles and reports from social workers inspecting the legitimacy of several 'children's homes' that had been set up by private individuals. (MH/55/1656) , 1 page(s)
in MH - Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Health and successors, Local Government Boards and related bodies. Division within MH - Records of the Health Divisions. MH 55 - Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93,000 Series) and Other Records. Subseries within MH 55 - Children, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1920), Homes for 'coloured' children. Contains a report from the League of Coloured Peoples sent to Aneurin Bevin, the then Secretary of State for Health, asking the government to make provisions for the welfare of illegitimate children of African-American soldiers who had been stationed in Britain during the Second World War. Includes discussions on various proposed solutions, such as sending the children to the USA. Also included are contemporary newspaper articles and reports from social workers inspecting the legitimacy of several 'children's homes' that had been set up by private individuals. (MH/55/1656) , 1 page(s)
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