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Title There is No Race Problem
Author Moore, William J
Date n.d.
Document Type Manuscript
Reference MSS 121, Folders 3-10
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name William J. Moore Papers, 1871-1952
Description Typescript explaining the race issue, remedies suggested by the belief in a race problem, denial of a race problem by its foremost advocates and the true problem and nature of the remedy. Includes comments on the views of Bishop Turner, Professor Kenny Miller, Booker T Washington and Thomas Page Nelson.
Series Description The collection contains his parents' marriage certificate, his manuscript autobiography, writings on race relations and other subjects, notes on the history of West Cape May and some of its inhabitants, clippings, and other items.
Biographical Note / History William Moore was born in Philadelphia and grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He attended Howard University and taught in Delaware; West Chester; and Cape May, New Jersey. He founded an elementary and junior high school for Black children in Cape May and was its principal for 52 years. He worked as a tennis coach at a local country club during the summers.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Responses to Immigration
Nationality African American
People Tillman, Benjamin; Smith, William Benjamin; Page Nelson, Thomas; Dixon, Thomas; Hoke Smith, Michael; Vardaman, James K; Washington, Dr Booker T; Roosevelt, President Theodore; Taft, President William Howard; Miller, Kenny
Keywords race, racism, legislation, religion, politics, morality
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania