Records. 1961-1964.


Records. 1961-1964.

Group promoting civil rights, intergroup relations, desegregation. Includes correspondence, minutes, financial reports, press releases, clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, newsletters, lists, press releases, bank statements, biographical data, and the Articles of Incorporation, Constitution and By-laws of the organization. Subjects include desegregation of schools, both public and Catholic, in New Orleans and other sections of the state and country. Information on the activities of certain groups, such as the South Louisiana Citizens Council, The Citizens Council of Greater New Orleans, NAACP, Save Our Schools, Inc., etc. comprises portions of the collection. Items of special interest include a copy of the excommunication warning issued to ten Catholics, including Mrs. B.J. Gaillot, Jr., Jackson G. Ricau, and Leander H. Perez, Sr.; a confidential report from the Southern Field Service to the Directors of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice dated 1962; and an address delivered by Henry Cabirac, Jr. in Lafayette before the 42nd Annual Convention of the Knights of Peter Claver in 1962. Corespondents include Matthew Ahmann, Henry Bezou, Henry A. Cabirac, Jr., Francis Doyle, John Patrick Cody, C. Ellis Henican, John P. Sisson, Alexander P. Tureaud, Abp. Philip M. Hannan, Charles Plauche, James Walsh, Albert Foley, and Joseph Francis Rummel.

2 mm. boxes. 0.8 linear ft.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (corporateBody)

Organizational History and List of Officers Organizational History 1909 Issued the “Call,” a statement calling for a conference to protest discrimination and violence against African Americans Convened the National Negro Conference on May 31 and June 1, New York, N.Y. E...

Plauche, Charles Joseph, 1917- (person)

Doyle, Francis (person)

Gaillot, B. J. Jr., n. d. (person)

Catholic Council on Human Relations, New Orleans, La (1961-1964) (corporateBody)

Walsh, James P. Jr., 1910- (person)

Citizens' Council of Greater New Orleans (corporateBody)

Bezou, Henry C. (person)

Catholic Church (corporateBody)

During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...

Sisson, John P., n. d. (person)

Ricau, Jackson G., n. d. (person)

Cabirac, Henry A. Jr., n. d. (person)

Tureaud, Alexander Pierre, 1899-1972 (person)

Foley, Albert S., 1912-1990 (person)

Albert Sidney Foley was born in 1912, and died at the age of 78 in 1990 at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. The Jesuit priest was known for his work for racial justice in Alabama throughout the Civil Rights Movement. At the time of his death, he was Director of the Human Relations Center at Spring Hill College as well as Director of a job training program to serve Mobile's disadvantaged. He worked at Spring Hill College since 1953, and founded the Sociology and Psychology departments at t...

Henican, C. Ellis, 1905- (person)

Hannan, Philip M. 1913- (person)

Perez, Leander, 1891-1969 (person)

Ahmann, Matthew Hall, 1931- (person)

Knights of Peter Claver (42nd Convention. : 1962) (corporateBody)

Cody, John Patrick., 1907-82. (person)

Rummel, Joseph F. (person)

Rummel was the Archbishop of New Orleans from 1935 until his death. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1942-1945, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864301 ...

National Catholic Conference for International Justice (1962) (corporateBody)