Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987

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Bayard Rustin (b. March 17, 1912, West Chester, PA – d. August 24, 1987, Manhattan, New York) was anAfrican-American Quaker who was concerned with nonviolence, socialism, civil rights, race relations, and international relations. He was connected with the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Friends Service Committee, War Resisters League, Congress of Racial Equality, and Committee for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. He was imprisoned during World War II for draft refusal based on his absolute pacifism.

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referencedIn Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994. Bernice V. Robinson papers, 1957-1985 (bulk 1960-1980). College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Michigan. Fellowship of Reconciliation, Michigan records, 1940-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Farley Bldg Dedication [Penn Station 5/19/99] [1] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Louis Stulberg, President. Correspondence, 1945-1977 [bulk 1966-1975]. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
creatorOf National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Audio materials, 1956-1977 [sound recording]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Harper's Magazine Records, 1847-1983, (bulk 1940-1983) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn League for Industrial Democracy Records, 1920-1996 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Allen, Robert I. [Black nationalism and Black power pamphlets]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters Records, 1920-1968, (bulk 1950-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Rustin, Bayard, 1910-. Papers, 1942-1987 (bulk 1963-1980). Library of Congress
referencedIn Media Resources Center (University of Michigan) films and videotapes, 1930s and 1948-1986 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. Collection, 1947-1951. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kaufman, Abraham. Abraham Kaufman papers, 1942-1997 Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Committee for Non-Violent Integration. Collection, 1956. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987. Papers of Bayard Rustin, 1942-1987 (bulk 1963-1980). Library of Congress
referencedIn Daniel P. Moynihan Papers, 1765-2003, (bulk 1955-2000) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. Series 6, Subseries 4. Bayard Rustin interview, 1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bloomstein, Charles. Bayard Rustin memorial service, the Community Church, NYC, Oct. 1, 1987 [videorecording]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Will Inman Papers, 1910-2009 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kahn, Tom. Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992 (bulk 1963-1972). Library of Congress
referencedIn John R. Hickman Audio Collection. 1925 - 1975. Sound Recordings of Historical Radio Broadcasts, World War II Government Documentaries, and Popular Radio Shows. 1906 - 1993. Focus on Bayard Rustin
referencedIn United Federation of Teachers. Oral histories [sound recording], 1985-1987. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987. Reminiscences of Bayard Rustin : oral history, 1987. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers of the European Organiser of the American-European Peace March from San Francisco to Moscow, 1960-1962 University of Bradford
referencedIn Bloomstein, Charles. Collection, 1938-2002. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn E. E. Cummings papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Farley Bldg Dedication [Penn Station 5/19/99] [2] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Newman, Edwin H. Papers, 1944-1978. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Papers, 1827-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records of the Bureau of Prisons. 1870 - 2009. Notorious Offenders Files
referencedIn National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. Series 1, Subseries 1, Sub-subseries 9. Ted Mitchell interviews, 1975-1976. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office. ILGWU. Louis Stulberg correspondence, 1945-1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Michigan State University. Michigan State University. Labor history cassettes, speeches, [1896]-1912, 1941-1975, 1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Socialist Party (U.S.). Records of the Socialist Party (U.S.), 1897-1976. Library of Congress
referencedIn National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. Series 1, Subseries 1, Sub-subseries 1. Leon Davis interviews, 1975-1981. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Tom Kahn Papers, 1959-1992, (bulk 1963-1972) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wiley, George A. Papers, 1949-1975. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. We shall overcome [sound recording], 1963. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Conference on Democracy in Education Records, Bulk, 1949-1950, 1949-2000, (Bulk 1949-1950) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986. Papers, 1955-1965. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Employees. National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. Local 1199. Oral History Project. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Media Resources Center (University of Michigan) records, 1948-1987, 1948-1987 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983 (bulk 1940-1983). Library of Congress
referencedIn Social Democrats, USA Records, 1937-1994, (Bulk 1970-1994) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Weston, M. Moran, 1910-. Papers, 1824-1994. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters records, 1920-1968 (bulk 1950-1968). Library of Congress
referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
referencedIn Workers' Defense League. Workers Defense League records, 1935-1971. Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs
referencedIn William K. Hefner Papers MS 129., 1945-1987, 1959-1964 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. Records, 1902-1972. 1940-1972 (bulk). Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
creatorOf Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987. Collection, 1947-1987. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bayard Rustin Papers, 1942-1987, (bulk 1963-1980) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. Series 1, Subseries 1, Sub-subseries 2. Moe Foner interview, 1975-1981. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Conference on Science, Philosophy, and Religion. Records. 1939-1977. 1940-1968. Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
creatorOf Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation. Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Freedom House (U.S.). Freedom House archives, 1936-1997. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Gollin, Albert E. Bureau of Social Science Research files, 1962-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jones, Charles Miles, 1906-1993. Charles Miles Jones papers, 1924-1990s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968. Norman Thomas papers, 1904-1967, bulk (1933-1967). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. Papers: Series IV-V, 1940-1984 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frankford Friends Forum Committee. Records, 1930-1980, (bulk 1940-1950). Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Sam Reiss Photographs - Part II: Photographic Prints, Bulk, 1950-1975, Circa 1930-1975 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Branch, Taylor. Taylor Branch papers, 1865-2009 (bulk 1958-2009). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn M. Moran Weston Papers, 1824-1994 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Records, 1915-[ongoing]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Borton, Hugh. Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics, 1886-1987 bulk 1930s-1980s. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Peter Graham Collection Relating to Bayard Rustin, circa 1960-2002 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Norman Thomas papers, 1904-1967, 1933-1967 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1940-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Floyd B. McKissick Papers, 1940s-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn American Committee on Africa. Archives 1948-1988. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation. Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Bureau of Social Science Research files, 1962-1970 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Frank, Walter, 1882-1969. Papers of Walter Frank [manuscript], 1866-1970 (bulk 1925-1970). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Fast for Peace Committee (U.S.). Collection, 1950-1951. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979. James T. Farrell-Cleo Paturis papers, 1909-2006, bulk 1949-2004. Newberry Library
creatorOf Felmet, Joseph Andrew. Joseph Andrew Felmet papers, 1947-1983 (bulk 1948-1950). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Papers of Betty Friedan, 1933-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987. ALS, 1946 July 3 : New York, N.Y. to Douglas Steere. Haverford College Library
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associatedWith American Committee on Africa. corporateBody
associatedWith American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) corporateBody
associatedWith American Friends Service Committee. corporateBody
correspondedWith Azikiwe, Nnamdi, 1904-1996. person
correspondedWith Begin, Menachem, 1913-1992 person
correspondedWith Betty Friedan person
correspondedWith Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Bloomstein, Charles. person
correspondedWith Bookbinder, Hyman Harry, 1916- person
associatedWith Branch, Taylor. person
correspondedWith Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. corporateBody
associatedWith Carter, April., b 1937 person
associatedWith Carter, Ben-Ammi. person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924- person
associatedWith Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993. person
associatedWith Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998. person
associatedWith Committee for Non-Violent Integration. corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Conference on Democracy in Education (Brooklyn, N.Y.: March, 1950). corporateBody
associatedWith Conference on Science, Philosophy, and Religion. corporateBody
associatedWith Congress of Racial Equality. corporateBody
associatedWith Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. corporateBody
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associatedWith Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. person
associatedWith DiGia, Ralph. person
associatedWith Edwin, Ed, person
associatedWith Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979. person
associatedWith Fast for Peace Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Michigan. corporateBody
associatedWith Felmet, Joseph Andrew. person
associatedWith Frank, Walter, 1882-1969. person
correspondedWith Freedom House (U.S.) corporateBody
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associatedWith Gollin, Albert E. person
associatedWith Graham, Peter S. person
associatedWith Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frankford Friends Forum Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Harper's Magazine corporateBody
associatedWith Hefner, William K. person
associatedWith Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010. person
associatedWith Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-2010. person
correspondedWith Inman, Will, 1923- person
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith International Rescue Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986. person
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. corporateBody
associatedWith Jones, Charles Miles, 1906-1993. person
associatedWith Kahn, Tom. person
associatedWith Kahn, Tom. person
associatedWith Kaplan, Kivie, 1904-1975. person
associatedWith Kaufman, Abraham. corporateBody
associatedWith Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968. person
associatedWith King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. person
associatedWith League for Industrial Democracy. corporateBody
associatedWith League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. corporateBody
associatedWith March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922- person
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associatedWith Michigan State University. corporateBody
associatedWith Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003. person
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associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. corporateBody
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associatedWith Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972. person
associatedWith Norton, Eleanor Holmes. person
associatedWith Norton, Eleanor Holmes. person
correspondedWith Pauli Murray, 1910-1985 person
associatedWith Platt, Selma. person
associatedWith Poole, Anita. person
associatedWith Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979. person
associatedWith Reiss, Sam. person
associatedWith Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
associatedWith Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986. person
associatedWith Social Democrats, USA corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Southern Christian Leadership Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995. person
associatedWith Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith United Federation of Teachers. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Media Resources Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Sickle person
associatedWith Weston, M. Moran, 1910- person
associatedWith Wiesel, Elie, 1928- person
associatedWith Wiley, George A. person
associatedWith Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981. person
correspondedWith Workers' Defense League. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Africa
Africa
Haiti
Israel
Israel
Indochina
Indochina
Israel
United States
United States
South Africa
Haiti
United States
Subject
African Americans--Relations with Jews
African Americans--Social conditions
Black nationalism
Election monitoring
Refugees--Haiti
Racism
African Americans--History--Sources
African Americans--Civil rights
Race relations
Social problems
Riots
Quakers
Anti-imperialist movements
Human rights
World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors
Gays--Civil rights
Anti-imperialist movements--Africa
Poverty
African American labor union members
Civil rights workers--Interviews
Quakers--History--Sources
Gay rights
School integration
Refugees--Indochina
Pacifists--History--Sources
Labor unions
Segregation--History--Sources
Civil rights
Pacifism
African American youth
Civil rights--African Americans--History--Sources
Anti-nuclear movement
Civil rights demonstrations
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
Refugees
African Americans--Segregation
Conscientious objectors--History--Sources
Prison discipline
Convict labor
Occupation
Pacifists
Conscientious objectors--United States
Quakers--United States
Civil rights leaders
Human rights workers
Social reformers
Civil rights workers
Function

Person

Birth 1912-03-17

Death 1987-08-24

Americans

English

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