Lola Day Papers, 1960-1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Day, Lola
Title
Lola Day Papers
Dates
1960-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.97 cubic ft. (6 boxes and 1 tube)
Collection Number
2746 (Accession No. 2746-001)
Summary
Papers of a volunteer civil rights activist from Bellevue, Wash.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

As a volunteer civil rights activist in Bellevue, Wash., Lola S. Day and husband Kenneth W. Day worked for open housing, particularly in the area east of Lake Washington. They were involved in numerous civil rights and anti-war efforts and taught courses in black history and race relations in schools and organizations. In 1967 Day received a Community Brotherhood award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews, Washington Region. She was president of the Eastside Conference on Religion and Race, and Kenneth Day was Executive Secretary of the Eastside Human Relations Council.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, ephemera, minutes, notes, newsletters, curriculum files, course materials, clippings, speeches and writings, and subject files relating to the activities of Lola and Kenneth Day in the civil rights movement and against housing discrimination in Bellevue, Wash. Includes evidence of their participation in organizations such as Christians and Friends for Racial Equality, Coalition Against Discrimination, Eastside Conference on Religion and Race, and the Eastside Human Relations Council.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Personal PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Biographical Features
1964, n.d.
1/2
General Correspondence
1965-1978, n.d.
Minutes
Box/Folder
1/3
Madrona Community Council
1970
Box/Folder
1/4
Reports
1969, n.d.
Speeches and Writings
Box/Folder
1/5
Lola's Civil Rights Talk - Negro in the Suburb
1965-1966, n.d.
Speeches and Writings of Others
Box/Folder
1/6
One Man Subway Riot - Erickson, Reverend Doctor Walfred
1964
1/7
Miscellaneous
1962, n.d.
Speech Notes
Box/Folder
1/8
C.H. Talk, Church and Negro Talk (Lola)
1966
1/9-10
Miscellaneous
1965-1966, n.d.
Conferences and Conventions
Box/Folder
1/11
Bellevue High School Conference - The Church and Urban Society
1967
Ephemera
Box/Folder
1/12
Equality - Peace Decals
n.d.
1/13
Handouts
1966-1969, n.d.
1/14
Miscellaneous
1969, n.d.
Newsletters
Box/Folder
1/15
Eastside Forum
1964-1969
1/16
La Verite
1970
Box/Folder
1/17
Curriculum Files
1968
Subject Series
Box/Folder
1/18
American Association of University Women, The Law and the Citizen
1965-1966, n.d.
1/19
American Friends Service Committee, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Marshals Non-Violent Training
1968-1972, n.d.
1/20-22
Another Mother for Peace, Seattle Women Act for Peace
1970-1976, n.d.
1/23
Asian Coalition for Equality
1969-1973, n.d.
1/24
Association of Intergroup Relations Officials (National)
1967-1968
1/25
Bellevue. Public Schools. Intercultural Transfer Program
1970
1/26
Bellevue. Public Schools. Urban-Suburban Environmental Education Program
1971
1/27
Bellevue Area Self-Improvement Council
1968, n.d.
1/28-29
Birch, John - Extreme Right
1965-1969, n.d.
1/30
Central Area Activities and Groups
1967-1968, n.d.
1/31
Central Area Mothers for Peace and Improvement
1969, n.d.
1/32
Central Contractors Association
1968-1969, n.d.
1/33
Chisholm (Shirley) for President
1971-1973, n.d.
2/1
Church and Race - Clyde Hill Baptist Church
1964
2/2
Council for the Advancement of Human Welfare
1968
2/3
Defacto Segregation - Proposals for Change
1964, n.d.
2/4
Discrimination - Racism
1966-1970, n.d.
2/5
Far Right
1965-1968, n.d.
2/6-9
Farm Workers
1969-1977, n.d.
2/10
Fourteenth Amendment Organization
n.d.
2/11-12
Grassroots Assembly for Women, Seattle Women Act for Peace
1966-1974, n.d.
2/13
Head Start
1965, n.d.
2/14
Housing - Fair Housing Law
1963-1969, n.d.
2/15
Housing - Minority Housing
1969-1977, n.d.
2/16
Housing - Open Housing
1963-1968, n.d.
2/17-18
Housing - Operation Equality
1965-1969, n.d.
2/19
Jewry
1962-1967, n.d.
2/20
Leschi - Montana Exchange, Maltby Camp
1967-1969, n.d.
2/21
McAdoo (Benjamin F.) for School Board
1969
2/22
Miscellaneous Organizations, Campaigns, Crusades
1969-1970, n.d.
2/23
Miller, Reverend Thomas W. - Bible Education
1967-1971, n.d.
2/24
Monument Project: "These Honored Dead..."
n.d.
2/25
Name Change Proposal King Street - King County
1968
2/26
Nationwide Negro History Program (Proposal)
1968
2/27
New and Small Groups
1965-1971, n.d.
2/28
Opportunities Industrialization Center. Seattle
1963-1971, n.d.
2/29
Pay-n-Save Boycott
1969-1970, n.d.
2/30
Pay-n-Save Employment Campaign "All White, Not Right"
1969
2/31
Peace Action
1971-1972
3/1
Peace Movements - Teach-ins, Vietnam
1962-1965, n.d.
3/2
Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice
1974-1976, n.d.
3/3
Plant Sharing
1966-1969, n.d.
3/4-5
Police
1966-1969, n.d.
3/6
Poor Peoples' March
1968
3/7
Racial Integration in the Churches and in Housing Packet
1960-1962, n.d.
3/8
Safe Interaction
1968-1970, n.d.
3/9
Sam Smith Seminar
1968-1969, n.d.
3/10
Seattle. Human Rights Commission
1969-1970, n.d.
3/11-13
Seattle Women Act for Peace
1970-1976, n.d.
3/14
Selma to Montgomery
1965
3/15
Separation of Church and State
1965, n.d.
3/16
South Snohomish County. Human Relations Council
1970, n.d.
3/17
Student Protest
1968-1975, n.d.
3/18
Third Lake Washington Bridge, Thomson Expressway
1967-1969, n.d.
3/19
Urban League. Seattle. Negro Scholarship Fund Committee
1966-1969, n.d.
3/20
Veterans, GIs in Service
1970-1972, n.d.
3/21
The Voice of Bellevue
n.d.
3/22
War and Protest
1969-1973, n.d.
3/23
War Resisters League/War Tax Resistance
1971-1977, n.d.
3/24
Washington. Discrimination, State Board Against
1963-1969, n.d.
3/25
Welfare
1971-1972, n.d.
3/26
"What Can I Do?" List - Volunteer
1966-1968, n.d.
3/27
Women's Liberation, Equal Rights Amendment
1970-1974, n.d.
3/28
Young Women's Christian Association
1968, n.d.
Clippings
Box/Folder
3/29
Central Area Committee for Peace and Improvement
1968, n.d.
3/30
Continuous Progress Center
1967, n.d.
3/31
Miscellaneous
1969, n.d.
Box/Folder
3/32
Publications
1968

Christians and Friends for Racial EqualityReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3/33
General Correspondence
1964-1967
3/34
Minutes
1965
3/35
Notes
1967, n.d.
3/36
Ephemera
1965-1970, n.d.
3/37
Newsletters
1965-1966
Subject Series
Box/Folder
3/38
Interracial Home Visits
1964-1965, n.d.
3/39
Minority Adoption
1967-1969, n.d.
3/40
New Years Callers
1966-1970, n.d.
3/41
Voter Workshop
1963-1965, n.d.
Box/Folder
3/42
Clippings
n.d.

Coalition Against DiscriminationReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3/43-45
General Correspondence
1970-1972, n.d.
3/46
Minutes
1971-1972
3/47
Agendas
1972
3/48
Court Papers
1972
4/1
Reports
1968-1972, n.d.
4/2
Speeches and Writings
1970-1971, n.d.
4/3
Lists
4/4
Notes
n.d.
4/5
Financial Records
1972
4/6
Ephemera
1970-1972, n.d.
4/7
Press Releases
1970-1972
4/8
Newsletters
1972
4/9
Newsletters - of Others
1968-1972
4/10-13
Subject Series - Discrimination / Clubs - Moose, Elks, Eagles
1970-1972, n.d.
4/14
Clippings
1971-1972, n.d.

Eastside Conference on Religion and RaceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4/15
General Correspondence
1964-1969, n.d.
4/16-17
Reports
1968-1969, n.d.
4/18
Curriculum Materials
n.d.
Course Materials
Box/Folder
4/19
Adult Education - Negro History Course
n.d.
4/20
Charles Smith's Outline, Laws - Negro in U.S. History
1967, n.d.
4/21
Outline for Adult Education Classes
1965-1970, n.d.
4/22-23
Planning Religion and Race Education Courses
1968, n.d.
4/24-25
Teaching Negro in U.S. History
1962-1968, n.d.
4/26
Working Papers on Continued Racial Problems - Proposed Class
1967-1968, n.d.
4/27
Miscellaneous
n.d.
Box/Folder
4/28
Ephemera
1964-1969, n.d.
4/29
Speeches and Writings
n.d.
4/30
Lists
4/31
Miscellany
n.d.
Subject Series
Box/Folder
4/32-35
Activities and Achievements
1963-1969, n.d.
4/36-37
Bellevue. Public Schools
1965-1972, n.d.
4/38
Bellevue. Public Schools. Suburbs - White Ghetto, Intercultural Education
1967-1969, n.d.
4/39
Bellevue Community College
1968-1969, n.d.
4/40
Bellevue High School Human Relations Conference
1966
4/41
Blacks at Bellevue Community College
1967, n.d.
4/42
Brotherhood Award (Lola)
1967
4/43
Brotherhood Dinner
1966
4/44
Police Scholarships
1967
box:oversize
7
Posters
n.d.
Box/Folder
4/45
Speakers
1964-1967, n.d.
4/46
Voice of Americus, South Reports
1964-1965, n.d.
5/1-2
Workshops
1963-1969, n.d.
Clippings
Box/Folder
5/3
Community Colleges-Bellevue Community College, Seattle Central Community College
1967-1971
5/4
Miscellaneous
1969, n.d.
Box/Folder
5/5
Bellevue. Public Schools. Textbooks and Other Instructional Materials Concerning Minority Groups and Problems Subcommittee
1967, n.d.
5/6-7
E.C.R.R. Education Committee
1965-1969, n.d.
E.C.R.R. Steering Committee
Box/Folder
5/8-9
Minutes
1964-1968, n.d.
5/10
Member List
1965
5/11
Notes for Next Meeting
n.d.

Eastside Human Relations CouncilReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
5/12
General Correspondence
1969-1970
5/13
Outgoing Letters - Letters to the Editor
1969
5/14
Minutes
1963-1970
5/15
Reports
1968-1969
6/1
Lists
Newsletters
Box/Folder
6/2
Bridges
1969-1971
6/3
Newsletters - Of Others
1969-1970, n.d.
Manuals
Box/Folder
6/4
How To Do a Film Series
n.d.
How To Start a Small Newspaper
n.d.
Box/Folder
6/5
Ephemera
n.d.
6/6
Notes
1969, n.d.
6/7
Speeches and Writings
1969
Subject Series
Box/Folder
6/8
Book Discussion
1969, n.d.
6/9
Charter - Profile Information
1968-1970, n.d.
6/10
Colleges and Universities
1972, n.d.
6/11
Employment
1969-1970
6/12
Employment - Minority Employment
1970, n.d.
6/13
Neighborhood Human Relations Councils
1969
6/14
Scrapbook Materials
1969-1970
6/15
Teacher Education
1966-1969, n.d.
Clippings
Box/Folder
6/16
Employment
1967-1972
6/17
Miscellaneous
1969, n.d.
6/18
Bellevue. Public Schools. Intercultural Contacts Committee, Citizens Committee on Intercultural Education
1969-1970
6/19
Metropolitan Neighborhood Human Relations Councils
1969-1970, n.d.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (State)
  • African Americans--Housing--Washington (State)
  • African Americans--Washington (State)
  • Civil rights workers--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Civil rights--Societies, etc
  • Civil rights--Washington (State)
  • Discrimination in housing--Washington (State)
  • Discrimination--Washington (State)
  • Housing--Washington (State)
  • Women civil rights workers--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Personal Names :
  • Day, Kenneth W
  • Day, Lola--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Christian Friends for Racial Equality
  • Christians and Friends for Racial Equality
  • Coalition Against Discrimination (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Eastside Conference on Religion and Race (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Eastside Human Relations Council (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bellevue (Wash.)
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Clippings
  • Newsletters

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)