Records, 1965-1979.


Records, 1965-1979.

Records of a Madison, Wisconsin, organization (1965-1977) which provided economic assistance for Southern blacks during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

1.0 c.f. (1 record center carton),2 tape recordings; plusadditions of 0.4 c.f.,46 photographs,11 negatives, and72 transparencies.

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