Interracial News Service, vol.9 no.3, April 1938

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Title

Interracial News Service, vol.9 no.3, April 1938

Description

A news digest published by the Department of Race Relations, Federal Council of Churches, New York, NY.

The Federal Council of Churches was an ecumenical association of Protestant denominations in the United States founded in Philadelphia in 1908. It merged with other ecumenical bodies in 1950 to form the present day National Council of Churches.

Masthead: "Gleanings from press releases and other sources to inform busy but sincere people of some of the things affecting the lives of racial minorities. Let's do away with walls ! 'We are all one in Christ Jesus.'
The Material in the News Service is given for information and is not to be construed as declarations of official attitudes or policies of the Department of Race Relations or the Federal Council of Churches."

Articles and topics include: 

"War Preparations Bring Up Race Issues"  
"Bill May Open Army Units to Race" 
"The Anti-Lynching Bill" 
"Residential Segregation" 
"Connecticut Whites Fight to Oust Doctor" 
"Md. Cafe Jim Crows Girl" 
"Alabama Planter Indicted for Peonage" 
"Singer Barred from Hotel" (regarding Marian Anderson) 
"Wins National Novel Contest" (regarding Richard Wright) 
"Girl, 6, Wins Again at N.Y. Philharmonic" (regarding child prodigy Philippa Schuyler) 
"School Inequalities" 
"Close Colored Schools in Mississippi"
"Upsetting the Stereotypes"

Source

E 185.5.I68, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Libraries, VCU Libraries

Publisher

Federal Council of Churches

Date

1938 April

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

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Notes

Learn more: 
The Southern Frontier, Social Welfare History Image Portal 
Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation, Social Welfare History Project

Citation

“Interracial News Service, vol.9 no.3, April 1938,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed November 15, 2018, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/372.