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"We Are All Involved"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-061

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume, memoir-style manuscript of Frank S. Loescher. The manuscript includes discussion of America's "race problem," and Loescher's experiences with race relations while teaching in the American South, and while he served as a consultant to the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa.


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Biographical note

Frank Samuel Loescher (-1976) received a B.A. in 1932, an M.S. in 1935 and a Ph.D. in sociology in 1946. He taught sociology at Randolph Macon Women's College from 1938 to 1944. In 1945 was a lecturer at Temple University. Loescher was diretor of the American Friends Service Committee's first interracial campaign between 1941 and 1944. Between 1945 and 1948, he directed the AFSC's job opportunity program. He became the first head of the Philadelphia Fair Employment Practices Committee, later renamed the Human Relations Commission. He died in 1976 in Capetown, South Africa, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Committee of the International Division of Quaker United Nations Committees.


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"We Are All Involved," undated
Kara Flynn
October 2015
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