Records, 1966-1968.


National Conference for New Politics. Records, 1966-1968.

Records, 1966-1968.

Records of a group organized in 1965 by a coalition of leaders in the peace, civil rights, student, and independent political movements to forge ways in which to work together toward their common political objectives. The processed portion of the collection consists of announcements, resolutions, rules, speeches (by Donna Allen, James Forman, Martin Luther King, Jr., William F. Pepper, and Benjamin Spock), and press releases for the conference "New Politics - '68 and Beyond," August 31-September 4, 1967; also including a file of miscellaneous mailings, 1966-1968.

0.1 c.f. (1 folder); plus.additions of 0.6 c.f.

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Pepper, William F (person)

Forman, James, 1928-2005 (person)

Social activist and organizer James Forman was born on October 4, 1928, in Chicago. He spent much of his childhood with his grandmother on a farm in Marshall County, Mississippi. His grandmother stressed the importance of education and his experiences in the segregated South proved very important in his developing social consciousness.Forman completed high school in 1947. He attended Chicago's Wilson Junior College before joining the U.S. Air Force. After completing four years of military servic...

Wood, Michael P. (person)

Allen, Donna Campbell (person)

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (person)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

National Conference for New Politics (corporateBody)

Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 (person)

Pediatrician and author. From the description of Benjamin Spock correspondence and photograph, 1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984314 Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) was an American pediatrician, author, and peace activist. He is the author of the worldwide best-selling book Baby and Child Care . From the guide to the Benjamin Spock Papers, 1945-1990, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Epithet: paediatrician ...