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Draft Minute re: White Americans in Merseyside and Manchester Discriminating Against West Indians, March 6, 1944
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written by United Kingdom. Ministry of Labour, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 1 page(s)
written by United Kingdom. Ministry of Labour, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 1 page(s)
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Group Portrait of West Indian Detachment of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1943 (b/w photo)
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(1943) (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
The Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) was established in September 1938. As well as Britain, recruits were sought from the Dominions, India and the West Indies. Six hundred West Indian women volunteered of whom half stayed in the Caribbean while 200 served in the United States and 100 in Britain. One of...
(1943) (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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Letter from F. W. Leggett to Sir George Gater, re: Little improvement in colour bar situation on Merseyside, June 13, 1944
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written by Sir Frederick Leggett, 1884-1983, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 2 page(s)
written by Sir Frederick Leggett, 1884-1983, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 2 page(s)
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Letter from J. L. Keith to A. J. Watson, January 18, 1946
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written by J. L. Keith, fl. 1948, 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) (1946), 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) , 2 page(s)
written by J. L. Keith, fl. 1948, 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) (1946), 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) , 2 page(s)
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Ministry of Labour and National Service Minutes re: Sir George Gater's Letter on Racial Discrimination of British Coloured Troops at Liverpool Dance Halls, 1944
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written by Sir Frederick Leggett, 1884-1983 and Geoffrey Charles Veysey, 1895-1984, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 2 page(s)
written by Sir Frederick Leggett, 1884-1983 and Geoffrey Charles Veysey, 1895-1984, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 2 page(s)
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Minute from J. J. Taylor to Mr. Lloyd Roberts re: Clarification Needed Whether Soldiers Have Been Advised on Dealing with Coloured People, December 31, 1943
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written by J. J. Taylor, fl. 1944, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1943), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 1 page(s)
written by J. J. Taylor, fl. 1944, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1943), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 1 page(s)
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Tony Brown's Journal, Black Hollywood, Part 4: Fading Out
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 27 mins
This 1983 special episode of Tony Brown's Journal is Part 4 of a documentary (with many film clips) on the history of Blacks in the film industry. Brown interviews Henry T. Sampson, Thomas Cripps, and Lorenzo Tucker.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 27 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Black Eagles, Part 4: Red Tails and Black Aces
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also discusses the social climate of prejudice facing the airmen at home and abroad and their success i...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Charles Alfred
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produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1985), 26 mins
The father of Black Aviation, Charles A. 'Chief' Anderson, turned the tide against segregation in the armed services when he gave Eleanor Roosevelt her first plane ride with a Black pilot – an experience which the US president’s wife wildly approved. This Black aviation pioneer, the first Black in the US to ho...
produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1985), 26 mins
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