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"We Are All Involved"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-061

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Frank Samuel Loescher (?-1976) received a bachelor's in 1932, a master'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, he 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.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Frank S. Loescher's manuscript includes discussion of America's "race problem," and his 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.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.
Title
"We Are All Involved," undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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