Kenneth Clark papers, 1954-1982.


Kenneth Clark papers, 1954-1982.

The collection contains drafts of Roy Wilkins' and Ramsey Clark's book, "Commission of Inquiry into the Black Panthers and the Police. Search and Destroy: a Report, 1973 concerning the police raid of the Black Panther headquarters in Chicago on December 4, 1969, resulting in the deaths of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark. The reports of the Grand Jury which conducted the investigation as well as the Commission's findings are included. Also, photocopies of photographs depicting the scene of the raid. Additionally, there are reports from the Metropolitan Applied Research Center, 1967-1975; and minutes of the New York State Urban Development Corporation.

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New York State Urban Development Corporation (corporateBody)

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Two Cities' Project (Newark, N.J.) (corporateBody)

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Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005 (person)

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Two Cities' Project (White Plains, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

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Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969 (person)