Series 7
Subject files, 1951-1987
Boxes 119-123; OP 34-35

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of subject files pertaining to topics, people, and events that interested Killens professionally and personally. The subject files contain material that Killens collected, including newsclippings, articles, correspondence, press releases, brochures, pamphlets, and fliers. The variety of topics represented shows Killens's investment in African American arts and civil rights. The largest amount of material pertains to Harry Belafonte, Paul Robeson, and the Detroit Rebellion of 1967; other material relates to political campaigns, trips Killens took for research, and commemorations of prominent African-American artists and politicians. For pieces Killens wrote on the topics and people below, including Harry Belafonte and Paul Robeson, see Series 2: Writings by Killens.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
119 1 Africa [1 of 2]
119 2 Africa [2 of 2]
119 3 African-American film and television
119 4 African-American history
119 5 African-American music
119 6 American Dialog, 1966
119 7 Bedford-Stuyvesant
119 8 Belafonte, Harry [1 of 2]
119 9 Belafonte, Harry [2 of 2]
120 1 Black Christian Nationalist Movement
120 2 Black History Travelogue, New Orleans, 1968
120 3 Black-Jewish relations, 1962-1992
120 4 Black Power, 1964-1985
120 5 Chase, Lincoln
120 6 Chavis, Benjamin F., Jr., book project on the Wilmington 10
120 7 China
120 8 Civil Rights, 1951-1979
120 9 Detroit Rebellion of 1967 [1 of 2]
120 10 Detroit Rebellion of 1967 [2 of 2]
120 11 Education
120 12 Epton, Bill
120 13 Ghent, Henri, African-American art reviews, 1971-1976
120 14 Greaves, William
120 15 Grenada Invasion, 1983
121 1 Harlem 6
121 2 Jesse Jackson Campaign, 1984
121 3 Lamming, George, 1987
121 4 Langston Hughes Memorial Library
121 5 Malcolm X
121 6 Medgar Evers library display
121 7 New York City politics
121 8 Nicaragua, circa 1979
121 9 Nigeria, 1964
121 10 Pan-African Festival of Art and Culture, Dakar, Senegal, June 1987
121 11 Patterson, Louise, 1984
121 12 Roach, Max, jazz projects
121 13 Robeson, Paul [1 of 4]
121 14 Robeson, Paul [2 of 4]
122 1 Robeson, Paul [3 of 4]
122 2 Robeson, Paul [4 of 4]
122 3 Robeson, Paul, Ad Hoc Committee to Defend Paul Robeson, 1977
122 4 Robeson, Paul, Ad Hoc Committee to Memorialize Paul Robeson, 1976
OP34 - Robeson, Paul, "Salute to Paul Robeson," program, 1973
OP35 - Robeson, Paul, World Magazine, April 7, 1973
122 5 Robinson, Jackie
122 6 Savage, Gus
122 7 Sharp, Saundra
122 8 South Africa [1 of 2]
122 9 South Africa [2 of 2]
123 1 Sutton, Percy, campaign for Mayor, 1977
123 2 University of California, Irvine visit, 1969
123 3 USSR trip, 1968
123 4 Vietnam War
123 5 W.C. Handy Centennial Celebration, 1973
123 6 W.E.B. DuBois clubs
123 7 West Virginia State College
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