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Guide to the Charlie J. Black Papers, RG 851

Listed by: Brenda Prather
Date: 8/3/99


Date Span: 1966-1990

Biographical Sketch: Black is an Alabama native, born in Monroe County and graduated from Alabama State University. He was a public school teacher in Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, and District of Columbia. He has served as a government employee, civic and business leader, and was a columnist for "Upward Mobility" in The Washington Provider, as well as an author.

Scope / Content: Includes newspaper columns and clippings, letters, copy of his book After the Fact: 20/20 Hindsight, correspondence, an interview tape, and miscellaneous items.  Arranged by accession number rather than by series:  95-086; 90-035; 89-087.


Accession 95-86:  August 1987 Letter and "Upward Mobility" column.

Box 1
1.  Letter to William C. Highfill, August 4, 1987
2.  "Upward Mobility" The Washington News Observer, August 1, 1987


Accession 90-35: "Upward Mobility" columns and Correspondence--Business and Personal

Box 1
1. Upward Mobility Column Clippings from the Washington News Observer
2. Miscellaneous Items
3. Correspondence - Congressional
4. Correspondence - Military
5. Correspondence - Colleges and Universities
6. Correspondence - Business
7. Correspondence - Other and Personal Papers


 

Accession 89-87:  1966-1989:  Book, Interview, Political correspondence, Biographical information, Newspaper columns.

Box 1
1. Book - After the fact: 20/20 Hindsight, 1987
2. Cassettes - Charlie Black, September 13, 1988
3. Resume
4. Telegram - Black to Coach J. Thompson, March 30, 1985
5. Testimony to D.C. City Council, May 19, 1976
6. Testimony to D.C. Bar Association, October 9, 1980
7. Charlie J. Black for Congress, 1971
8. C.J. Black Enterprises, Inc., April 10, 1988
9. Press Release, May 15, 1984
10. Listing of Civic Association Awards Received, 1977
11. Certificates received, 1988
12. Obituary for William M. Johnson, June 14, 1987
13. Harrison High School "Class of 1963 Reunion", September 5, 1983
14. Acknowledgements of Black’s book from various colleges, July and August 1988
15. Letters: Sen. Heflin to Black, Septeber 20, 1980, February 20, 1986, August 8, 1988
16. Rep. Michell to Black, October 2, 1985, November 14, 1985
17. Deputy Att. Gen. Flaherty to Black, September 27, 1977
18. Rep. Conyers to Black, November 11, 1977
19. Sen. Sparkman to Black, February 3, 1997, August 15, 1977, September 11, 1977
20. Rep. Bevill to Black, August 1, 1977
21. Rep. Edwards to Black, August 2, 1977
22. Sen. Allen to Black, August 1, 1977
23. Rep. Buchanan to Black, August 2, 1977
24. Chairman Tucker to Black, November 22, 1977
25. Sen. Adams to Black, June 26, 1987
26. T. H. Bell to Black, June 28, 1983
27. Election letter from Black, September 2, 1974
28. P. Simpson to Black, May 11, 1967
29. Sherrie Cooksey to Black, February 14, 1985
30. Gov. Wallace to Black, February 8, 1985
31. Susan Hamilton to Black, June 28. 1988
32. P. Lee to Black, July 5, 1988
33. J. P. Cather to Black, July 8, 1988
34. Vincent Bruno to Black, August 12, 1988
35. G. Rich to Black, June 8, 1988
36. Black to W. C. Highfill, July 25, 1988
37. Mary Doubleday to Black, July 7, 1988
38. C. E. Diehl to Black, August 3, 1988
39. Black to Gene Geiger, July 25, 1988
40. Harold Carter to Black, July 18, 1988
41. Black to H. Carter, July 25, 2008
42. C. G. Gomillion to Black, August 17, 1988
43. Mayor Eugene Sawyer to Black, August 22, 1988
44. Black to D. Cox, September 1, 1988
45. Newspaper Columns (undated)
46. Newspaper article about Black, March 1966
47. Newspaper articles about Black, 1970-79
48. Newspaper Columns, 1971
49. Newspaper Columns, 1974
50. Newspaper Columns, 1975-77
51. Newspaper articles about Black, 1980-88
52. Newspaper Columns, 1981-82
53. Newspaper Columns, 1983
54. Newspaper Columns, 1984
55. Newspaper Columns, 1985
56. Newspaper Columns, 1986
57. Newspaper Columns, 1987
58. Newspaper Columns, 1988
59. Newspaper Columns, 1989

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