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James A. Moss was a professor and sociologist focusing on race relations in America and internationally, from the early 1950s until his death in 1990. The collection consists of material written and compiled by Moss, such as his research and writing, personal papers, correpondence, and photogrpahic slides.
James Allen Moss was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 27, 1920 to Marion Thompson Wright, an African-American scholar and activist, and William Moss. James A. Moss had an expansive academic career in both teaching and administration. From 1942-1948 Moss attended both Fordham University and the New School for Social Research in New York where he received a B.A. in Sociology. During this time, he simultaneously served in the United States Army at Fort Dix, New Jersey as a Supply Sergeant.
8.5 Linear Feet (16 Hollinger boxes, one large flat box)
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