Title: Papers, 1930s-1970s Description: 18 linear ft.
Notes: In part, photocopies. Afro-American journalist, political activist, and editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, one of the oldest Afro-American newspapers, from 1936-1961. Personal papers, correspondence, articles, columns, interviews, speeches, press releases, programs, invitations, memorabilia, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Prattis's career as a journalist and his interest in civil rights for Afro-Americans, black history, race relations, and world peace. Includes records of the Pittsburgh Courier and personal papers of former Courier president and editor Robert L. Vann.
Subjects: Afro-American journalists -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. lcsh. Afro-Americans -- Civil rights. Afro-Americans -- History. Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. Black newspapers -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. Newspaper editors -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. lcsh Pittsburgh courier (Pittsburgh, PA : 1910 : National ed.) Pittsburgh courier (Pittsburgh, PA : 1955 : National ed.) United States -- Race relations. Vann, Robert L., 1887-1940.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.146 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A729
Staff, MSRC, "PRATTIS, PERCIVAL LEROY" (2015). Manuscript Division. 159.