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Rebuilding the Tower of Babel; 1957

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Creator:Landry, Stuart O.
Title:Rebuilding the Tower of Babel; 1957

From the McCain (William D.) Pamphlet Collection; In this pamphlet, Landry asserts that integrationists are trying to reunite the races that God separated in the Old Testament story of the Tower of Babel. He asserts that new anthropological and psychological theories of racial equality are pseudoscientific and backed by Communist interests. Landry cites some Old Testament quotations that he interprets as implying that segregation is ordered by God, and he asserts that race amalgamation will be lead to the downfall of Christianity. He also compares African Americans' social condition to that of Jews, Italians, Germans, and Irish in order to support his argument that African Americans' place at the bottom of the United States' social structure is a result of their lack of effort.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:African Americans | Bible. O.T. | Civil rights movements | Race relations | Religion and social problems | Segregation | Church and social problems--Catholic Church | Race discrimination--Religious aspects | African Americans--Social conditions | Race discrimination--Southern States | African Americans--Segregation--Southern States | Whites--Race identity--Southern States | Propaganda, Anti-communist | Cold War--Influence | Bible. Leviticus | Bible. Deuteronomy | Segregation in education--Southern States | Catholics | Jews | Miscegenation
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 4, Folder 1, M393 McCain (William D.) Pamphlet Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the William D. McCain Pamphlet Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/1848/rec/1