March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

This is a program from civil rights march on Washington, DC.

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John Lewis (b. February 21, 1940, Troy, AL) is an American politician and is a prominent civil rights leader. Since 1987, he is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Lewis, who as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington, played many key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and its actions to end legalized racial segregation in the United States. ...

Nash, Diane, 1938-

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Bates, Daisy

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Arkansas-born social activist and author. Born Daisy Lee Gatson, she married L. Christopher Bates, publisher of the Arkansas State Press, in 1942. The couple lived in Little Rock (Pulaski County) where they published their newspaper and were active in the Arkansas State Conference of the NAACP. Mrs. Bates became the advisor to the Little Rock Nine, the first group to integrate Central High School in 1957. Following the writing of her memoirs in 1960, Mrs. Bates worked for the Democratic National...

Richardson, Gloria, 1922-

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Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin E. Mays : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527874 Benjamin E. Mays (1895- ), president of Morehouse College during the Atlanta 1960-1961 sit-ins. From the description of Benjamin Elijah Mays oral history interview, 1978 Nov. 29. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38727125 President of Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., from 1940...

O'Boyle, Patrick, 1896-1987

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Randolph, A. Philip, 1889-1979

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Civil rights leader and President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Randolph died in 1979. From the guide to the A. Philip Randolph collection, 1940-1978, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) ...

Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993

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American contralto. From the description of Collection of Test Pressings, 1936-1966. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228821379 From the description of Collection of Music Manuscripts, ca. 1910-1980. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228428185 From the description of Collection of Photographs, 1898-1992. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228427170 From the description of Collection of ...

Evers-Williams, Myrlie.

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Prinz, Joachim, 1902-1988

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Farmer, James, 1920-1999

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Miller, Uri, 1906-1972

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Jessye, Eva, 1895-1992

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Eva Jessye-Director of Music-Writer. b. Coffeyville, Kan.; educated Western University, Kansas City, Kan.; State University for Colored, Langston, OK. Director of Music, Morgan College, Baltimore, Md., 1920; Editorial staff, Afro-American, Baltimore, Md., one year. Won prizes: Essay, Music, Poetry, Interstate Literary Society of Kansas and the West; President Interstate Society, 1924. Director of Music, first all-Negro moving picture, "Hallelujah," produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation, di...

Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972

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Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970

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Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005

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Rosa Louis Lee Parks (1913-2005) became an icon of the civil rights movement after she was arrested and jailed for refusing to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus in 1955. Her courage led to the Montgomery bus boycott and eventual court order outlawing segregation and discrimination on buses in that city. She was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal, the United States' highest civilian honor, in July of 1999. ...

Ahmann, Mathew H.

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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)

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Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005

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Rosa Louis Lee Parks (1913-2005) became an icon of the civil rights movement after she was arrested and jailed for refusing to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus in 1955. Her courage led to the Montgomery bus boycott and eventual court order outlawing segregation and discrimination on buses in that city. She was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal, the United States' highest civilian honor, in July of 1999. ...

Young, Whitney M. Whitney M. Young papers.

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Sociologist. Whitney Moore Young, Jr. (1921-1971) was Executive Director of the National Urban League, 1961-1971. From the description of Papers, 1960-1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122443095 ...

Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

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Civil rights leader and journalist; d. 1981. From the description of Papers, 1915-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605113 Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri, grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Wilkins edited the KANSAS CITY CALL, a Black newspaper, from 1923 to 1931. Wilkins became Assistant Secretary of the NAACP in 1931 and became Executive Secretary in 1955. Under his leadership the NAACP grew to 350,000 members. ...