Area conference on applied democracy
|Title||Area conference on applied democracy |
|Description||Program agenda for the Area Conference on Applied Democracy held January 14, 1946 in Galesburg, Illinois. The conference was sponsored by the Inter-Racial Committee of the Galesburg Council of Churches and the Illinois Inter-Racial Commission. |
|Named Person||Atwood, Jesse Howell; Bailey, Dwight; Beu, Frank A.; Bickham, Martin Hayes; Bodine, Marcy G.; Buchanan, John Dales; Henderson, Elmer; Johnson, Ralph B.; Klingberg, Frank; Lee, Rochelle; McKibbin, George B.; Pastor, Harry B.; Robinson, Ben; Stuart, Rodney S.; Weaver, Robert C.; Whitcomb, Leslie G.; Jenkins, Alan; Bailey, A. Leon; |
|Time Period||1940s |
|Date Created (original)||January 14, 1946 |
|Identifier||J. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 9) |
|Rights||See http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm |
|Collection||Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College) |
|Transcript||AREA CONFERENCE ON APPLIED DEMOCRACY|
THE INTER-RACIAL COMMITTEE
GALESBURG COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
ILLINOIS INTER-RACIAL COMMISSION
Monday, January 14, 1946
10:00 A.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Prairie and Tompkins Streets
THE CARVER COMMUNITY CENTER
Depot and Berrien Streets
AREA CONFERENCE ON APPLIED DEMOCRACY
Theme: Strengthening Post-War Democracy
Morning Session - 10 to 11:30 - Universalist Church
Panel Discussion: STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY IN THE POST-WAR COMMUNITY
Moderator - Rev. Leslie G. Whitcomb, Minister,
First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
"Employment-Labor in the Post-War Community"
"Education in the Post-War Community"
"Law Enforcement in the Post-War Community"
Luncheon Session - 12:00 Noon - 1:30 P.M. - Carver Community Center
Mayor Ralph B. Johnson, Presiding
Introduction of Speaker - - - Judge Rodney S. Stuart
Hon. George B. McKibbin, Speaker
"Strengthening Democracy Through Public Welfare"
Afternoon Session - 3:30 to 5:00 - Universalist Church
Panel Discussion: ATTITUDES AFFECTING YOUTH IN OUR DEMOCRACY
Moderator - Mrs. Rochelle Lee
[written in pencil]: Dr. Frank Klingberg
"Youth Speaks Out on Post-War Democracy"
Youth leaders from colleges and other organizations
will lead in the discussions.
Dinner Session - 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. - Carver Community Center
Rev. Alan Jenkins, Presiding
Rabbi Harry P. Pastor, Speaker
"Prejudice a Threat to Democracy"
Closing Session - 8 P.M.
Dr. Frank A. Beu, Presiding
Dr. Robert C. Weaver, Speaker
"Community Relations a Strength to Democracy"
Resolutions and Summary - Dr. Martin Hayes Bickham
RESOURCE LEADERS OF THE AREA CONFERENE ON APPLIED DEMOCRACY
Dr. Howell Atwood, Department of Sociology, Knox College, Galesburg
Dr. Dwight L. Bailey, Department of Rural Education,
Western State Teachers College, Macomb
Dr. Frank A. Beu, President, Western State Teachers College, Macomb
Dr. Martin Hayes Bickham, Chairman, Illinois Inter-Racial Commission
Dr. Marcy G. Bodine, Department of Social Science,
Western State Teachers College, Macomb
Dr. John Dales Buchanan, Professor of Bible and Religion, Monmouth
Mr. Elmer Henderson, Regional Director, Fair Employment Practices Committee
Hon. Ralph B. Johnson, Mayor of Galesburg
Dr. Frank Klingberg, Department of Political Science,
Knox College, Galesburg
Mrs. Rochelle Lee, Frances Willard School, River Forest, Illinois
Hon. George B. McKibbin, Chairman, Illinois Board of Public Welfare
Rabbi Harry B. Pastor, Anshai Emeth Temple, Peoria
Hon. Ben Robinson, State's Attorney, Galesburg
Hon. Rodney S. Stuart, Municipal Judge, Galesburg
Dr. Robert C. Weaver, Director of Community Relations, American Council
on Race Relations
Rev. Leslie G. Whitcomb, Minister, First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
Rev. Alan Jenkins, Minister, Central Congregational Church, Galesburg.
General Chairman, Area Conference on Applied Democracy
Mr. A. Leon Bailey, Executive Director, Illinois Inter-Racial Commission
General Director, Area Conference on Applied Democracy
|Physical Description||3 typed sheets 8.5 x 11 in. |