Records, 1957-1965.

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Records, 1957-1965.

Records of a group formed in 1958 to defend two young North Carolina black boys who were jailed for having kissed a white girl.

0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and1 reel of microfilm (35mm); plusadditions of 0.1 c.f.,41 photographs, and41 negatives.

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Nixon, E. D.

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Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

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