Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

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National organization established in 1946 to, among other things, "combat all forms of discrimination against ... labor, the Negro people and the Jewish people, and racial, political, religious, and national minorities." The organization folded in 1955 under pressure from the United States Attorney-General and the House Un-American Activities Committee, which accused the organization of being subversive.

From the description of Civil Rights Congress records, 1946-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122431272

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Guide to the Labor Research Association Records, 1914-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the James E. Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson Papers, 1917-2018 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn McPhaul, Arthur,. Oral history interview with Arthur McPhaul, 1970. Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
referencedIn Guide to the Arnold Johnson Papers, 1926-1989 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Simon W. and Sophie Gerson Papers, 1925-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn International Labor Defense. International Labor Defense records, 1926-1946. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Guide to the Labor Research Association Records, 1914-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
referencedIn Macki, Eleanor,. Oral history interview with Eleanor Macki, 1970. Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
referencedIn Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Papers, 1914-1950. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Guide to the Communist Party of the United States of America Records, 1892-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Naiman, Max, 1903-. Max Naiman papers, 1923-1975. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Hawkins, Oscar F. (Oscar Ferdinand), 1872-1964. Oscar F. Hawkins and family papers, 1888-1963. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Guide to the James E. Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson Papers, 1917-2018 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn International Labor Defense records, 1926-1946 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Guide to the Labor Research Association Records, 1914-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture. Campaign to free Mrs. Rosa Lee Ingram collection, 1954 February-May. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Civil Rights Congress records The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Guide to the Barbara Kopple Collection on the Peekskill Riots, 1925-1999 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Naomi Achenbach Benson papers, 1895-1961, 1935-1961 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Guide to the Simon W. and Sophie Gerson Papers, 1925-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Arnold Johnson Papers, 1926-1989 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Herbert Aptheker Papers, 1842-1999, (bulk 1934-1994) Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Arnold Johnson Papers, 1926-1989 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Marshall, George, 1904-2000. George Marshall papers, 1933-1955. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Benson, Naomi Achenbach. Naomi Achenbach Benson papers, 1895-1961 (bulk 1935-1961). University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Crawford, Matt N. Matt N. and Evelyn Graves Crawford papers, [ca. 1932-1967]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Political and Radical Ephemera Collection: Area Studies ARCH 00165 ., ca. 1900s-1970s Cushing Memorial Library,
referencedIn Califf, Joseph, 1911-. Papers, 1936-1977. 1936-1950 (bulk). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Guide to the Steve Nelson Papers, 1937-1991 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Civil Rights Congress (U.S.). Civil Rights Congress records, 1946-1955. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Aptheker, Herbert person
associatedWith Benson, Naomi Achenbach person
associatedWith Benson, Naomi Achenbach. person
associatedWith Califf, Joseph, 1911- person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Crawford, Matt N. person
associatedWith Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. person
associatedWith Davis, Benjamin J. 1903-1964. person
associatedWith Gerson, Simon W. person
associatedWith Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. person
associatedWith Hawkins, Oscar F. (Oscar Ferdinand), 1872-1964. person
associatedWith International Labor Defense. corporateBody
associatedWith Jackson, Esther Cooper person
associatedWith Jackson, James E., 1914-2007. person
associatedWith Johnson, Arnold 1904-1989. Arnold Samuel. person
associatedWith Johnson, Arnold (Arnold Samuel), 1904-1989 person
associatedWith Johnson, Arnold Samuel, 1904-1989. person
associatedWith Kopple, Barbara. person
associatedWith Labor Research Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Macki, Eleanor, person
associatedWith Marshall, George, 1904-2000. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith McPhaul, Arthur, person
associatedWith Naiman, Max, 1903- person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Nelson, Steve, 1903- person
associatedWith Patterson, William L. 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 person
associatedWith Van Sickle person
associatedWith Winston, Henry. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Communist parties
Civil rights movements--History--20th century
Communist Trial, New York, N.Y., 1949
African Americans--Political activity
Discrimination
African Americans--History--1877-1964
African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights--Societies, etc
Civil rights movements--Race relations
Trials (Political crimes and offenses)
Occupation
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Active 1946

Active 1955

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