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Charlie J. Black papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0167

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typescript copy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” copyrighted 1985-86. It covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. It was subsequently published in 1987 by the Washington Provider. The collection also contains several clippings of Black’s column “Upward Mobility,” from the Washington New Observer, some correspondence, a resume, and an outline for the autobiography.

Dates

  • 1985-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

Charlie J. Black is an African-American Alabama native, educator and political activist in the Washington, DC area.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (photocopy)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photocopy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” which covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. Also, some correspondence and newspaper articles by Black.

Provenance

Gift of Charlie J. Black, 1986

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

S.M. Braden, 2009; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Charlie J. Black papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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