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us: Quarles, Benjamin


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  • Fuller Name

    • Benjamin Arthur
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19040123
    • Death Date

        19961116
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Mitchellville (Bowie, Md.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Shaw University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Wisconsin--Madison
        • Organization: (naf) Dillard University
    • Organization

        (naf) Shaw University
    • Organization

        (naf) University of Wisconsin--Madison
    • Organization

        (naf) Dillard University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Civil Rights Documentation Project
    • Organization

        Civil Rights Documentation Project
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: His Frederick Douglass, 1948.
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1904)
    • found: NUCMC data from Moorland-Spingarn Research Center for His Interview, 1973 (Quarles, Benjamin, 1904- ; Historian; also member, Policy Committee, Civil Rights Documentation Project (the predecessor to the Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection now at Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, Washington, D.C.))
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 8, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Quarles, Benjamin; Quarles, Benjamin Arthur; historian; born 23 January 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States; graduated, Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina (1931); master's degree, University of Wisconsin; taught at Dillard University, New Orleans (1939); PhD in History from the University of Wisconsin (1940); secretary of the New Orleans Urban League; served on the New Orleans Council of Social Services (1940s); served on the Joint Center for Political Studies' Project Advisory Committee on Black Congress Members (1970s); received American Historical Association's Senior Historian Scholarly Distinction Award and Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History Lifetime Achievement Award (1996); died 16 November 1996 in Mitchellville, Maryland, United States)
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    • 2015-03-18: revised
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