Index

Abbott, Ruth “Abbie”, 220-222
Action for South Africa (ASA), 265-6
African history, 64-5, 104-5, 263
African American Institute (AAI), 75, 271,
African National Congress (ANC), 105, 267
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), 302, 305
American Labor Party, 175
Angelou, Maya, 267
Arden, Lynn, 125
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), 259,262-3, 273
Ausubel, Prof. Herman of Columbia, 104-5

Baker, Ella, 276
Baldwin, James, 270
Balilla, fascist youth organization, 23
Baptiste, Thomas, 274
Barclay, Helen Beveridge (LPB’s aunt, his father’s sister), 13, 15, 163-170
Barclay, Robert (LPB’s uncle, husband of father’s sister Helen), 13,15, 163
Barclift, Richard, 270
Baylen, Joyce, 112, 230
Baylen, Susan, 230, 234
Beane, Mrs., 63-4
Bellefonte, Harry, 58
Bergson, Harry, 10
Bergson, Samuel, 10
Berkowitz, Norman, 125
Beverage, Grace Reed (LPB’s aunt, wife of father’s brother Albion),14, 15, 171-4
Beverage, Harold H. (LPB’s second cousin), 12, 201
Beverage, Hiram S. (LPB’s second cousin), 209-10
Beverage, Nellie Ames (wife of LPB’s cousin), 209
Beverage, Orris L. (LPB’s grandfather), 1-2, 5-12
Beverage, Rev. Albion P. (LPB’s uncle, his father’s brother), 8, 13-15,40, 170
Beverage, Rose Pierson (LPB’s grandmother), 2, 6, 12-15, 200
Beverage, Vernon L.(LPB’s cousin), 209, 295
Beveridge, Ann (Titterington ),(LPB’s cousin), 14, 35, 194, 199
Beveridge, Arnold P. (LPB’s uncle, his father’s brother), 14-5, 151-158, 160-2, 295-302
Beveridge, Charles E. (LPB’s double cousin), 185, 188, 193-4
Beveridge, Deborah W. (LPB’s cousin), 183
Beveridge, Dorothy Gattrell (LPB’s aunt, his mother’s sister, and wifeof father’s brother), 15, 17, 184-5, 286, 297, 302
Beveridge, Dorothy Woodrow (LPB’s aunt, wife of his father’s brotherNorwood), 15, 175
Beveridge, Eliot P. (LPB’s uncle, his father’s brother), 1. 14-5, 28, 40,170, 184-193, 294-5, 301
Beveridge, Frank D. (LPB’s cousin), 155, 295-8
Beveridge, Hortense “Tee” Sie (LPB’s first wife); and the Harlem riot,29; early life and our first meeting,107-110; first year together,110-113; meets my parents, 125; as Army wife, 135-138; Mother’sfirst letter to.147-149; Lyford’s letter to. 206-9; and CAN, 260-1; professional work, 273-6; infertility and adoption, 280-1;separation, 305
Beveridge, Ida Gattrell (LPB’s mother); early life,16-19; as facultywife, 19-21; meets Tee,125-6; first letter to,Tee 147-9
Beveridge, Irene (LPB’s cousin), 14, 34, 155, 298
Beveridge, Jesse T. (LPB’s son), growing up 281-4, first visit to Island294-5, second visit 302
Beveridge, Lowell P., Sr. (LPB’s father); early life, 14-5; change oflife, 118-9; character, 121-2; family strain, 285-6, 293-4
Beveridge, Lyford P (LPB’s uncle, his father’s brother), 12, 14-5, 155,194-201, 206-8, 286, 295
Beveridge, Norwood P. (LPB’s uncle, his father’s brother), 14-5, 174-82
Beveridge, Olive A. (LPB’s aunt, his father’s sister). 10, 12-15, 155-163, 285
Beveridge, Priscilla DeLano (LPB’s aunt, wife of his father’s brotherArnold), 14-5, 155-59
Beveridge, Ruth Reynolds (LPB’s aunt, wife of his father’s brotherLyford), 14-5, 200-1, 295
Beveridge, Thomas (LPB’s 3rd great grandfather), 5
Beveridge, Thomas G. (LPB’s brother), 21, 132-3, 185, 233, 236
Bibb, Leon, 261
Birth of a Nation, the movie, 71
Bishop, Father Shelton Hale, 145, 227-9, 233, 294
Blake, June (HSB’s cousin), 230-1, 233
Blue, Willie, 275
Booker, Ben, 145
Booth, Bill, 171
Boston Tea Party of 1773, 5
Bowie, Jean, 145, 286-7
Bowie, Rev. W. Russell, 145, 279
Braithwaite, Cecil, 270
Brewster, Wilda, 168
Bricktop (see Smith, Ada), 275
Bridgewater State Normal School, 19
Brown, Lucy, 276-7
Buck, Burdett J. (LPB’s uncle, husband of his mother’s sister Lucy),31, 33, 213-4
Buck, Laura (Dennison) (LPB’s cousin), 211, 215-7
Buck, Lucy Gattrell (LPB’s aunt, his mother’s sister), 211-3
Buck, Nancy (Newkirk) (LPB’s cousin), 211, 215, 284
Budlong, Florence (LPB’s aunt, partner of his father’s sister Olive),13, 15, 159-60
Butler, Pres. Nicholas Murray of Columbia University, 107, 224

Calderwood, Alton “Tonny”, 1, 41, 295
Caner, Dr. G. Colket of Harvard, 90-1
Carrington, Walter C., 75
Carty, Dolores I., 265
Carty, Leo, 265, 270
Carver, Constance (LPB’s cousin), 174
Cawthorn, Marvin, 59-61
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), 268-9, 271
Chen, Miss, 26-7
Chi, Chao-chu, 74
Childress, Alice, 261
Chisholm, Congresswoman Shirley, 261-2, 274
Christmas, Walter, 261
Civil Right Congress, (CRC), 66, 84, 271, 281
Clarke, Prof. John Henrik, 270
Coffey Mary, 289
Cohn, Jo, 261
COINTELPRO, 291
Columbia University, 19, 26, 92, 103-5, 107, 111, 118-9, 224
Committee for the Advancement of the Negro in Architecture, The(CANA), 267-8
Committee for the Negro in the Arts (CNA), 260-1, 265, 269
Communist Party USA, 43, 52, 68-72, 74-5, 84, 93, 107-8, 110, 112,115, 185, 244, 264, 271, 276-7
Conant, President James B. of Harvard, 76-8
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), 252
Cooper, Peter H., 34, 38-9, 58, 67, 107-8, 125, 132, 138, 142, 230-1,233-4
Council on African Affairs (CAA), 108, 262, 265
Covici, Dorothy, 127
Covici, Pascal, Jr., 34, 47
Crichlow, Ernest, 261, 265

Davis, Harold, 251
Davis, Ossie, 261, 270
Davis, Rev. John, of St. Albans Church, Alexandria, 144-5
Dawley, Ed, 256
Daytop Village, theraputic community, 283-5, 305
DeCarava, Roy, 261, 270
Decision in Africa, by Alphaeus Hunton, 263
Dee, Ruby, 261
Dennison, Edwin W.(husband of LPB’s cousin Laura), 215
Dennison, Laura Buck (see Buck, Laura)
Divine, Father, 62-3
Dorchester Temple Baptist Church, 10
Dorchester, Massachusetts, 2, 11-13
Du Bois, Dr. William Edward Burghardt, 105-6, 136, 175, 262-4
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 264

Eisenhower, Pres. Dwight D., 107, 289
Elkind, Ed, 34, 38
Emma Lazarus Federation of Jewish Women’s Clubs, 263
English, Dr. Josephine, 279
Eugene (last name unknown), 25
Fairbank, Prof. John K. of Harvard, 64
Faulkner, Stanley, 242, 245
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 8, 33, 45, 61, 63, 64, 68, 71, 74,77, 84, 85, 86, 88-91, 92, 99, 103, 104, 106, 109, 111, 135, 155,182, 231, 239, 242, 245, 248, 250, 252, 256, 258, 262, 270, 276-78, 281, 291
Feelings, Tom, 265, 270
Ford, Clebert, 270
Ford, Juanita (HSB’s cousin), 233
Freedomways Magazine, 264
Friends Service Committee, 64
Fundi, the movie, 276

Galamison, Rev. Milton A., 270, 272
Gaston, Mother Rosetta, 263-4
Gattrell, Charles (LPB’s grandfather), 16-7, 32, 211-2
Gattrell, Eliza Jane Chapman (LPB’s grandmother), 16, 212
Gaynor, Edna, 112, 114, 231
Gaynor, Florence, 112
Gaynor, Wardell, 112
Grant, Joanne, (Rabinowitz), 276
Greenberg, Dr. Joseph of Columbia, 105
Greene, Dr. Carl and Anna, 252
Greet, Anne, 23, 218
Greet, Prof. W. Cabell and Kay, 23, 218-20
Guy, Rosa, 261

Handlin, Prof. Oscar of Harvard, 64
Hanna, Elizabeth, 32
Hansberry, Leo, 106
Hansberry, Lorraine, 106, 281
Harkless, James, 48, 63, 75
Harlem, riot of March 1935, 28-9
Harvard College, 1, 14-6, admission to, 45, Black studies at, 64-5,organizing NAACP on campus, 74-5 , loyalty oath protest 76-9,conflict with Dean’s office, 85-8, cooperation with FBI, 88-91,reprisal for politcal activity,92-102
Harvard Crimson, 75, 77, 78-83, 86-8
Harvard Society for Minority Rights, (Branch of NAACP), 74-7
Holt, John of Harvard Student Employment, 96, 98, 101
Holt, Len, 256-8, 270
Holt, Rita, 256,
Honeybaby, Honeybaby, the movie, 274
Hopkins, Eleanor, 220
Horace Mann Elementary School, 33
Horace Mann School for Boys, 33-4, 38
Hubley, Faith,, 261
Hughes, Langston, 261, 270
Hunter College, , 108, 275
Hunton, Dr. W. Alphaeus and Dorothy, 262-3
Hurwitz, Leo, 261

Imogene (Last name unknown), 26-7, 104
Institute of Design and Construction, Brooklyn, 249
International Youth Conference, 108
International Union of Students, 109
Iyanough, Sachem, 6

Jefferson School of Social Science, 105-6, 136
JFN Associates, Inc., 256
Ji Chaozhu (see: Chi, Chao-chu)
Joe (last name unknown), 25
John Birch Society, 184
John Reed Club of Harvard, 72, 79, 81, 83-4
Johnson, Guy, 267
Johnson, Howard “Stretch”, 276
Jones, Elaine V., 261
Jones, Judge Thomas R., 261
Jones, LeRoi (aka Amiri Baraka), 270
Jordan, Jack, 274
Jordan, Joe, 256

Kauraisa, Charles, 266
Kerina, Mburumba and Jane, 265
Killens, John O., 261, 270
Kloman, Rev. Felix, 144
Knox, Rev. Raymond C. and Florence of Columbia, 224-6
Koischwitz, Helen, 32
Kooper, Rev. Markus, 260, 266
Kozonguizi, Jareritundu, 266
Kuperman, Howard, 261

Labor Youth League (LYL), 60, 68, 81, 84
Latin School, Boys, Boston, 14, 16, 186
Latin School, Girls, Boston, 13, 166
Lawrence, Jacob, 261, 265
Lawson, Peggy, 261
Lee, Seng Wee, 58
Lena (last name unknown), 25, 32
Liberation Committee for Africa (LCA), 259, 262, 269-70
Liberator magazine, 259, 262, 265, 269-71
Lismore Castle, County Waterford, Ireland, 16, 19
Lockhart, Calvin, 274
Louise Wise Agency, adoption, 280
Lumumba, Prime Minister Patrice of Congo, 268-9
Lyman, Richard of Harvard, 96, 98, 101
Lysenko, Trofim, 71

Make, Vusumsi, 267
Mannas, Jimmie, 270
Marcantonio, Congressman Vito, 175
Matthews, Dr. Z.K., 105
Mayflower Donut Shops, Washington D.C., 111
Maynard, Joan Bacchus, 265, 270, 273
McCarthy, Senator Joseph R., 38, 80, 83, 85, 107, 170, 175, 184, 261
McCarthyism, 39, 70, 80, 244, 249
McCormick, Prof. John of Harvard, 95-6, 98, 101
McKinney, Dr. Susan Smith, 276
McLucas, Leroy, 270
Mellenders, Eugene, 112, 114, 231
Merolla, Norma Barclay (LPB’s cousin), 13, 34, 163, 167, 168-9
Metcalf, Helen, 160
Micheaux, Lewis, 113
Millen, Rev. Michael, 48
Mollegen, Rev. Albert T., 119, 145
Monroe, Dean John of Harvard, 94-5, 98-9
Moore, Bishop Paul, 290
Moore, Richard B., 113
Morningside Heights, 27, 34, 58, 111
Morningside Park, 24, 27, 37
Moseley, Frederick S., Jr., 16, 46
Moseley, Frederick S., Sr, 17. 213
Muhammad Speaks, newspaper, 264

Namibia, 260, 265, 266
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People(NAACP), 74, 75, 106, 227, 279
National Lawyers Guild, 79, 245
National Memorial Book Store, 113
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps at Harvard (NROTC), 76-8
Neal. Larry, 269
New York University School of Film, 108, 111, 260
New, Dr. Peter, 27
New, Dr. Y. T., 27
Newkirk, Sally (LPB’s cousin), 284
Ngavirue , Zedekiah “Zed”, 266
Niebuhr, Rev. Reinhold, 118
Nkrumah, Prime Minister Kwame of Ghana, 108
North Haven, Maine, early days 5-7; in Orris’ time 11-12
Nujoma, Pres. Sam of Namibia, 267

Ojehomon, Ojeamiren, 65
Onipede, Oladipo “Ladi”, 136
Owens, Charles, 254
Owens, Congressman Major, 261

Pan-African Congress (PAC), South Africa, 267
Parkway-Stuyvesant Community and Housing Council, 260
Patrick, Tom, 187-8
Patterson, Louise Thompson, 281
Patterson, William L., 84, 271, 281
Peekskill Riot, August 1949, 66-8, 70, 84, 254
Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, 272-4
Pike, Bishop James A., 119
Poitier, Sidney, 261, 275
Political Affairs, 70
Pratt Area Community Council, 275
Progressive Party, 38-9, 43, 48, 58, 66, 81, 106, 113

Quakers, 61-2

Radcliffe College, 1, 13, 15, 45, 48, 159, 166
Reischauer, Prof. Edward O. of Harvard, 64
Richards, Bea, 281
Riley, Clayton, 270
Roach, Max, 270
Roberts, Tom, 74
Robeson, Paul, 66-8, 84, 108, 175, 261-2
Robeson, Paul, Jr., 58
Robinson, Lafayette, 272
Rosenberg, Ethel and Julius, 107, 110-1, 125
Russell, Carlos E., 269
Russell, Charlie L., 269

Sack, John J, 80.
Sands, Diana, 274-5
Schirmer, Daniel Boone, 84
Science and Society, 70
Seeger, Pete, 39-40, 67
Sharpsville massacre in 1960, 265
shebeens, 267
Sie, Rachel (LPB’s mother in law), 116-8, 230, 250, 259
Sie, Thorgues, Jr. (LPB’s brother in law), 117
Sie, Thorgues, Sr. (LPB’s father in law), 116
Silberman, Dorothy, 48-51, 54, 107, 143, 187
Skinner, Elliott, 105
Slovak, Pvt. Eddie, 238
Smith Act (Alien Registration Act of 1940), 43, 68-70, 80, 84, 276
Smith, Ada (Bricktop), 275
Smith, Senator Margaret Chase, 40
Smolet, Peter, 275
South Africa, Union of, 105, 218, 227, 254, 265-7
South West Africa (see Namibia),
South West African People’s Organization (SWAPO), 265
Sparhawk, Irene Beveridge (see Beveridge, Irene)
Spotlight on Africa, newsletter, 262
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Alexandia, 144
St. Philip’s Church, New York City, 227
Stanley, Rev. Clifford L., 119
Stein, Annie, 272
Stokes, Reverend Mother Lena, 113, 142, 230, 234
Stotsenberg, Chaplain, 204-5, 229
Strong, Anna Louise, 83
Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 257, 276, 292
Sydenham Hospital, 112, 114
Sykes, Ossie, 270

Thomas, Bishop Albert S., 279
Tileston School, Dorchester, 11
Tillich, Rev. Paul J., 118

Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 104-5, 109, 118
United Negro College Fund, 71

Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia, 92, 119, 124, 286

Walker, Bishop John T., 144, 225-7
Wallace, Henry, 38-9, 43, 80-2
Ward. Douglass Turner, 270
Watson, Dean Robert B. of Harvard, 86-7
Watts, Daniel H., 268-9
We Charge Genocide, 271
Webber, William, 104
Weeksville, Society for the Preservation of ____and Bedford-
Stuyvesant History, 273
Weltfish, Dr. Gene of Columbia, 105
White, Rev. Emmons E., 171
Williams, Sarah, 25-6, 104
Wilson, Charles E., 269
Wilson, John Lewis, 268
Wilson, Marion and Roland, 166-8
Winston, Dale, 251
Winston, Henry, 69
Woodson, Dr. Carter G., 263
Woodworth, Prof. G. Wallace, 95-6, 98, 101
Workers’ Book Shop, 107-8, 113
World Peace Conference, Paris 1949, 66

Young Progressives of Harvard, 61, 72-4, 76-7, 78-9, 81, 83, 85-6, 87,90-1, 98, 99
Young Progressives, 39, 68

Zabriskie, Dean Alexander 287
Zabriskie, Dr. Philip T., 228
Zulu Rebellion of 1907, 65