|Repository:||Auburn Avenue Research Library|
|Creator:||Tate, Ernest C., (Ernest Cater), 1907-1990|
|Title:||Dr. Ernest C. Tate papers|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of a photograph of Tate, an award received by Tate, and three works by Tate including a playlet about James Weldon Johnson and his two books, The Social Implications of the Writings and the Career of James Weldon Johnson and Wordplay and Poetry.|
Dr. Ernest C. Tate, educator and author, was the son of James and Nancy Tate. Dr. Tate, born in Atlanta, Georgia was a graduate of Atlanta University. He also received his M.A. and Ph.D degrees from New York University in English. He was a member Big Bethel AME Church located on historic Auburn Avenue. He married Miss Faustina Hall and from this union three children were born Renee, Ernest, and Lafayette.
Dr. Tate taught at numerous high schools, colleges and universities, including Alabama State Teachers College, Florida A & M University, Atlanta University and Morris Brown College. Dr. Tate had a professorship at Morris Brown College for 27 years and was Chairman of the English Department where he obtained emeritus status. He taught on the high school level for 28 years.
Dr. Tate served as a first lieutenant in World War II and received certificates of graduation for training from the School of Personnel Services, Washington and Lee University at Lexington, Virginia, and from the School of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Warfare, at Frankfurt, Germany.
Dr. Tate is the author of two books - The Social Implications of the Writings and the Career of James Weldon Johnson and Wordplay and Poetry. He was active in many organizations, including Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity.
It consists of a photograph, playlet, books, and an award.
Arranged by type.
Dr. Ernest C. Tate papers. Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.
The Dr. Ernest Cater Tate Collection was given to the Auburn Avenue Research Library by Mrs. Faustina Hall Tate and her son Ernest Michael Tate.
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection.
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
|1||1||Playet: The World of James Weldon Johnson, A Playlet by Dr. Ernest C. Tate. Inspired By Weekend Workshop (Feb 11, 13, 1977) Held At Jackson State University. Under Auspices of Institute For Teaching And Learning To Be Performed By Classes In Humanities, 1977|
|2||8x10 Black and White, Photograph Of Dr. Earnest C. Tate, No Date|
|3||Bronze Jubilee Award In Literature, 1982|
|4||Book, Entitled; " Word Play and Poetry". By Earnest Carter Tate. New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 1980 (3 copies), 1980|
|5||Book, Entitled: " The Social Implications Of The Career Of James Weldon Johnson." By Earnest C. Tate. New York: The American Press, 1968, 1968|