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TitleArea conference on applied democracy
DescriptionProgram 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.
SubjectDemocracy
Programs
Named PersonAtwood, 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 Period1940s
Date Created (original)January 14, 1946
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 9)
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-07-31
TranscriptAREA CONFERENCE ON APPLIED DEMOCRACY


Sponsored by


THE INTER-RACIAL COMMITTEE
of the
GALESBURG COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

and the

ILLINOIS INTER-RACIAL COMMISSION



Monday, January 14, 1946

10:00 A.M. - 9:30 P.M.



in the
UNIVERSALIST CHURCH
Prairie and Tompkins Streets
and
THE CARVER COMMUNITY CENTER
Depot and Berrien Streets



Galesburg, Illinois


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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"

"Economic Phases"
"Political Phases"
"Social Phases"

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


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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
College, 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
Commissioners

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 Description3 typed sheets 8.5 x 11 in.
FilenameArea_conference_on_applied_democracy.pdf
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