Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310, Series 7
Scope and Contents Series includes photographic and audio materials belonging to Helen Bass Williams. Materials include photographs of Helen Bass Williams and persons close to her, civil rights activism in the South, and her career and work at Head Start, Mississipi Action for Progress, and Purdue; as well as negatives and audio recordings from her time at Tougaloo College and Purdue University.
Dates: 1916-1980, undated
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310, Series 7, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Sub-series includes photographs from Williams' time at Purdue University and an audio recording. Photographs depict Williams around campus and at speaking engagements, as well as photographs of students and notable persons. Photographs of significance include Williams speaking at a campus protest and a Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony, as well as photographs of a student civil rights leader and Dick Gregory. Audio records discussions of race issues on university campus and specific issues at...
Dates: 1968 - 1978
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310
Overview This collection includes documents, correspondence, published materials, photographs, and audio recordings collected and created by Helen Bass Williams that document her personal life, education, and her work as a civil rights activist in the South, educator, and counselor and professor at Purdue University.
Dates: 1915 - 2004; Majority of material found within circa 1960s and 1970s