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Subseries 1. Pittsburgh Courier 1945-1963

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries includes documents from Bolden’s tenure at the Pittsburgh Courier covering the years 1945 to 1963. The material in this series includes drafts of articles, memos, notes, newspaper clippings of articles written by Bolden for the Courier, and research files of subjects that later appeared as articles in the paper. The subseries is arranged chronologically.

Folder 29 Drafts of articles on India, 1945
Folder 30 Articles on various subjects, 1945
Folder 31 Overseas Subjects articles, 1945
Folder 32 Copy and Telegrams from Courier Branch Offices, 1945-1946
Folder 33-35 Newspaper clippings of articles by Bolden, 1947-1953, 1955
Folder 36 Pittsburgh Courier and Branch Publications circulation report, 1949
Folder 37-38 Scrapbook pages of newspaper clippings (loose pages), 1949-1951
Folder 39 Notes on Supreme Court ruling in Henderson v. Commerce Commission and Southern Railway Co., 1950
Folder 40 Pittsburgh Courier Count, Gross Run, Spoils, Net Run, and Difference, November 18, 1950
Folder 41 Newspaper clippings of articles written by Bolden, 1951
Folder 42 Handwritten notes on story leads, 1952
Folder 43 Press Pass for Stevenson Rally, 1952
Folder 44 Pittsburgh Courier Directory of Employees, 1952
Folder 45 Newspaper clippings of articles written by Bolden, 1953
Folder 46 Pittsburgh Courier Press Passes, 1954
Folder 47 Research File: Chart of arrests by race for all Pittsburgh Police stations; newspaper clippings on Spaulding Inquest and crime, 1954
Folder 48 Newspaper clippings of musical and theatrical reviews written by Bolden, 1954-1955
Folder 49 "City Feature: Heroes in Blue" draft, 1955
Folder 50 Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh Page One Awards certificates, 1955
Folder 51 Page One: Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh Yearbook, 1956, 1959, 1961
Folder 52 "It Happened in Pittsburgh," column drafts with editorial mark-ups, ca.1956
Folder 53 Memos from the Cleveland Courier Branch Office, 1957
Folder 54 Article draft with editorial mark-ups on NAACP dissatisfaction with Governor George M. Leader, 1958
Folder 55 The Foreign Policy Association of Pittsburgh Reception Dinner for Adnan Menderes, Prime Minister of Turkey, 1959
Folder 56 Newspaper clippings, "International Leaders at Pitt," 1959
Folder 57 Invitation to luncheon for Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Pittsburgh, 1959
Folder 58 Proposed Agreement between Pittsburgh Courier and Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, 1960

Box 2
Folder 1 Story lead and comments on Daniel Gardner Kean, 1962
Folder 2 Drafts of articles with Bolden's editorial mark-ups, 1963
Folder 3 Handwritten notes on jazz performances, undated
Folder 4 Typewritten note from P.L. Prattis, undated
Folder 5 Pittsburgh Courier blank receipt form, undated